Call for roster: Graphic Design Consultant, RBDakar (RE-ADVERTISED)
World Food Programme
🚩 Vacancy Announcement n°: 830265
📢 Roster Title: Graphic Design Consultant CST I, RBDakar
📌Type of Contract: International Consultancy (Level I)
➡️ Unit / Division: Communications Advocacy and Marketing (CAM)
📍 Duty Station: Multiple locations in Western Africa Region
➡️ Duration: Assignments with a range of one (1) to eleven (11) months
⏰ Closing date: xxxxxxxxxxx
WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a highly prestigious, reputable & world’s largest humanitarian organization, operates in more than 120 countries and territories, bringing life-saving assistance in emergencies, building pathways to peace, stability, and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change and supporting sustainable and resilient livelihoods for a world with zero hunger. At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do, and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high-performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.
COUNTRY CONTEXT/ ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
The WFP West Africa region extends from Mauritania to Chad and along the coast from Cameroon to Senegal. It consists of 19 countries; Benin Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The Regional Bureau Dakar (RBD) provides policy guidance, technical support and oversight for WFP operations in 20 countries and the Regional Centre of Excellence Against Hunger and Malnutrition in Abidjan.
To advance engagement with partners and create favorable environment for fundraising as well as political support to its operations, the Regional Bureau implements a communication and advocacy strategy targeting its various audiences. This Graphic Design consultant be part of the communications team, reporting directly to the Regional Head of Communications, Advocacy and Marketing Unit. S/he will contribute to raising brand awareness and increasing visibility of WFP programmes and activities through production of high-quality materials including brochures, flyers, Sway presentations, visibility items, etc for functional units within the Bureau as well as country offices across the region.
PURPOSE OF THE ROSTER
This call for the roster is published to give an opportunity to applicants to express interest in being part of this roster to undertake the key accountabilities listed below when the opportunities arise.
This announcement is not related to any current open position. However, all applications received will be reviewed and will be subject to a selection process to assess the relevant professional experience and qualifications of the candidates.
A Graphic Design Consultant would be responsible for the Key accountabilities listed below.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
- Implement WFP’s and donors branding policy and guidelines.
- Ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with WFP’s branding and donors’ requirements/polices
- Implement the graphic guidelines in all WFP’s communication products including annual country reports (ACR);
- Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and Design and layout of reports and other products
- Design reports and other communication materials for printing and electronic distribution.
- Improve and edit artwork, photos, charts and other graphic elements.
- Layout and design information and communication materials (t-shirts, banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, bulletins, flyers, cards)
- Create different illustrative materials such as animations, Sway and Canvas presentations and design of CD/DVD packaging
- Any other duties as determined by supervisor.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced university degree (Master's degree equivalent, BAC+4/5), recognized by https://www.whed.net/home.php in communications, journalism, visual arts, public relations or first University degree (Bachelor's degree equivalent, BAC +3) in the same disciplines with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training.
Should you not find your university degree in this link kindly note that it will be your responsibility to obtain a formal letter from your Ministry of Education stating their recognition of the university and degree.
At least three (3) years of relevant progressively responsible professional post-graduate experience in experience in graphic design and multimedia production.
An experience of working in a regional office of a development or humanitarian agency is added advantage.
Languages: Fluency (level C) in both written and spoken English and French.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
Keen knowledge of graphic design, multimedia productions and understanding diverse audiences and to approaches to reaching them through visual storytelling.
Experience with utilizing the latest multimedia software application (Adobe packages, etc).
WHY WORK WITH US?
This is an opportunity for exciting and challenging assignments in a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team, based in a unique location, West Africa, on a topic with high relevance. In addition, we offer:
▶️ Meaningful and impactful careers: - Our day-to-day work makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve
▶️Continuous learning and training: - We provide learning tools for our staff to continually develop their careers
▶️ Multicultural and stimulating work environment: - We encourage gender and cultural diversity to make our teams stronger
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- All applications received will be reviewed and go through a selection process to assess relevant experience and qualifications. Based on the assessment results, successful candidates will be placed in a roster at consultant level II. Applicants who meet the selection criteria may be contacted for further interviews or assessments and to confirm their continued interest and availability for short-term opportunities ranging between 1 to 11 months.
- The roster validity is for a period of 24 months from the date on which the candidate is notified of their success.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: xxxxxxxxx
- WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.
- All employment decisions are made based on organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
- No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
- All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment.
- WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.
- WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.
Special notice on office relocation: WFP and other UN Agencies will be moving to the new United Nations House, presently under construction in Diamniadio, 30 kilometres from downtown Dakar approximately around mid-2023. The duty station will remain in Dakar, Senegal.
Before you apply, please confirm that both (i) your on-line profile and CV are accurate and up to date, (ii) your CV should include your employment history (mm/yyyy), academic qualifications, and language skills.