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Consultant, SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Pros

Posting Title: Consultant, SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals in China

Location: Shanghai, China

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. With over 12,000 participants in more than 100 countries, the UN Global Compact has an unparalleled global reach and the exclusive opportunity to activate a diverse network of business, investors, Government, UN and civil society stakeholders to advance sustainable development. Central to the UN Global Compact’s strategy are the nearly 70 Global Compact Networks around the world, driving business implementation of the UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals at the national and regional levels.

The Consultant will primarily have responsibilities with respect to the rollout and implementation of the SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals in China.

The Consultant will also be responsible for localizing, developing, implementing, measuring and improving the SDG Innovation Accelerator Program for Young Professionals to suit corporate needs in China and provide programmatic service to businesses in the area of SDG Innovation.

The SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals is an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to empower young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This nine-month programme activates future business leaders and changemakers to develop and drive innovative solutions through new technologies, initiatives, and business models and deliver on their company’s sustainability objectives.

Candidates should have exceptional communication and collaboration skills, coordinate projects with acute attention to details, be an effective team player and be a super user across a range of productivity tools and applications. This position will report to Head, China office of UN Global Compact and work closely with accelerator program colleagues in New York. The consultant will be located in Shanghai, China.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide administrative support to track, coordinate and ensure progress on the roll-out of the SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals in China

Serve as the focal administrative point for internal and external program stakeholders (innovators, facilitators, companies etc.)

Coordinate, connect, nurture and support pragramme participants to ensure active engagement, robust networking and timely updates to generate collective impact

Lead the delivery of presentations about the SDG Innovation Accelerator for Young Professionals to external audiences (e.g. funders, donors, sponsors, participating companies)

Coordinate the successful implementation of the accelerator among participating companies through effective communication and timely information sharing via the Local Network Hub, Slack and other communication tools

Assist with the guidance and support of the Global Operations team in the development and implementation of programme monitoring tools, which will include, but not be limited to, the data collection, analysis and reporting on programme outcomes and indicators

Support the China office head in navigating partnerships at the country level, helping to identify strategic opportunities around SDG Innovation and find solutions to challenges as needed

Participate in capacity building and training activities for successful delivery of the accelerator  

Manage budgeting and spending for this particular program

Organize local events both online and in-person to advance SDG innovation Accelerator program and drive participant recruitment

Provide input to speech writing and drafting talking points and prepare slides on SDG Innovation

Translate and develop necessary associated materials to engage Chinese audiences for participation and accelerate their corporate actions

collaborate across internal functions involving Participant Engagement, Marketing, Events, and Communication teams to incorporate the concrete plans on SDG Innovation for lead generation, participant recruitment, fund-raising, thought leadership and impact enhancement as an important segment of the programmatic design

 

CORE VALUES:

Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular; and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.

Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; and remains calm in stressful situations.

Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making, examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses, and does not discriminate against any individual or group

 

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in international relations/development, business administration, public administration or related field

Experience: A minimum of two years of work experience. Experience working with office-based and productivity digital solutions and database management tools is desirable.

Language: Excellent command of verbal and written communication in English and Chinese is essential.

 

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Please include the following materials in both Chinese and English in your e-mail submission to chinahr@unglobalcompact.org with the subject heading “Consultant, SDG Innovation Accelerator”:

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume/CV

3. Applications will be accepted until 25, November 2022.

4. Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.

 

 

Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations

Posting Title: Senior Manager – Communications and Media Relations

DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: China Operations

DUTY STATION: Shanghai, China

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations will provide senior-level expertise, strategic advice and hands-on support for the UN Global Compact in China on communications and media relations.  He or she will be responsible for driving media relations, marketing and communications strategy as well as the conducting daily communications tasks of the UN Global Compact in China. The role will involve hands-on tasks on  news and communications, marketing and media relations including adapting UN Global Compact’s global content for a Chinese audience, writing regional and local news stories or publication on the Chinese websites,  set up a database and maintaining and nurturing media contacts,  feeding  traditional media and social media channels with compelling content, pitching stories to media organizations and communications networks to maximize the impact,  reach and reputation of our work.

