Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
For every child, dedication.
UNICEF delivers change by combining high-quality programmes at scale, harnessing innovation and collecting evidence, in partnership with Governments, other UN partners, IFIs, civil society, the private sector, communities and children. It uses these to leverage wider change nationally and globally through advocacy, communications and campaigning. UNICEF also builds public support around the world to volunteer, advocate and mobilize resources for the cause of children, and works with partners to achieve an even greater impact.
The Deputy Director, Public Partnerships Division (PPD) will assist the Director in driving organization’s strategic engagement and partnerships for children by mobilizing and leveraging resources from government, large intergovernmental organizations, IFIs and international civil society organizations to maximize longer-term, flexible and predictable revenue in support of UNICEF programmes for children.
The Deputy Director will oversee teams in and outside New York and collaborate closely with Country Offices, Regional Offices, HQ Divisions to expand engagement and strengthen relations with key public partners including government donors and multilateral partners.
How can you make a difference?
The Deputy Director’s key functions and accountabilities include:
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have
For every child, you demonstrate
This position is classified as “rotational” which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.