UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
How can you make a difference?
To support our expanding work in this area, UNICEF seeks to hire a professionally qualified and experienced child protection consultant, with research, relationship building and organisational skills and ideally knowledge of children’s use of the internet.
Key deliverables will include:
- Develop, maintain and update a working document for planning and monitoring the child online protection project
- Support and track communication with Tencent and UNICEF’s PFP on supporting the MOU activities and draft minutes of (virtual) meetings
- Contribute to preparation of relevant documents such as donor report and event reports
- Contribute to at least four convening events with government partners, industry, and researchers
- Provide inputs to at least four communication products to communicate UNICEF’s work on child online protection
- Support to research, such as preparatory work, including but not limited to the situation analysis study of children’s use of the internet, especially the mapping of researchers and methodology
- Provide support to a Parents’ Guide on online safety for children and linking it to the existing health portal explored with UNICEF Health Section and to Tencent platform
- Support to documentation of key MOU related materials
- Provide a monthly summary of key activities and progress made on the deliverables
- Provide a final consultancy report on review/observations of the implementation process and recommendations for the way forward
To qualify, you will have
- University degree in Law, Communication, Sociology, or a related field.
- At least 2 years relevant work experience, preferably at the national or international level in the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of development projects;
- Proven analytical and research skills in the area of internet of things and knowledge of child protection issues in China. Knowledge on child online protection an asset;
- Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills;
- Strong relationship building skills with internal and external counterparts;
- Strong organizational skills;
- Creative thinking and ability to take initiatives;
- Computer skills: Command of standard office software packages; Internet research, webpage maintenance;
- Work experience with the UN or other international development organisations is an asset;
- Fluency in English and Mandarin, both written and spoken.
For every Child, you demonstrate
- Respect for and adherence to UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, and Integrity
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural environment
- Strong drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work
- Interest in learning and researching, gathering comprehensive information to support decision making