As a skilled writer and experienced communications specialist, the senior manager is expected to play a key role in building media and journalist’s networks and collaborate closely with press and media from and present in China, to substantially elevate media coverage and communications channels and impact of UN Global Compact in China. This position reports directly to the Head of China Office of UN Global Compact with a dotted line to the Chief of Communications in New York.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Responsible for drafting and forming a media and communications strategy for UNGC operations in China, with the objective of enhancing publicity and brand exposure of UNGC in the Chinese market targeting key stakeholders;

· Build a media and communications work plan with roadmap and approaches and identify tools and resources suitable for the Chinese business and sustainability context;

· Prepares and disseminates diverse information products; researches, drafts and edits information materials (press releases, press briefing material, presentation decks, speeches, op-eds);

· Write, edit and update the visual and editorial content for UN Global Compact’s Chinese official website and social media, including but not limited to translating global news from English to Chinese; writing  news stories about regional and local activities;

· Write and produce current social media accounts in Chinese on daily basis, including UNGC public WeChat account and UNGC LinkedIn account in Chinese;

· Identify and open new social media channels for UNGC in China to feature UNGC’ and action platform’s main output, deliverables and activities to reach larger company and stakeholder’ base;

· Performs general media liaison/ duties, keeping the media informed of the activities of the UNGC, including by: a) organizing press conferences, arranging interviews, and formulating and provide input to answers to questions from all types of media, b) proactively building, expanding and maintaining UNGC’s network of media contacts in China and broader Asia region;

· Reach out and establish a UNGC media network and develops strategic partnerships with key constituencies to elicit support and maximize impact of activities. Regularly update and communicate with media outlet focal points to increase news coverage on UNGC and its work. Build and maintain media outlets and journalists contact database;

· Under guidance, organize press conference and news briefing, media roundtable to support Head of China office  to promote the priorities of UN Global Compact on the ground;

· Create, develop and edit visual designs and editorial content for talking points, key messages, delivering marketing campaigns, press conference and events, in accordance with UN Global Compact’s design standards and national intellectual property regulations;

· Compile, write, edit, design and market UN Global Compact’s official research outcomes and other strategic publications;

· Leverage internal and external capacity and partners to develop print products and digital flyers customized to audiences in the Chinese business context;

· Liaise regularly with the Communications team in NY and cascade/translate/adapt international content for use in China to drive impact;

· Support China office and collaborate with relevant colleagues on outreach activities, recruitment campaigns and strategic events for UN Global Compact’s work in China by incorporating suitable and specialized content elements and drive media participation and coverage.

· Perform other tasks as assigned;

· Approximately 10% travel intensity.

 

Results Expected

The Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations, will develop and manage media and communications strategy and implementation as part of China operations team. Under the supervision of Head of China office and in close liaison with communications team at UNGC HQ in New York, he or she will be instrumental to build strong external communications for UNGC in China to ensure contents are updated and tailored to Chinese business and stakeholder groups through both traditional and new media channels and maximize UNGC’s brand and activities exposure in Chinese market. The Senior Manager also supports localization of global content and news and support the promotion of key UNGC workstreams in the region. UNGC’s brand and publicity shall be greatly enhanced as reflected by increasing number and frequency of coverage in the press and media in China and the region.


Core Values

· Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular; and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.

· Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; and remains calm in stressful situations.

· Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making, examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses, and does not discriminate against any individual or group.

 

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

· Education

Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent degree) in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field. A first-level university degree in the specified fields in combination with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

 

· Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in journalism, communications, marketing or public relations is required. Experience working with national or international media outlets and international multi-culture organization is preferred. Experience in writing news articles on issues related to or knowledge of international affairs, corporate sustainability and ESG issues is desirable. Experience with the United Nations Common System is a plus.

 

· Languages

Proficiency in both spoken English and Chinese is required for this position. Outstanding writing skills in Chinese is a must.


Competencies

• Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to assist with data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.


•Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

· Job Duration: Initial 12 months with possibility of extension based on performance review.

· Probation Period: 6 months.

· Please include the following materials in both English and Chinese in your e-mail submission to Chinahr@unglobalcompact.org with the subject heading “Senior Manager – Communications and Media Relations”: 

 

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume/CV

3. 1-2 Programme/Project/Training Implementation Examples (highly recommended)

· Applications will be accepted until Oct 21, 2022.

· Expected start date: Nov 1, 2022 ideally.

· Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.

