Unicef UK

Head of Children's Rights and Business – Business Engagement

Unicef UK
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
Circa £50,000 per annum
11 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Fixed term; 9 – 12 months (maternity cover)

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

We are currently seeking a Head of Children’s Rights and Business – Business Engagement, which jointly leads the Children’s Right and Business Unit.

The role is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the CRBU, with a specific focus on engaging directly with business and industry, including existing Corporate Partners and prospects, to provide technical human rights support and to develop and build strategic CRB partnerships to achieve impact for children.

To succeed, you will have a strong track record of working with businesses on corporate sustainability/social impact issues. Whether you gained this experience in-house in a CSR or Sustainability function, or within a consultancy or trade body, you will have a detailed knowledge of business and human rights/child rights, corporate sustainability and accountability. You will excel at building successful relationships with a range of senior level contacts and you will be comfortable working in a complex organisation across different departments/business functions.

Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 28 March 2019.

Interview date: Thursday, 11 April 2019.

Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights. CVs will not be accepted.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

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