South-South and Triangular Cooperation Consultant, NYHQ, Public Partnerships Division (PPD), 4 months

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. 

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. 

And we never give up. 

For every child, [insert tagline] 

South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) is a growth area for UNICEF, and in the last ten years, UNICEF has started to build some capacity for SSTC engagement and support. The main purpose of this consultancy is to support capacity building on SSCT in UNICEF, especially amongst partnerships officers. The consultant will promote the recently developed an online course for AGORA which will be available for all staff as the basis for targeted training workshops both online and in person. The consultant will also support the Africa/MENA team in integrating SSTC among MENA and Africa Cos and will support other initiatives as necessary and requested by the supervisor.

Scope of Work:
1. Finalise the course on SSTC for UNICEF staff members.
– Finalize the draft content for the SSTC course and share with key stakeholders for feedback and comments.
– Test run the course.
– Finalize content based on feedback.
2. Collaborate with AGORA staff to adapt the course for AGORA.
– Finalize course on AGORA to go live.
– Disseminate and advocate for the course
– Deliver the course based on the final version.
3. Support Africa/ MENA team in integrating SSTC in the work of the country offices and other relevant work.

How can you make a difference? 

Work Assignment Overview




1. Disseminate the AGORA with PPD and Agora support and staff to adapt the course.

– Finalize course for AGORA.

– Test run the course.

– Finalize course on AGORA and go live.

– Ensure that protype of UNICEF Facility on SSTC is available and easily accessible internally to UNICEF staff.

– Support UNICEF offices support Organize launch of the TAF prototype and monitor/support operation for 3 months.

– the course uploaded on Agora


– field testing & dissemination plans and reports


– Reviewed content and course delivery plans & reports of the conducted courses


25th June 2024


20th and 27th July 2024



28th August

and 25th September

2. As per the success of the program 3 courses are delivered with 3 Webinars are created as part of the launch

final report with suggestions for the way ahead


15th October 2024


To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or International Affairs.
  • Knowledge and experience of South-South and triangular cooperation.
  • Knowledge and skills in curriculum design and development of courses.
  • Knowledge of the UN and UNICEF’s mandate and work done in the area of SSTC, knowledge exchange and capacity building.
    Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. 

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

 To view our competency framework, please visit  here

 UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. 

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 

Advertised: 12 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Deadline: 26 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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