Senior Manager, Academy and Program Delivery

Posting Title: Senior Manager, Academy and Programme Delivery

DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: China Operations

DUTY STATION: Shanghai, China

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POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of Head of China Office, UN Global Compact, the Senior Manager of Academy and Programme Delivery will play a crucial role in advancing the programmatic offerings and delivery in China, including conceptualization, localization and adaptation of Global Compact Academy courses and Global Impact Accelerators and other global programs to fit into Chinese context, and be responsible for designing and organizing Academy trainings and capacity building activities, in close collaboration with internal colleagues and external partners.  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Lead the localization of Global Compact Academy’s existing global courses in China. Identify and form strategic partnerships with research institutes, think tanks and academia to design and develop new courses catering to Chinese companies’ needs and Chinese market’s priorities, aligned with Global Compact Global and China strategy.

· Responsible for designing and organizing both online and offline training sessions and capacity building activities for Global Compact participants and relevant stakeholders in China.

· Collaborate with global operations team and programs colleagues to launch and roll out Accelerator programs among Chinese companies to facilitate change.

· Work closely with program colleagues to design, develop and deliver courses and training sessions focusing on ten principles of Global Compact.

· Research, Analyze and monitor sustainability trends and topics in China to better inform China and global office with latest information and updates.

· Lead the design and conceptualization of an academy and training menu for the UN Global Compact in China and provide substantial input to marketing campaigns and media promotion purposes.

· Plan and manage the translation process of the existing programmatic offerings and the supporting materials and documents whenever necessary.

· Develop capacity-building materials, such as presentation deck, brochures, video clips, to better cater the target audiences.

· Monitor the progress of the programmatic offerings, report on the progress status internally, and scheme calibration plan, as necessary, to ensure the successful delivery.

· Set and implement the proper performance tracking plan based on the relevant KPIs set forth in the China Strategy and the specific contextual needs in China. Conduct customer satisfactory survey to collect and analyze feedback from training participants for continuous improvements.

· Build up and maintain the community and network of Global Compact Academy Training Alumni, and develop and implement the engagement plan for insights and expertise sharing.

· Keep proactive breast of the trend and what’s-new on corporate sustainability, SDGs and ESG to explore new capacity-building opportunities for scaling UNGC’s impact in China.

· Collaborate with partners to explore innovative and new capacity-building opportunities and organize contents to match the demands of the target audiences at different levels, including both executive level and mid-management level. Such as, revitalize UNGC Academy board programmes for Chinese context.

· Leverage programmatic offerings and training sessions as opportunities for recruitment, fund-raising and event sponsorship.

· Perform other tasks as assigned.

· Approximately 10-15% travel intensity.

 

Results Expected

Overall, the Senior Manager, Academy and Programme Delivery will lead, manage and ensure the planning, designing, localization, implementation, performance monitoring and continuous development of the strategic programmatic offerings and capacity building including academy course design and trainings in China. The successful programmatic offerings aim to cater different target groups by efficiently leveraging both internal and external resources as well as partnership to produce quality contents and training programs to maximize impact. The delivered programmatic offerings shall be proven value-added to both target groups at different levels and UNGC’s impact enhancement in China with measurable progress.


Core Values

· Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular; and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.

· Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; and remains calm in stressful situations.

· Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making, examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses, and does not discriminate against any individual or group.


EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

· Education

Master’s degree (or internationally equivalent) preferable in the sustainable development, public policy, business administration, education or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

 

· Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in programme/project management and training and capacity-building development, including minimum 3-5 years’ experience leading project implementation with satisfactory proven results. Stakeholder engagement ability is a plus.

 

· Languages

Proficiency in both spoken English and Chinese is required for this position. Outstanding writing skills in Chinese is a must.

 

Competencies

• Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to assist with data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.

 

• Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


•Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.


• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

· Job Duration: Initial 12 months with possibility of extension based on performance review.

· Probation Period: 3-6 months.

· Please include the following materials in both English and Chinese in your e-mail submission to Chinahr@unglobalcompact.org with the subject heading “Senior Manager – Academy and Programme Delivery”: 

 

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume/CV

3. 1-2 Programme/Project/Training Implementation Examples (highly recommended)

· Applications will be accepted until Oct 21, 2022.

· Expected start date: Nov 1, 2022 ideally.

· Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.

Senior Manager, Participant engagement and Services


POSTING TITLE:  Senior Manager, Participant Engagement and Services, China

DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: China Operations

DUTY STATION: Shanghai, China

 

HELP US DELIVER THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN CHINA

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the collective plan of global commitments required to end extreme poverty and hunger, tackle climate change and create a more socially inclusive world by 2030.

