International Consultant - Human Interest Stories Writing and Photography
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.
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Objectives, Purpose & Expected results
A consultant is sought to write 20 human stories and accompanying photographs (6 for each story) focusing on individual beneficiaries of UNICEF supported programmes. These communication materials will be used to support donor reports as well as to share on the UNICEF website. The objectives of the Human Interest Stories and photographs is to give a human face to donor proposals and reports.
Specific Objectives are;
Description of the assignment
Major Tasks to be undertaken:
Based on the background information and technical input from the Communication Specialist and the programmes focal people, the consultant is required to:
Location and Duration
The consultant is expected to start on 1 June 2019 and will visit different programme sites which are in the districts of Sierra Leone to collect the stories and photographs. The duration of the consultancy is 42 working days within a period of 3 months.
Call for proposals
Interested persons should submit technical and financial proposals detailing proposed methodology, workplan, timeline, methodology and samples of similar work.
The proposed budget with a detailed breakdown including estimated direct costs regarding consultancy fee, living expenses and travel both into and within Sierra Leone should be submitted separately.
Value Added Tax (VAT) must be shown as a separate line item in the financial quotation where appropriate.
Payment of services will be based on the above payment schedule
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For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=520590