National Design and illustration of projects’ publications (3 candidates will be selected).

Location : Beirut, LEBANON
Application Deadline :14-Sep-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Duration of Initial Contract :LTA – 3 years.
Expected Duration of Assignment :LTA – 3 years.


UNDP wishes to sign a Long-Term agreement with 3 Graphic Designers for the Country Office as well as other UN Agencies.
UNDP does not warrant that any quantity of services will be purchased during the term of this Long Term Agreement (LTA), which shall be for three years.
Detailed services will be contracted through a UNDP Purchase Order which will be issued for each requested assignment under the LTA.
The Long Term Agreement is a non-exclusive arrangement and UNDP has the right to procure the same or similar services from other consultants at its sole discretion and as the situation may warrant.

Duties and Responsibilities

The services of a Graphic Designer and Illustrator are required to provide timely and high quality professional services. The consultant will undertake the following tasks and activities:

  • Task 1: Meet with the UNDP’s project team to discuss context, target audience and purpose of developed publications;
  • Task 2: Develop, within deadline mentioned in task brief, creative designs and illustrations for different publications including but not limited to (1) newsletters summarizing project’s achievements and results, (2) promotional materials for events organized or supported by the project (such as banners, brochures, invitations, etc.), (3) awareness-raising tools for service providers and different groups of targeted communities, especially children, and (4) other publications such as reports, presentations, surveys or reference guides;
  • Task 3: Closely liaise with the project manager/communication officer to ensure designs and illustrations reflect content, purpose and project identity during the review process;
  • Task 4: Present, before deadline, final version of designs based on the UNDP team feedback.

For additional information, please refer to ANNEX I – Terms of Reference


Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent experience in layout and infographics and typography,
  • Excellent experience in creative illustration (especially for children),
  • Proven knowledge in computing and design software,
  • Fluency in Arabic and English.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism;
  • Knowledge of the UN preferable.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • Degree in graphic design, illustration, or any other field.

Years of Experience:

  • At least five years of relevant experience in graphic design, illustration or any related field.

How to apply:

The consultancy is open for all National consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal. Submissions through any other media will not be considered.

The application must include all of the following documents:

1. P11,
2. Technical Proposal (Portfolio),
3. Financial proposal

All files shall be submitted in one single document and uploaded as word or PDF file to the UNDP job site.
It has been observed that bidders don’t submit all requested documents and thus reducing their chance to be selected for a contract with UNDP. before you submit your offer please revise that the application is complete and comprises all documents.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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.

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