 

This is a significant multi-stakeholder effort which cannot be delivered by Governments and Civil Society alone. The actions, innovations and finances of the private sector are critical to our ability to deliver.  

 

This is where the UN Global Compact comes in. We are the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with over 10,000 participating companies in 163 countries, and almost 70 Local Networks around the world.

 

We enable and support companies across all sectors, geographies and sizes in their efforts to help meet the SDGs. Today fully 75% of participating companies have activities to advance the SDGs. But we are an ambitious team, energized behind our mission of mobilizing a global movement of responsible companies and organizations to create the world we want. And we want to do much more.

 

We are looking for someone to support value proposition building and programs leadership catered to Chinese market where there is enormous opportunity to meet the SDGs.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Manager will be responsible for developing and localizing the value proposition, conducting outreach and awareness raising activities, and most importantly recruiting new corporate participants and retaining existing participants to reach annual growth target set in UNGC China strategy and providing membership services to maximize the collective impact of UN Global Compact’s participants in China towards the SDGs. 

The Senior Manager will report to the Head of China Office and work in close collaboration with Outreach & Engagement team and programs team based in New York.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Lead the localization of global value proposition tailored for Chinese business needs and priorities.  Produce and update UNGC brochure in Chinese with strong value proposition and clearly designed menu of services to members.

· Identify, utilize and streamline engagement channels, tools and tactics for UNGC to recruit new corporate participants in sustainable manner in China.

· Conduct market intelligence collection and data analytics, take responsibility for annual and quarterly recruitment and retention efforts to reach annual growth target in China. Make monthly work plans and execute accordingly in a measurable manner.

· Manage salesforce and Pardot database to track and expedite progress and produce regular reports to analyze and predict participants growth characteristics and trends.

· Design and lead recruitment-driven and sectoral targeted digital campaigns to attract potential members.

· Collaborate with programs colleagues to socialize relevant contents to deepen corporate engagement.

· Leverage internal and external resources to conduct outreach and awareness raising activities.

· Manage and improve the onboarding process of new participants and conduct orientation regularly for participants on UNGC’s offerings and services.

· Establish a mechanism (not limited to questionnaires or surveys) for regular updates, collections of needs, inputs and feedback from active participants and continue to improve the membership services design, mechanism and offerings.

· Actively engage non-communicating participants and reach annual target with objective of minimizing non-communicating participants and avoiding de-listings.

· Engage existing participants to remain active to reach annual retention target, realize the value of submitting an annual report on progress and conduct data analysis to summarize progress, and deepen their engagement in programs and projects to maximize SDG impact.  

· Constantly monitor business needs and sustainability news/challenges from UNGC participants from China, and reach out to them to take up the opportunities the UN Global Compact has to help them make progress.

· Develop presentations contents, identify public engagements and member growth opportunities, and constantly creating accurate data and quality contents for social media, website etc. to enhance the awareness and reach of the UN Global Compact in China.

· Support Head of China office on fund-raising efforts and activities. Develop sponsorship proposals that will mobilize resources for UNGC, leveraging market intelligence, projects and content expertise.

· Actively use and shape tools, systems, and processes to support the improvement of China Operations and Participant Engagement teams efficiency and company satisfaction over quality service delivery and value proposition, including the Global Compact database, CRM software (Salesforce), tracking and reporting systems.

· Approximately 15-20% travel.

 

 

EXPECTED RESULTS:

· A menu of Global aligned and local competitive program offerings and strong value proposition catered for Chinese market are established and operational

· Impact driven membership services delivery in China with satisfactory growth and retention outcome

· Increased numbers of companies joining the UN Global Compact in China meeting annual growth target

· Increased revenue from companies in the UNGC in China generated to reach annual target through key account management and strategic fund-raising

· Increased awareness of the UN Global Compact and how it helps businesses deliver both societal and business value in China

· Outstanding feedback from companies participating in the UN Global Compact in China

 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

· Client leadership: deep experience in a client-facing role and in understanding clients/customers to influence deeper engagement, business transformation and measureable impact. Experience leading adoption of and advanced proficiency in using digital engagement tools, including CRM like Salesforce.

· Programme leadership: experience designing content and delivering programmes for a target audience through digital platforms, virtual trainings and in-person workshops and events that drive stakeholder engagement and behavior change.  

· Growth mindset and tactics: Proven ability to drive growth, revenue, and results in a business-to-business environment.

