UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women is implementing its programmes in Lebanon across the humanitarian-development-peace and security nexus to support national efforts for the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. They focus on supporting women’s economic empowerment, women’s political participation, women’s engagement in peace and security, and community level work to address social norms and promote gender equality.

UN Women is seeking a consultant to lead its work on graphic design, able to conceptualize, design and produce strong design elements for print and online usage. The incumbent should have an understanding of communication & marketing concepts and good ICT skills. A creative and enthusiastic flair and a keen eye for detail are key to this position.
The consultant will be reporting to the Communications and Advocacy Specialist, and will be supported by the Communications Assistant, who will be the point of contact on the contract and payment issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

The selected consultant will be responsible of:

  • Applying knowledge of process and branding to successfully execute and complete various types of communications materials (offline web pages, online event information and booking pages, brochures, catalogs, training documents, newsletters, factsheets, PowerPoint presentations, briefs, and any other business development material)
  • Executing document layout, design, and revisions
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements, as needed
  • Generating designs from concept stage to final delivery and actively contributing to the creative process
  • Preparing and communicating instructions for final assembly and print preparation both internally and with external service providers
  • Striving for “zero tolerance” of errors when editing/proofreading/spell checking and having documents reviewed by peers as applicable
  • Seeking input, identifying marketing opportunities, exploring resources, processes, and guidelines for dissemination on online platforms
  • Maintaining archive of presentations, flyers, country, and sector profiles, including standard file structure, sharing best products, knowledge, and expertise
  • Communicating closely with internal and external clients
  • Adding content to digital platforms (Private Sector website, support portals, etc.)

The consultant will be expected to deliver these services in the context of the Terms of Reference in a timely manner.

Consultant’s Workplace and Official Travel
This is a home-based consultancy.
As part of this assignment, there is no need for presence on UN Women premises.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:


  • Proven ability to produce high quality communication images using graphic design.
  • A creative approach to highlighting the issues of gender equality in Lebanon in a visually appealing way.
  • Knowledge of gender and human rights issues is desirable
  • A creative mindset and the ability to work well under pressure, completing tasks efficiently, and handling tight deadlines;

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:

  • Completion of secondary education required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts is an asset.


  • A minimum of four years of graphic design experience along with a proven knowledge of graphic layout and design across multiple media channels.
  • Conversant with design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, WordPress, etc.);
  • Demonstrated experience in visual messaging and informational graphics;
  • Experience in the area of web platform development/management is desirable.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills, particularly Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Publisher;

• Fluency in English and Arabic is required.


The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all them, since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.


At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel 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.)