Consultancy Assignment: Digitally Connected Partnership Coordinator

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultant to support the development of Digitally Connected network and to coordinate activities and events emerging from the network. The consultant will work closely with the Voices of Youth team in New York Headquarters, as well as Digitally Connected members and partners to grow the network, ensure visibility, with the ultimate goals of stimulating discussion about the impact of digital on children’s rights and generating new information, ideas and insights on the issue.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.
Minimum requirements and competencies:

• Experience working with UNICEF & The Berkman Centre for Internet & Society.
• Expert knowledge of digital and social media growth and trends among children and youth globally and the impact on child rights.
• Knowledge of UNICEF’s mandate and work done in the area of child rights in the digital world.
• Extensive international contacts among diverse stakeholders working in the areas of child rights in the digital world.
• Experience in undertaking research: strong analytical skills and ability to examine sources critically based on methodology and sampling.
• Strong project management skills, as well as writing and editing skills.

How to Apply:

Applications should be sent to: digitalstrategy@unicef.org by 9 November 2015. When sending to this mailbox, please ensure that the position you are applying for, ‘Digitally Connected partnership coordinator’, is quoted on the subject line. Applicants MUST submit their resume along with a signed and dated (not typed) UNICEF P-11. Please send details of the daily fee/rate (in USD) you are willing to accept for the performance of this job. Please state whether negotiable or non-negotiable. To download P11: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/Personal_History_P11.doc
Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. Non-US candidates must be in possession of an existing US G4 visa or be a US permanent resident/citizen.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.