· Team player and management skills: ability to work well in a team setting, proven record of developing and motivating a diverse, high-performance team and ability to engage and persuade senior leadership teams.

· Respect for Diversity and Multiple-tasker: experience in working cross functionally and globally to engage organizational partners, in collaborative delivery of the organizational strategies and plans

· Analytical and research skills: Proven experience in researching and analyzing data to extract insight around engagement results, client satisfaction, client understanding, as well as organizational activities and global sustainability trends. Advanced proficiency in essential reporting tools:  Excel, Tableau, etc.

· Strong knowledge and solid expertise in ESG, CSR, climate change, energy, sustainable supply chain, responsible investment and other sustainability issues.

· Persuasive and engaging communication skills:  strong presentation, facilitation, and persuasion skills; ability to engage a broad set of businesses and stakeholders both in writing and in person through editorial content, presentations, events, workshops, trainings, etc. Advanced proficiency in essential communications tools:  PowerPoint, Word, etc.

· Proficiency in English and Mandarin is required. Knowledge of an additional major Asian language a plus. Ability to translate program documents and publications from English to Mandarin, and vice versa, individually or in cooperation with translation partners, and localize content to the Chinese context and culture.

· Minimum 8 years of experience in project management or stakeholder/client management in sustainability, CSR, ESG or other relevant fields, including minimum 4 years experience leading project implementation

Core Values:

· Integrity: Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors; acts without consideration of personal gain; resists undue political pressure in decision-making; does not abuse power or authority; stands by decisions that are in the Organization's interest, even if they are unpopular; and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.

· Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; and remains calm in stressful situations.

· Respect for Diversity: Works effectively with people from all backgrounds; treats all people with dignity and respect; treats men and women equally; shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making, examines own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical responses, and does not discriminate against any individual or group.

 

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

· Education

Master degree is desired. A first-level university degree in business administration, management, economics, political science, social science or related field. A first-level university degree in the specified fields in combination with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

 

· Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in business administration, management, economics, political science, social science or related field is required. Experience in participant engagement and services on issues related to or knowledge of international affairs, corporate sustainability and ESG issues is preferred. Experience with the United Nations Common System is a plus.

 

· Languages

Proficiency in both spoken English and Chinese is required for this position. Outstanding writing skills in Chinese is a must.

 

 

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

· Job Duration: Initial 12 months with possibility of extension based on performance review.

· Probation Period: 6 months.

· Please include the following materials in both English and Chinese in your e-mail submission to Chinahr@unglobalcompact.org with the subject heading “Senior Manager – Participant Engagement and Services”: 

 

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume/CV

3. 1-2 Programme/Project/Training Implementation Examples (highly recommended)

· Applications will be accepted until Oct 21, 2022.

· Expected start date: Nov 1, 2022 ideally.

· Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.


Consultant, Gender Equality Program

Posting Title: Consultant, Gender Equality Program (1st April 2022–31st March 2023, extendable)

Location: Shanghai, China

Application Due Date: 15th April 2022

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POSITION SUMMARY

Consultant, Gender Equality Program will be working under China Operations team and responsible for strategically planning and executing the gender equality related accelerators and programmes in China to systematically take into account the Global and China Strategy, corporate demands, and international and national priorities. The Consultant will be taking the overall responsibility for developing programmatic offerings, rolling out programmes as planned, engaging participants, supporting new recruits, creating programmatic contents, measuring progress, evaluating programmatic results, and reporting on the progress and outcomes. The Consultant additionally needs to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the success of the programmes as well as the impact of programmatic work of the UNGC. The role will support the membership growth plan and help engage more businesses from China committed to the global corporate sustainability movement and take collective actions towards the goals set forth in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Consultant, Gender Equality Program will reports to Head, China Office of UN Global Compact.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Develop and execute a programmatic strategy and plan in the area of gender equality catering for the Chinese market and national priorities based on corporate actual needs.

- Support and localize global programmes and initiatives in the areas of gender equality into Chinese market, translate and develop associated materials to engage Chinese audiences for participation and accelerate their corporate climate actions.

- Lead the execution of Target Gender Equality Accelerator program in China. Track, monitor and report on progress.

- Work across internal functions involving Participant Engagement, Marketing, Events, Communication teams to incorporate the concrete plans on gender for lead generation, participant recruitment, fund-raising, thought leadership and impact enhancement as an important segment of the programmatic design.

