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UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund

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Application deadline 10 days ago: Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 15:55 UTC

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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, Care

UNICEF China Country Office (CCO) is committed to support a high performing team, by nurturing and investing in its personnel, with the aim to achieve quality results for children in China and beyond.

The Roster of professional coach consultants will provide a pool of candidates that can be used by UNICEF China office to facilitate individual and group learning and development through coaching, trainings, and workshops on performance management, team effectiveness, career development and leadership.

How can you make a difference?

The consultants are expected to:

• Provide one-on-one and group coaching service. Topics may include but are not limited to: Identifying specific areas for growth, 360 assessment debriefs, general coaching, leadership coaching, career coaching, and team building. • Deliver online and face-to-face workshops and webinars. This may include but is not limited to: Design and deliver HR Learning programmes for Capacity Building in various areas of work, leadership, staff wellbeing related topics, performance management and career management, design training material (slides workbooks, user guides...), facilitate team meetings or deliver Training of Trainers workshops as required. • Conduct capacity building for the HR staff of CCO in the areas of coaching & mentoring skills, facilitating learning and trainings. The assignments will involve a combination of the above, based on consultant background and needs expressed by different teams of UNICEF China and HR office.

The assignments will involve a combination of the above, based on consultant background and needs expressed by different teams of UNICEF China and HR office.

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

1. Minimum qualifications required -

• Master’s degree in leadership, Change management, Communication, Human Resources Management, Education, Business Administration, International Relations, or a relevant field. • Licenses or Professional certifications required are: ICF Coaching Certification or similar international accreditation.

2. Knowledge/Expertise/Skills required -

- Work experience-

• Minimum 300 hours of client coaching experience. • Sound knowledge and experience of delivering coaching at various levels. • Expertise in Human Resources, Organizational Development and an understanding of Performance Management, Career Development. • Expertise in designing and developing adult learning materials/resources/guidelines is an asset. • It is preferable that the individual has experience with, or in, multilateral institutions. • Knowledge of UN common practices in HR is an added advantage.

- Knowledge, skills and expertise required- • Strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills. • Proven competency in public speaking, team building, conflict resolution, leadership development, and collaboration skills. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or Chinese. • Working knowledge in English is required. Knowledge of another UN Language is a significant asset. Chinese language is a strong asset. • Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations. • Demonstrates professional competency and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and meeting results. • Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tact, discretion, and confidentiality. • Works effectively on multiple assignments simultaneously and adapts to changing demands and circumstances. • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and ability to establish harmonious working relations in a multicultural environment.

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.

How to submit your application

Please upload the following documents in your application -

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Copy of university diploma and professional qualifications
  • A catalogue of your services with the corresponding fees
  • Evidence of previous successful cases on coaching and/or trainings


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.

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