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|Location :||Freetown, SIERRA LEONE|
|Application Deadline :||30-Jan-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||4 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||4 Months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Sierra Leone continues to demonstrate resilience by achieving significant progress in building state institutions and maintaining stability as part of its post-conflict peacebuilding and reconstruction agenda. Yet, at the same time, the peaceful environment maintained over the past 20 years is facing threats that the government and its development partners should address to avoid a major conflict, especially as the country moves closer to the elections in 2023. In line with the Government of Sierra Leone request to the UNSG for support to the 2023 electoral cycle and the subsequent Needs Assessment Mission recommendations, UNDP in consultation with the national and international partner organizations formed the Elections Project “Fostering Peaceful, Credible and Inclusive Elections in Sierra Leone 2022-2023” to support the election management bodies (EMBs) and national institutions in the preparation and conduct of the peaceful, credible and inclusive 2023 elections.
The UNDP Sierra Leone seeks the services of a multimedia specialist to provide high quality multimedia services for the Election Project and the election management bodies. The multimedia specialist will work under the direct supervision of the Election project communications specialist. This includes a full scope of visual storytelling such as scriptwriting, photography, videography, video editing and animation
The objective of the consultancy
The tasks and responsibilities of the Multimedia specialist are as follows:
Transform text-based communications materials into visual graphic design materials such as infographic, brochures, backdrops etc.
Work closely with the project team and communications officer during the production process
Applicants are requested to apply online at http://jobs.undp.org by 30th January 2023. The application document can be accessed on https://procurement-notices.undp.org. Candidates are invited to submit applications together with their technical, financial proposal and CV for this position. UNDP applies a fair and transparent selection process that will consider the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Qualified women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send an email to: Vendors.email@example.com for any inquiries
Duties and Responsibilities
Examples of deliverables are:
Deliverables will be required to be produced in a variety of formats including for digital and print distribution, depending on the needs of the project. If and when any of the above services will be required, UNDP and the graphic designer will agree on work input, number of working days necessary and deadline prior to commencement of work. Detailed specifications for each individual assignment will be given to the designer as and when the designer’s services are requested.
For each agreed communication products assigned the contractor will:
Deliverables and Timelines
Under the supervision of the Election Project Communications Specialist, the Consultant will accomplish the following deliverables in accordance with the stipulated timelines covering a total period of Four (4) months.
At least 3 examples of previous works should be demonstrated
Required Skills and Experience
A Bachelor degree in one of the following fields: Graphic Design; Media and Mass Communication; Liberal Arts or a related field with four years of progressively responsible experience in working with communication, and specific experience in Graphic Design Applications.
Or secondary education or high school diploma with a minimum of 7 years of experience may apply.