- Lead on external presentations, take speaking opportunities and facilitate workshops on the topic of gender equality.

- Develop and manage the programme development, operationalization documents, implementation timelines, and regular reports on programmatic progress under gender equality portfolio.

- Liaise with internal and external key stakeholders, including internal function teams, Local Networks, and partners to collaborate on development, roll-out and improvement of gender programmes and tools in China.

- Coordinate, connect, nurture and support pragramme participants to ensure active engagement, robust networking and timely updates to generate collective impact to advance gender equality.

- Organize thematic event to deepen stakeholder engagement.

- Research and analyze to generate inputs and contents to be incorporated into the programmatic materials in both on-paper and electronic formats. Lead the draft of reports under gender themes.

- Plan and execute the budget plan for delivering the programmes, and ensure the alignment of the programmatic implementation with the financial plan.

- Plan, manage and follow up measurement, monitoring and evaluation processes to ensure the effective programmes with expected deliverables, and execute calibration actions whenever deviations occur.

- Collect, manage and analyze the data, feedback and metrics collection to generate programmatic documents for internal reporting and review.

- Utilize, distill and organize programmatic outcomes and deliverables to develop the gender equality subject training materials to support Academy and other capacity building and training plans.

- Manage the preparation of meeting minutes, summary reports, presentations and other written documents needed for implementing the programmes.

- Provide substantial input to speech writing and drafting talking points and prepare slides on gender.

- Manage the administrative tasks and coordination associated with the climate programmatic implementation.

- Perform other tasks as assigned.

- Approximately 15-20% travel intensity.


RESULTS EXPECTED

Overall, the Consultant will be responsible for designing, localizing, developing, implementing, measuring and improving gender equality subject programmes to suit corporate needs in China and provide programmatic service to businesses for accelerating the collective climate actions. The results expected may include the increased number of participants participated in gender related programmes and utilized tools, new Chinese prospects and recruits into the UNGC as members, tangible deliverables and reports developed in the area of gender, and the measurable impacts of the programmes.


EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

- Education: Master’s degree (or international equivalent) preferable in human rights, public policy, business administration, management, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

- Work experience:  5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in gender equality and corporate governance and/or project management is required. Experience on stakeholder relations and engagement is desired.

- Knowledge and experience working on corporate sustainability (Environmental, Social and Governance issues) with a focus on social sustainability (gender equality, human rights or labour rights) in a multi-culture organization. First-hand experience working in and/or pragmatic understanding of both public and private sectors is a strong desirable.

- Outstanding writing skills in both English and Chinese. Experience in writing programmatic documents and presentations is desirable.

- Strong communication, inter-personal and time management skills are a must.

- Strong facilitation and public speaking skills are desirable.

- Well-organized, result-oriented, multi-tasking work ability and team-player.

- Languages: Fluency in English and Chinese is required.

- Self-driven, can-do, eager-to-learn, self-adaptiveness and details-oriented attitudes.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office software and virtual conference technology.


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

- Job Duration: Initial 12 months with possibility of extension based on performance review.

- Probation Period: Max 3 months.

- Please include the following materials in both English and Chinese in your e-mail submission to <ungc.china@unglobalcompact.org> with the subject heading “Consultant, Gender Equality”:

    1. Cover Letter

    2. Resume/CV

    3. Portfolio on past programmatic achievements (highly recommended)

- Applications will be accepted until 15th April 2022.  

- Expected start date: 1st April 2022 (negotiable).

- This is a consultant opportunity with Foundation for the Global Compact.

- Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.


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Consultant, Climate and Environment Program

Posting Title: Consultant, Climate and Environment Program (1st April 2022–31st March 2023, extendable)

Location: Shanghai, China

Application Due Date: 15th April 2022

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Consultant, Climate and Environment Program will be working under China Operations team and responsible for strategically planning and executing the climate and environment related accelerators and programmes in China to systematically take into account the Global and China Strategy, corporate demands, and international and national priorities. The Consultant will be taking the overall responsibility for developing programmatic offerings, rolling out programmes as planned, engaging participants, supporting new recruits, creating programmatic contents, measuring progress, evaluating programmatic results, and reporting on the progress and outcomes. The Consultant additionally needs to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the success of the programmes as well as the impact of programmatic work of the UNGC. The role will support the membership growth plan and help engage more businesses from China committed to the global corporate sustainability movement and take collective actions towards the goals set forth in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Paris Agreement. The Consultant, Climate and Environment Program reports to Head, China Office of UN Global Compact.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Develop and execute a programmatic strategy and plan in the area of climate and environment catering for the Chinese market and national priorities based on corporate actual needs.

