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Individual Contractor/Consultancy - Graphic Designer for the Integrated Electoral Support Group (IESG) - Somalia
|Location :||Home-based with regular interaction via e-mail and skype.|
|Application Deadline :||13-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||120 working days within a nine-month period|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||120 working days within a nine-month period|
The Provisional Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia, adopted in 2012, mandates the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) to manage electoral processes in the Country. Thus, in line with its Democratic Governance mandate, the United Nations (UN) established the UN Integrated Electoral Support Group (IESG) to support the NIEC in implementing its constitutional mandate.The UN IESG consists of UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and UNDP staff under the leadership of a Director. It works closely with the NIEC to provide technical assistance required to facilitate universal elections envisaged to be held in 2020.
The management and administration of electoral processes requires the development of electoral materials for training of electoral officials and civic education purposes. To ensure the above, UNDP under the auspices of the UN IESG and, in support of NIEC’s constitutional mandate, requires services of a graphic designer to design, layout publications, reports, fact sheets, advocacy materials, visibility materials, info graphics and accompanying text for training manuals, posters and necessary electoral material using information provided.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The consultant will undertake the following tasks under the supervision of the UN IESG’s Senior Electoral Officer (Operations);
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
Detailed specifications for each individual assignment will be given to the selected designer as and when the designer’s services are requested.
Deadline for submission for each assignment will be indicated with the instructions for each assignment
Required Skills and Experience
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, multimedia visual arts, or in the areas of communication. Two additional years of relevant experience in combination with a Higher National Diploma in any one of the above fields of study will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.
Recommended Presentation of Offer
The above documents/information must be?scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one pdf file.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
Combined scoring method; The qualifications and methodology will be weighted a max of 70%, and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%
Technical proposals will be evaluated based on their responsiveness to the Terms of Reference (ToR).
Criteria for Technical Evaluation - Total 70% (Maximum 70 points):
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) will be considered for financial evaluation.
Criteria for Financial Evaluation – Total 30% (Maximum 30 points)
The weight of the financial proposal is 30%.The maximum number of points will be assigned to the lowest priced proposal.All other proposals will receive points in inverse proportion using the following formula;
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
Final award will be based on the highest combined score based on 70% technical offer and 30% price weight distribution of technically qualified proposals.
UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payment
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.