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Environmental and Social Standards Expert, UNICEF – New York

Organization: UNICEF

Position Title: Consultancy Assignment: Environmental and Social Standards Expert, Division for Data, Research and Policy

Location: New York City, New York

Application Deadline: July 2, 2015

Description: 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.


  • Advanced university degree in field related to international development, with specific academic background related to social and environmental sustainability.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ Senior-level experience related to social and environmental sustainability and impact assessment in an international development/UN context.
  • Technical expertise in environmental and social safeguards, including environmental and social impact assessment, human rights, gender and indigenous peoples is required
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, advocacy and presentational skills an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious & effective working relationship both within and outside an organization.
  • Prior UNICEF/UN experience and familiarity with UNICEF programme, policies and goals preferred.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Analyses and integrates diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.
  • Writes high quality documents that are clear, convincing and applicable.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups. Actively nurtures good relationships with people across all organizational levels and boundaries, and with government counterparts and non-government stakeholders.
  • Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.
  • Contributes and tries out innovative approaches and insights.
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty.
  • Experience working under minimum supervision and tight deadlines.

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to send their submissions to [email protected] with subject line: “Environmental and Social Standards Expert, Division for Data, Research and Policy – Consultancy”.

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
    • CV
    P-11 form
  • Indicate where you heard about this advertisement

    Please indicate your ability, availabilityand daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above. Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

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