- Support and localize global programmes and initiatives in the areas of climate and environment into Chinese market, translate and develop associated materials to engage Chinese audiences for participation and accelerate their corporate climate actions.

- Lead the execution of Climate Ambition Accelerator program in China. Track, monitor and report on progress.

- Work across internal functions involving Participant Engagement, Marketing, Events, Communication teams to incorporate the concrete plans on climate for lead generation, participant recruitment, fund-raising, thought leadership and impact enhancement as an important segment of the programmatic design.

- Develop and manage the programme development, operationalization documents, implementation timelines, and regular reports on programmatic progress under climate and environment portfolio.

- Liaise with internal and external key stakeholders, including internal function teams, Local Networks, and partners to collaborate on development, roll-out and improvement of climate subject programmes in China.

- Coordinate, connect, nurture and support pragramme participants to ensure active engagement, robust networking and timely updates to generate collective impact on climate.

- Organize thematic event under climate and environment work stream to deepen stakeholder engagement.

- Research and analyze to generate inputs and contents to be incorporated into the programmatic materials in both on-paper and electronic formats. Lead the draft of reports under climate and environment themes.

- Plan and execute the budget plan for delivering the programmes, and ensure the alignment of the programmatic implementation with the financial plan.

- Plan, manage and follow up measurement, monitoring and evaluation processes to ensure the effective programmes with expected deliverables, and execute calibration actions whenever deviations occur.

- Collect, manage and analyze the data, feedback and metrics collection to generate programmatic documents for internal reporting and review.

- Utilize, distill and organize programmatic outcomes and deliverables to develop the climate subject training materials to support Academy and other capacity building and training plans.

- Manage the preparation of meeting minutes, summary reports, presentations and other written documents needed for implementing the programmes.

- Provide substantial input to speech writing and drafting talking points and prepare slides on climate topics.

- Manage the administrative tasks and coordination associated with the climate programmatic implementation.

- Perform other tasks as assigned.

- Approximately 15-20% travel intensity.


RESULTS EXPECTED

Overall, the Consultant will be responsible for designing, localizing, developing, implementing, measuring and improving the climate subject programmes to suit corporate needs in China and provide programmatic service to businesses for accelerating the collective climate actions. The results expected may include the increased number of participants participated in Climate related programmes notably Climate ambition accelerators, new Chinese prospects and recruits into the UNGC as members, tangible deliverables and reports developed in the area of climate and environment, and the measurable impacts of the programmes.


EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

- Education: Master’s degree (or international equivalent) preferable in the environmental science, climate science, public relations, business administration, management, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

- Work experience:  5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in climate/environmental science and/or project management is required. Experience on stakeholder relations and engagement is desired.

- Knowledge and experience working on corporate sustainability (Environmental, Social and Governance issues) in a multi-culture organization. First-hand experience working in and/or pragmatic understanding of both public and private sectors is a strong desirable.

- Outstanding writing skills in both English and Chinese. Experience in writing programmatic documents and presentations is desirable.

- Strong communication, inter-personal and time management skills are a must.

- Well-organized, result-oriented, multi-tasking work ability and team-player.

- Languages: Fluency in English and Chinese is required.

- Self-driven, can-do, eager-to-learn, self-adaptiveness and details-oriented attitudes.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office software and virtual conference technology.


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

- Job Duration: Initial 12 months with possibility of extension based on performance review.

- Probation Period: Max 3 months.

- Please include the following materials in both English and Chinese in your e-mail submission to <ungc.china@unglobalcompact.org> with the subject heading “Consultant, Climate and Environment”:

   1. Cover Letter

   2. Resume/CV

   3. Portfolio on past programmatic achievements (highly recommended)

- Applications will be accepted until 15th April 2022.  

- Expected start date: 1st April 2022 (negotiable).

- This is a consultant opportunity with Foundation for the Global Compact.

- Given the anticipated volume of submissions, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone calls or unsolicited emails outside of the submission process.


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Associate Programme Officer, P2 (Temporary Job Opening)

Posting Title: Associate Programme Officer, P2 (Temporary Job Opening)

Location: Beijing, China

Application Due Date: 27 January 2022

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Job Summary

This position is located in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The Associate Programme Officer reports to the Programme Officer of UN Global Compact. The focus of this job is the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes, operations and other activities for the Project entitled “Implementing 2030 Agenda through UNGC Action Platform on Sustainable Infrastructure for the Belt and Road Initiative to Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals.”


Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Associate Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

• Works with key clients to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of the United Nations Peace and Development Fund project on “Implementing 2030 Agenda through the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Action Platform on Sustainable Infrastructure for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, etc.; monitors and analyzes specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; prepares relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.

• Carries out basic research on selected aspects of programmes, operations and other activities, etc., to include collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources.

• Provides substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends on sustainable infrastructure related to BRI investments (Belt and Road Initiative), participation in evaluations or research activities and studies.

• Assists in performing consulting assignments, in collaboration with key stakeholders and partners, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan to manage the change.

• Participates in survey initiatives; lead design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares preliminary conclusions.

• Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

• Provides administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.

• Undertakes outreach activities and recruitment of corporate participants for the Action Platform on “Sustainable Infrastructure for the BRI to accelerate the SDGs”; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.

• Participates in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.

• Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).

• Performs other duties, as required.


Education

An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in business administration, management, economics or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).


Work Experience

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, project administration, or a related area, is required. (No experience is required for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the G to P Examination (G to P).

• Experience collaborating with the private sector is desirable.

• Experience with policy engagement and formulation is desirable.

• Experience with project monitoring and evaluation is desirable.


Languages

English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Chinese is desirable.


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联合国全球契约组织实习生 - 传讯和内容

Posting Title:  Communication and Content Intern

Location:  Shanghai/Beijing, China

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POST SUMMARY:

The Communication and Content Intern will work on the UN Global Compact China Operations Team to provide assistance in promoting the UN Global Compact’s public recognition and branding in general. The main tasks are to maintain the conventional and social media channels, including content creation and management; to assist in marketing communications and campaigns for promotion and recruitment purposes; to support in content research, consolidation and creation needed to localize and execute China strategy and programs; to assist in the preparation, edition and designing of the publications and promotional materials; and to conduct assigned marketing research and outreach communication.


TERMS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:  

● Create, develop and edit design products, such as social medial graphics, infographics and other visuals for publications, campaigns and events, in accordance with UN Global Compact design standards and policies;

● Assist to prepare, create and maintain the visual and editorial content for UN Global Compact’s media and communication interfaces, including official Chinese website and Chinese social media;


● Assist to design and implement marketing campaigns to stakeholders for promoting UN Global Compact's brand, events and for motivating recruitment;


● Create and develop video materials and print designs;  

● Support with communication and branding tasks associated with events, conferences, meetings, workshops, seminars/webinars, etc., and assist in the events preparation and delivery; 

● Research on given corporate social responsibility and sustainability topics and formulate messages for presentation, communication and/or branding purposes;

● Collect, compare and analyze data and information and generate productive outcomes for the marketing communication purpose;

● Assist in translation of documents and publications from English to Mandarin, and vice versa, individually or in cooperation with translation partners;  

● Perform other tasks as assigned.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:  

● Enrolled at least in an undergraduate program, graduate program is preferred;  

● Enrolled in the final academic year of undergraduate/graduate program during internship fulfillment;  

● Majored in Marketing, Communication, Media, Journalism, Design, and equivalent subjects;

● Previous work experience in the desired fields is a good add-on, preferably within an international organization and/or the function of corporate social responsibility;

● Proficiency in English, both oral and writing, is required;

● Excellent business writing, editorial and translating skills;

● Self-driven, can-do, eager-to-learn and details-oriented attitudes;  

● Well-organizing, task-prioritizing, punctuality and multi-tasking work ability;  

● Knowledge and experience in website and social media design and maintenance is a must;  

● Proficient in Microsoft Word tools, and knowledge in graphic design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, In-Design, Acrobat, etc.) is desired.

 

APPLICATION DETAILS:  

● Duration: at least 3 months with the possibility of a 3-month extension;  

● 3 days per week as a minimum;

● This is an unpaid internship and insurance needs to be self-handled;  

● Please include the following application materials in email submission to chinahr@unglobalcompact.org with the subject heading “Internship - Communication and Content”:

          - Resume/CV (bilingual)

          - Cover Letter (stating why and how you will fit in this internship)

          - Portfolio is highly recommended  

● Minimum internship duration and starting date;  

● Only highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.