UNICEF recruits 01 Infographic and Design Consultant
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a Future
The purpose of this consultancy is to provide the Nutrition Team (Nutrition in Emergencies and Prevention and Care of Wasting) with graphic design and production for print and web for high-quality dissemination products featuring UNICEF WCAR nutrition data and nutrition-focused materials. Design materials also support fundraising and advocacy for the Nutrition section and UNICEF and provides a consistent look for regional nutrition publications (e.g. reports, guidance, advocacy and communication tools, policy briefs, Dashboards, PPTs) for UNICEF WCARO.
How can you make a difference?
UNICEF WCARO is looking for a graphic designer to ensure reader-friendly and impactful layout of various documents including reports, advocacy briefs, high-quality infographics and presentations to support the nutrition team in telling stories related to the Prevention and Treatment of Wasting, Costing and Financing and Nutrition Interventions in Emergency with a specific focus for Covid-19.
Scope of work
In collaboration with members of the Nutrition Section, the consultant will:
Support the creative direction of all nutrition-focused publication and online materials; performs work independently, having initiative to meet the objectives of the post; works closely with team providing guidance on visual approaches and matches appropriate solutions through thorough reading and understanding of materials, and meetings with team on follow-up, corrections;
Design and develops visual systems for high-level design projects in compliance with UNICEF design and branding standards for presentations, publications, and web-content; oversees design projects from ideation to realization, taking into account the complexity of message and/or visual image the Nutrition team needs to project, anticipating and communicating what is feasible considering various project release dates.
Deliverables and Schedules
Deliverables #of pages #of days Desired content Deadlines
Covid-19 Nutrition briefing notes and Advocacy materials 10 4 Charts, maps, diagrams, photographs, illustrations and text May/June 2020
Graphics and Advocacy sheets for Digital reports on Covid-19, Nutrition and Food Insecurity and Wasting 30 10 Brand identity design, Graphic design, Data Visualization, lay out, pictograms, Photography May/June 2020
Report Prevention of Wasting 25 5 Graphic design and lay out May/June 2020
Wasting Fast Fact sheets, Theory of Change and a Policy Brief 10 5 Graphic design (info graphic style, with pictograms) and lay out May/June 2020
Report and Policy Briefs on Costing treatment of severe wasting 15 5 Graphic design, ictograms, Data visualization and lay out June 2020
Report and Advocacy brief on Nutrition costing tools and methodologies 20 5 Graphic design and lay out June 2020
Guidelines for costing treatment of Wasting 15 5 Graphic design and lay out November 2020
Evidence Review: Simplified Approaches 20 5 Graphic design and lay out November 2020
Case studies: Simplified Approaches 15 10 Graphic design and lay out November 2020
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Profile / Requirements
- An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in graphic design, arts of design, communication or a relevant field.
- A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in graphic design is required. Experience with the United Nations or other International Organizations would be an asset. Experience working in West and Central Africa Region would be an asset.
Fluency in French and English.
- Advanced knowledge of design and communications concepts and Adobe Creative Suite software.
- Advanced knowledge of production processes for a variety of media and knowledge of vendor requirements for print products.
- Advanced design, creative and artistic skills. Demonstrated experience in designing high-quality infographics, graphs, reports and brochures.
- Advanced skills to devise broad design ideas, present them to teams, and produce results on time. Proven experience to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to adapt to changing priorities.
- Advanced interpersonal communications skills, including active listening skills and skills to work effectively within teams and to effectively provide advanced design advice and consultation to clients on all aspects of visual communications.
- Advanced proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite software, Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Excel and Word, and Infogram platforms. Understanding of WordPress for web updates is a plus.
For every Child, you demonstrate Care
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are:
The consultant will be expected to work from home
The consultant is expected to use their own IT equipment for the purposes of this contract
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles 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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
Due to COVID19, office physical presence and travel restriction might be in place at the duty station. In this regard, it is expected that the selected incumbent will have the resources to work remotely as long as it is required.
Application close: Jun 10 2020 Greenwich Standard Time
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