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International Consultant - Graphic Designer
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Monrovia, Liberia, LIBERIA|
|Application Deadline :||02-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||200 working days period of 1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||200 working days between 13 May 2019 to 13 May 2020|
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.
UN Women’s goal in Liberia is to promote women’s human rights and gender equality which are key aspects in sustaining and furthering achievements in stability and development. In this regard, its programming in the Country is connected to four (4) corporate priority areas: women’s leadership and political participation; enhancing women’s economic empowerment (WEE); engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes (WPS), advancing women’s rights to live free from violence (VAW) and Gender Responsive Governance. In addition, UN Women coordinates and promotes the UN system’s joint work in advancing gender equality.
UN Women Liberia Country Office is looking for a professional graphic designer Consultant to design and format various communication and publication materials as needed. The Consultant will not be engaged on full-time basis but only when required by UN Women Libera Country Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the assignment
The main objective of this consultancy is to design and produce communications materials (e.g. factsheets, policy briefs, flyers, pocket folders, etc.) The Consultant will on a graphical basis layout the knowledge products to ensure state-of-the-art design and ensure that information in the publications, brochures and factsheets and other materials is coherent with UN Women’s global branding guidelines.
Scope of work and tasks
Under the overall guidance and management of the UN Women Peace and Security Specialist and supervision from the Communication Officer, the Consultant will perform the following tasks:
Duration of the assignment
The duration of the assignment is 200 working days. The potential Consultant is expected to commence work on the 13 May 2019 and will end on the 13 May 2020.
UN Women will not be committed to purchasing any minimum quantity of the Services, and purchases will be made only if there is an actual requirement upon the issuance of a Purchase Order based on this retainer contract. UN Women shall not be liable for any cost in the event that no purchases are made under this retainer contract.
The following deliverables are expected from the successful candidate.
Upon receipt of the deliverables and prior to the payment, the deliverables and related reports and documents will be reviewed and approved by UN Women. The period of review is one week after receipt.
Consultant’s performance will be evaluated based on: timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the products delivered.
Required Skills and Experience
Required experience and qualifications
The Consultant should fulfill the following requirements:
Submission of application:
Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 May 2019.
Submission of package:
All applications must include (as an attachment) a CV and financial proposal. Applications without a financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further processing.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview.
Selected candidates will need to submit prior to commencement of work:
Applications will be evaluated based on a Cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the proposals, with evaluation of the technical proposal being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allotted for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Technical Evaluation Criteria
Total Obtainable Score100 %
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation: Only the candidates who fit the minimum requirements will be longlisted and further documentation may be requested. Candidates with a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidates and will be shortlisted for potential interview.
The maximum number of points will be allotted to the lowest price proposal that is opened/ evaluated and compared among those technically qualified candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% score in the technical evaluation. All other price proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price
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.