National Consultancy- Graphic Designer, Tripoli, Libya

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Libya

City: Tripoli, Libya

Office: UNICEF Tripoli, Libya

Closing date: Sunday, 2 May 2021

National Consultancy- Graphic Designer 10 months- Home based,-Tripoli, Libya

Job no: 539882

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Libya Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Libya

Department/Office: Tripoli, Libyan Arab Rep.

Categories: Consultancy

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, opportunity.

Background UNICEF Libya produces a variety of content and requires the services of a graphic designer to package it in a compelling way for public dissemination and move it to our online platform. The aim of digitising the content produced by UNICEF Libya is to ensure that all audience, whatever their location, find it in a quick, easily, accessible and captivating manner. UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places to reach the worlds most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil 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.

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. Rationale

UNICEF Libya produces a variety of content that requires the services of a consultant to provide graphic design and ongoing user interface support for a number of digital and offline projects for the UNICEF Libya Country Office team. The consultant will conceptualize, develop and digitise country office’s files to an online platform for internal and external dissemination. In light of this, UNICEF Libya is seeking the services of a graphic designer for a period of 10 months, with a start date of 10th May 2021.

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3. Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Conceptualize and produce Visual/ Audio-Visual communication materials: o The consultant to be engaged in a variety of assets that may include reports, Frameworks, Strategies, Infographics, digital drawings, Geographic maps, PowerPoint presentations, among others. o The communication section will be sharing materials with the graphic designer in a word or raw form. It is crucial that designs for the LCO work are stable, compelling in style, and in conformity with the UNICEF look book o For each assignment, the graphic designer in consultation with the supervisor, will advise on the actual number of days to accomplish the task.

Support UNICEF members in the movement of their respective files to the online platform: Active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programmes and National Committees. We are UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund. o The consultant will work in coordination with the sections under the close supervision of the communication officer to build a strong and reliable online platform.

Production support: Liaise and coordinate the printing production of certain publications and materials

Carry out other tasks as needed under the supervision of the Communication Officer

4. Working arrangements

The consultancy will be home based for 21 days per month, with one day reporting to the office (depending on the situation related to COVID-19), and on such other terms as may be discussed and agreed upon with the Supervisor.

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5. Minimum Qualifications and Competencies

University degree in Graphic Design, Art Design, Visual Designs or related disciplines. A certificate in design and two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.

A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in graphic design.

Strong graphic design skills particularly in layout, presentations, branding and visualization of systems and complex information and structures. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products, such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Good working knowledge of PowerPoint and other Office platforms and Visual design sensibility that is clean, simple and sharp

Proven ability to deliver under tight deadlines and with flexible attitude and ability to work independently

Proven ability to work as part of a multicultural team and to exercise good judgment under pressure knowledge of the institutions of the UN system; ability to work in an international or multicultural environment.

Previous experience with UNICEF or any UN agencies is an asset.

Proficiency in Arabic and English

6. Deliverables and Payments

Payments will take place against deliverables as per the following table every two months upon submission of the below deliverables:

First payment

At least 4 Power Point Presentations developed in consultation with the programme sections

At least 4 infographics requested by the programme team

Designing /formatting/designing documents - at least 10 reports/proposals/flash updates

Designing key communication message/updates in an attractive manner at least 5 products

Producing photo libraries, short videos, etc to be presented to the donors

Any other requests related to graphic design requested by the supervisor

Second Payment

At least 4 Power Point Presentations developed in consultation with the programme sections

At least 4 infographics requested by the programme team

Designing /formatting/designing documents - at least 10 reports/proposals/flash updates

Designing key communication message/updates in an attractive manner at least 5 products

Producing photo libraries, short videos, etc to be presented to the donors

Any other requests related to graphic design requested by the supervisor

Third Payment

At least 4 Power Point Presentations developed in consultation with the programme sections

At least 4 infographics requested by the programme team

Designing /formatting/designing documents - at least 10 reports/proposals/flash updates

Designing key communication message/updates in an attractive manner at least 5 products

Producing photo libraries, short videos, etc to be presented to the donors

Any other requests related to graphic design requested by the supervisor

Fourth Payment

At least 4 Power Point Presentations developed in consultation with the programme sections

At least 4 infographics requested by the programme team

Designing /formatting/designing documents - at least 10 reports/proposals/flash updates

Designing key communication message/updates in an attractive manner at least 5 products

Producing photo libraries, short videos, etc to be presented to the donors

Any other requests related to graphic design requested by the supervisor

Fifth Payment

At least 4 Power Point Presentations developed in consultation with the programme sections

At least 4 infographics requested by the programme team

Designing /formatting/designing documents - at least 10 reports/proposals/flash updates

Designing key communication message/updates in an attractive manner at least 5 products

Producing photo libraries, short videos, etc to be presented to the donors

Any other requests related to graphic design requested by the supervisor Active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programmes and National Committees. We are UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund.

7. General conditions

Under the consultancy agreement, a month is defined as 21 working days, and fees are prorated accordingly.

Consultants are not entitled to payment of overtime. All remuneration must be within the contract agreement.

No contract may commence unless the contract is signed by both UNICEF and the consultant.

The consultant will be required to sign the Health statement for consultants/Individual contractors prior to taking up the assignment.

If the presence of the consultant will be may requested in the office, UNICEF will provide a desk and workplace.

8. Application process

The interested candidates will be required to submit their application that consists of the following - The latest updated CV - Financial proposal that includes the following o Consultancy fees for the 10 months period o Contribution to the internet connectivity and mobile communication per month The interested candidates are not expected to budget for the travel, as UNICEF will pay DSA and undertake the travel arrangements in the event that he/she will be requested to travel outside of Libya. The selection will be done based on the technical review (CV and if required interview) and financial proposal review. Only the selected candidates will be contacted. The interested candidates will be required to apply online, as indicated in the consultancy advertisement link.

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

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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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.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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.

Advertised: Apr 22 2021 E. Europe Daylight Time Application close: May 02 2021 E. Europe Daylight Time

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1619357451244