Argentina: TA- Corporate Alliances Assistant RSE (GS6), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Argentina
Closing date: 27 May 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

The job function of the post, under the general supervision of the Corporate Alliances Officer and the Corporate Alliances Specialist will be to contribute on reaching CRB goals for ACO, focusing on: 1) promoting CSR and children issues through private sector 2) supporting ACO CPD through private sector engagement.

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

Preparation and monitoring of the annual CRB plan:

  • Provides technical support on the preparation of the CRB plan and other documents requested by TACRO and Geneva.
  • Provides technical expertise, research’s and prepares key information about CSR and children rights, to be used as inputs for the annual plans. Performs in depth technical analysis of CSR trends and relevant documentation
  • CRBplan implementation:

  • Timely implementation of the CRB plan.
  • Monitors and regularly reports on progress, for supervisor action.
  • Provides technical knowledge and prepares relevant information to be used in reports, KPIs and documents, timely updated.
  • Provides technical expertise on corporate social responsibility and children rights and business related initiatives.
  • Effective execution of maintenance and prospecting of CRB allies.

  • Negotiates with actual and potential CRB partners.
  • Prepares and makes proposals through targeted presentations for potential CRB partners.
  • Attends appointments and meetings with CRB partners in order to propose new initiatives, provide background, conduct training and engage private sector stakeholders.
  • Analyses trends, identifies CRB opportunities and potential partners. Obtains all necessary information and provides technical support for decision making.
  • Effective process for assessment, sign-off and approval of existing and new CRB initiatives. Successful partnerships and relationships with different stakeholders.

  • Prepares necessary documentation for Salesforce submission. Proposal and agreement’s analysis and preparation: preparation of presentations to companies and other Private and Public Sector actors. Analyzes proposals.
  • Drafts agreements. Provides technical support on agreement’s content.
  • Maintains a positive and collaborative working relationship with partners.
  • Visits partners to see agreement’s execution and suggest improvements.
  • Provides technical support on the approval of the partners’ communicational activity plans and executions under the supervision of the Corporate CRB Officer.
  • Effective cross-functional collaboration with corporate colleagues, under the guidance of the Corporate Alliances Officers, as well as within PFP and ACO’s programme areas (necessary coordination for CRB initiatives).

  • Works with a positive attitude for teamwork within the corporate team and in collaboration with other PFP and ACO’s areas (operations and programme areas)
  • Carries out tactical administrative and control tasks related with implementation of CRB initiatives.
  • Coordinates initiatives related with private sector support to ACO CPD with the different programme areas (Heatlh, Education, Protection, Social Inclusion, Communication).
  • Maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with partners. Provides technical support in the development and strengthen of links with groups and organizations from the civil society whose support is essential to the achievement of corporate engagement and CSR objectives.
  • Maintain a close contact with UNICEF CSR Unit (Regional and Global), in order to ensure up to date knowledge of the organization’s global strategy.
  • Follow directives, instructions and comply with procedures, under the supervision of the Corporate CRB Officer, and in concordance with the organization guidelines and regulations. Administrative tasks and responsibilities are effectively carried out and delivered.

  • Makes decisions following established procedures on the implementation and monitoring of projects. Decisions will be in relation to the appropriate application of UNICEF policies, rules and regulations and under the supervision of the Corporate CRB Officer.
  • Search and select reliable and cost effective suppliers (design agencies, printing and mailing companies, CSR consultants, RRHH providers, etc)
  • Assures UNICEF visual brand identity is consistent across all agreements based on the UNICEF Brand Guidelines and Toolkit.
  • Follows up on the administrative aspects of the different corporate engagement agreements. Establishes/maintains a technical up-to-date documentation on agreement results, press coverage, use of logo and UNICEF image.
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate

    Competencies of Successful Candidate

    Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies

  • Following Instruction and Procedures (L2)
  • Analyzing (L2)
  • Planning & Organizing (L2)
  • Applying Technical Expertise (L2)
  • Technical Knowledge

    Experience: 6 years of progressively responsible work experience in corporate social responsibility and/or sustainability and/or external relations will be an asset.

    Language Requirements:Fluency in Spanish is essential. Working knowledge of English.

    Education: Completion of secondary school. Technical and/or university level courses in Communication, Sociology, Political Sciences, Corporate Social Responsibility will be an asset.

    Duration of the position:12 months, from: 01/06/2017 to 31/05/2018

    To view our competency framework, please click here.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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