Three-day Humanitarian Innovators Network lab brought together emergency response workers to discuss how innovation can improve humanitarian action. © UNICEF Video
UNICEF has a long history of engaging with the corporate sector and philanthropic communities. © UNICEF Video

Are you an expert in developing technology and innovation partnerships and engaging with the corporate sector and philanthropic communities? Do you want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children?

UNICEF is seeking to hire a consultant that will assist in developing and implementing a UNICEF engagement strategy and tools with organizations in Silicon Valley including a) mapping of potential technology partners in Silicon Valley and their intersection with children’s issues, b) outlining a set of engagement opportunities and methods that will connect technology experts and funding with UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and other innovation efforts, and c) creating and implementing a communication and outreach plan and tools to support the Last Mile Initiative that works to give young people around the world access to information, opportunities, and choice.

Duty station and duration of contract: The consultant will work full time and will be based out of San Francisco, CA for the period of 1 July-31 December 2014. The work may require travel as needed.

Qualified candidates are requested to send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae in English, a daily rate, and a United Nations Personal History Form (P-11) to slbammer(at)unicef.org by 20 June 2014, making reference to “UNICEF Innovation partnerships with Silicon Valley Consultancy”. Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.

For more information about the position and applying, click here.

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Check also other job opportunities within UNICEF Innovation work.

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