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Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant

Project Duration: 11 months
Proposed start date: 8 April, 2013
Location: office based at UNICEF Malaysia

Goal and Objectives

To support the development of UNICEF's corporate engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagement in Malaysia which will include a special focus on implementation of children's rights. Major stakeholders and potential partners will include key government and private sector agencies, Multi-National Companies (MNCs), Public Listed Companies (PLCs), Small Medium Enterprise (SMEs) as well as civil society organizations

Scope of work

The Consultant's scope of work includes building new and existing relationships between UNICEF and the corporate businesses sector and its stakeholders all of which will contribute towards the programmatic results of UNICEF Country Programme Action Plan 2011-2015.

More specifically the consultant will:

1  Set up an on-going database with information that includes MCO's engagement and relationship with companies. This database can be used by MCO to improve its future standard operating procedures (SOP) in deciding on how best to engage with companies.

2  Support UNICEF to liaise between UNICEF and companies who are seeking to collaborate with UNICEF or exploring further understanding of how they can support the implementation of the CRC.

3  Explore and identify concrete initiatives with United Nations Global Compac Malaysia Chapter to strengthen advocacy on children rights and business practices.

4  Produce and co-develop training materials for both external and internal trainings based on the CRBP, CSR review document, UNICEF CSR Workbook, UNICEF CSR tools and materials, child rights materials and all published BBPCs. The internal trainings will assist MCO's programme capacity to understand better how child friendly CSR carried out by businesses can help achieve programmatic results for children. External trainings that involve interaction with companies and businesses to adopt a children's rights framework in their business making. Its goals will be to promote child-friendly CSR and provide corporates with thorough awareness and understanding as well as the know-how to implement child-friendly CSR.

5  Develop together with input from MCO key staff a MCO CSR strategy and future action plan, based on regional and global trends in CSR.

Expected Key Deliverables

1  Data Management
     §  Management of CSR database and companies' initiatives and collaboration with MCO

2  Knowledge Sharing
     §  Final report and agreed published documents on internal and external Capacity Building
     §  Final Draft Guidelines for corporate engagement and CSR based on Programmatic Priorities

3  3. Advocacy and Awareness Raising
     §  Final draft of curriculum training materials for internal MCO training Final draft of curriculum for COMTRAC CSR training sessions
     §  Final published BBPC 5/2013

4  4. CSR Strategy for UNICEF Malaysia


The Consultant will be under the supervision of the Social Policy Specialist and will work closely with the Programme, Communications and Fundraising teams.

Qualification and Experience

§  Possess a Master's Degree in Economic, Business, Law, Public Administration or an industry with specialization in corporate relations and partnerships.
§  Good knowledge and at least 2-5 years of working experience with corporate social responsibility in the corporate sector or resource mobilization with an international organization.
§  Ability to build partnerships and networks in the corporate sector bodies.
§  Good skills in networking and partnerships
§  Good writing and analytical skills
§  Knowledge on UNICEF programming and strategic engagement is an asset.
§  Team player and ability to work in a multi-cultural and international environment.


Successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration under the UN system.

To apply:
Please send the application together with a detailed resume, transcripts, current and expected salaries (*Mark clearly Position on the envelope) to:

Human Resource Section
UNICEF Malaysia

Wisma UN, Block C, 2nd Floor,
Kompleks Pejabat Damansara,
Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights,
50490 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

Alternatively, the application can also be emailed to mailto:kualalumpur@unicef.org

Application deadline: Friday, 8 March 2013
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.




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