Strategic Partnerships and Marketing Specialist

Fixed-Term Appointment: Strategic Partnerships and Marketing Specialist, Post number 00118477, NO-C Level, Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam (for Vietnamese Nationals only)

Job no: 545328
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NO-3
Location: Viet Nam
Categories: Alliances and Resource Mobilization, Private Fundraising and Partnerships

Do you have the passion, relationship and marketing skills necessary to make a real change for the children of Viet Nam?

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Viet Nam is looking for a special candidate who has proven marketing innovation and partnerships development excellence, has worked at senior levels in previous positions, and who wants to turn these skills to making a real difference for the survival and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families in Viet Nam.

This is an amazing role. The selected candidate will lead the creation, conception, and development of an exciting new to market position. They will bring e-commerce expertise to lead a strong team with members based in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, to create and implement a private sector and digital engagement strategy. The selected candidate will become a member of a highly experienced global team, that leads the world in leveraging partnerships to make a difference for children. They will also take lead in identifying, approaching, and negotiating relationships with key influencers and business in Vietnam to build partnerships that create meaningful changes for children.  

Bringing energy and expertise in 'business to consumer' enterprises, they will understand brand marketing and protection, banking complexities, internet gateways and digital engagement; they will develop strategies to entice and retain individual as well as corporate donors; and they will scope, identify and form partnerships, building a network of private sector partners.

What does UNICEF stand for?

UNICEF is one of the biggest United Nations agencies, present in all 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. UNICEF works closely with the Government, with development partners, with NGOs, and with the private sector, as well as with children and young people themselves.

And we never give up. UNICEF stands for children’s rights, it stands for change and innovation and it stands for integrity and transparency.

You can find more information about UNICEF Vietnam here:

Why do we need your help now?

UNICEF has core funding that supports operating costs and creates programmes and approaches that save the lives of children.  But we need to do more. This out-of-country funding is diminishing and after 40+ years of giving to Viet Nam – UNICEF now needs to ask the people of Viet Nam to help us reach and address the challenges facing children in this country.

Interested and need more information? Ready to make a difference using your experience for a great cause?  Please contact us at [email protected]

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1) 
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2) 
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2) 
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2) 
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2) 
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2) 
  • Drive to achieve impactful results (2) 
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2) 

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

What we can offer you?  Our staff are offered competitive compensation and excellent package of benefits:

Pension benefits: You will become a participant in the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (

Health insurance scheme: You and your eligible dependents will be covered by the UN Medical Insurance Plan (

Professional Development: The encouragement of professional development for all staff is one of UNICEF’s core values and we put this into practice through various services and initiatives. You will have different learning opportunities to strengthen your skills and competencies.

Be part of the United Nations: As an International organization that is part of the United Nations system, you will be considered an International Civil Servant and you will have career opportunities inside and outside the country.

Quality working conditions:

  • The workplace and working conditions are a huge asset for all UNICEF employees. Our staff are working in the Green One UN House- the first building in Viet Nam to be awarded gold LOTUS certification from the Viet Nam Green Building Council for efficient and environmentally sustainable use of resources and operations.
  • We offer flexible working arrangements: flexible working hours, compressed work schedule, teleworking, job sharing.
  • We provides different types of leave to allow for rest and relaxation as well as unforeseen events like illness: annual leave, parental leave up to 24 weeks, sick leave and special leave.
  • We  provide support for pregnancy and breastfeeding (time off from work during the day for the purpose of breastfeeding infants or expressing milk. A private room and a refrigerator for storing milk are available in the office).
  • We also provide mental well-being/ psychological support.
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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.


UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at

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

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.

Advertised: 13 Dec 2021 SE Asia Standard Time
Deadline: 04 Jan 2022 SE Asia Standard Time


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Tue, 2022-01-04