Public-Private Partnerships Consultant, PPD, Remote, Seoul, South Korea (approximately 64 days over 6 months) - Tenders Global

Public-Private Partnerships Consultant, PPD, Remote, Seoul, South Korea (approximately 64 days over 6 months)

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, hope

The PPD Seoul office, which is a part of PPD, is exploring public-private partnership (PPP) opportunities with the Government of the Republic of Korea, including the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), which is Korea’s development agency, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), which oversees the government’s international aid portfolio.

How can you make a difference? 

The purpose of the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Consultant is to help the Head of Office develop a public-private partnerships portfolio for the UNICEF Seoul office.  UNICEF Seoul has had promising discussions with KOICA’s Corporate Engagement Team, which has expressed interest in working with Korean businesses that can provide corporate assets, technical expertise, and/or funding to help UNICEF and KOICA deliver development outcomes.  Other key partners in this effort are the Ministries of Planning and thematic-focused ministries in programme countries, with whom both UNICEF and KOICA have relationships and aligned development goals, and the Korean Committee for UNICEF.



Deliverable 1: Develop a public-private partnerships strategy

  • Work with the Head of Office to develop a public-private partnerships strategy for the PPD Seoul office
  • The strategy will include an analysis of PPP opportunities in the Republic of Korea, a mapping of potential private sector partners, and timelines for rollout of the strategy

Estimated 12 working days total (to be completed by 30 April 2023)

Deliverable 2: Develop country-specific PPP strategies

  • Work with pilot countries in the East Asia and Pacific region to develop country-specific PPP engagement strategies
  • Prioritize six countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam

Estimated 18 working days total (3 days per office) (to be completed by 30 June 2023)

Deliverable 3: Develop KOICA PPP engagement plan

  • Analyze KOICA’s PPP strategies
  • Develop entry points for UNICEF PPP opportunities
  • Participate in KOICA meetings to explore PPP opportunities

Estimated 4 working days total (to be completed by 30 April 2023)

Deliverable 4: Develop KCU engagement plan

  • Share business mapping results with Korean Committee for UNICEF and UNICEF’s Private Fundraising and Partnerships (PFP) Division
  • Jointly agree how to engage with Korean businesses based on identified needs and opportunities at the country level

Estimated 4 working days total (to be completed by 31 May 2023)

Deliverable 5: Develop PPP communication plan


  • Develop guidelines for promoting agreed PPPs on UNICEF media and communication platforms
  • Support communications team in developing communication assets to promote team’s PPP strategy and results

Estimated 4 working days total (to be completed by 30 June 2023)

Deliverable 6: Support implementation of country-level PPP pilots


  • Collaborate with PPP counterpart in six UNICEF pilot countries to implement PPP pilots
  • Support Head of Office in negotiating PPPs with country offices, KOICA, Korean Committee for UNICEF, and PFP

Estimated 18 working days total (3 days per office) (to be completed by 31 August 2023)

Deliverable 7: Best practices and lessons learned


  • Conduct a mid-2023 review of best practices and lessons learned from PPP initiative

Estimated 4 working days total (to be completed by 31 August 2023)


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

    • A first University Degree in a Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Relations, or equivalent
    • Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience, including project management in the private or non-profit sectors
    • Fluency in English and Korean 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. Please submit a financial proposal along with your application, Applications without a financial proposal will not be considered. 

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: 31 Jan 2023 Korea Standard Time
Deadline: 14 Feb 2023 Korea Standard Time

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