Job no: 522311
Position type: Consultancy
Division/Equivalent: Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand
School/Unit: Regional Services Div (EAPR), Bangkok
Department/Office: Regl Programme Section, Bangkok
Categories: Social and Economic Policy, Communication / External Relations, Consultancy
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 fulfil 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 better future
UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region. This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:
- survival - to basic healthcare, peace and security;
- development - to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
- protection - from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
- participation - to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them
How can you make a difference?
The Social Policy and Economic Analysis and Communication Sections, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to carry out the photography workshop and produce a series of communication materials to help the office support its advocacy for adolescents' participation and youth engagement at country level.
The consultant will broadly perform the following tasks to achieve the objectives:
- Liaise with selected EAP CO's Communication and Social Policy specialists for guidance on presentation and treatment of the topics.
- Liaise with EAP COs in order to prepare for the workshops.
- Secure cameras for all participants.
- Preparation of a 'Adolescents author copyright release form' - to be translated into local language for participants and their guardians to sign. Scan the forms and share with COs.
- Photographer to prepare the presentations and activities for a 5-day workshop, including practical exercises and conduct training and lead the methodology.
- Photographer to design and produce an exhibition from materials produced at the adolescents' photography workshop for the World Children's Day to be displayed in Town Halls or other City venue respecting the #KidsTakeOver branding guidelines.
- Support the engagement and identification of policy interventions.
Photographer to produce a series of communication materials - highlighting adolescents' perspective for the future. This includes:
- Print and organize the photos for the exhibition.
Print and organize the photos for the exhibition.
- Design and layout of a booklet related to the photo exhibition.
- Select photos to be included in an exhibition on children growing up urban in East Asia and Pacific to be presented to the Global Summit of child Friendly Cities and to the Asia and Pacific Urban Forum.
- Photographer will provide the printing specifications of each materials listed above.
Kindly note that the designated photographer shall provide UNICEF with photo credit (photographer full name), caption (who, what, where, when, why of the photo as per UNICEF ( caption requirements).
UNICEF reserves all copyrights on material related to this assignment, including photographs, graphic designs and other materials.
For more information on background and details of work assignment, please see attachment.
VA2019-41 Consultant - Urban Photography Workshop.pdf
The following are the deliverables:
July & August 2019
- Workshop materials (i.e. cameras)
- 8 days per workshop implemented in coordination with EAPRO CO (incl. preparation days, workshop and post production)
- Exhibition: framing and stands (including printing)
Estimated Duration of Contract: 24 working days between July-October 2019.
Official Travel: Home-based for the preparation and completion of the exhibition materials. All workshops must take place in the three countries by early September 2019, and exhibition materials must be finalized by October 2019.
Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required:
- At least ten years of professional experience in photography experiences with UNICEF or UN agencies especially, field experiences in various countries are required;
- Proven skills in implementing the professional UNICEF child photography workshops, including photography techniques, group management for idea discussion, editing and captioning;
- Good organizational, analytical, communicational and advocacy skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work in multicultural situations requiring flexibility, imagination and creativity to achieve the project objectives;
- Experience working with UNICEF in participatory communication projects.
Application process: Interested candidates are requested to submit Application Package and Expression of Interest by 30 May 2019 detailing:
- Qualification and technical capacity (CV or P-11)
- Sample(s) of relevant/similar work assignment
- Full contact information of minimum 2 references
- Financial proposal in USD: Equipment(s), and professional fee for entire assignment. The consultant is requested to also submit a travel cost proposal once the country list for trip plan is finalized. Please note the air tickets under UNICEF contract shall be re-routable, refundable type (economy class and most direct route). The consultant will be responsible for own travel insurance, visa fee and terminal expenses.
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UNICEF's core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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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 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.
Advertised: May 17 2019 SE Asia Standard Time
Application close: May 30 2019 SE Asia Standard Time
Source: UN Jobs
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