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Consultancy for Graphic Designer (Seconded to the Citizen Engagement and Fiscal Transparency Unit of the Ministry of Finance) - Nationals only (4 months subject to extension) Readvertisment (Those who applied before should refrain from applying again)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: Unspecified
Job Expired 27 Oct 2021
Expired
Added 2 months ago
Job Description

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, Care.

Objective:

To achieve the above, this assignment will focus on providing support to Citizen engagement and Fiscal transparency Unit of MoF Section and the Egyptian government in developing impactful communication content to promote and advocate for issues relevant to children with a specific focus on: - Knowledge Products developed by the Citizen engagement and Fiscal transparency Unit in collaborations with other stakeholders, external partners and International actors; - Events such as seminars, conferences, lectures; - The Citizen Budget and Participatory budgeting activities jointly carried out by UNICEF and MoF to increase or maximize expenditure on children or increase participation in the budget process for children.

Methodology:

Under the direct supervision of the head of the citizen engagement and fiscal transparency unit, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks to support the unit to enhance the engagement of the citizens and raise their awareness towards the budget and public spending. The incumbent will timely and accurately submit all corporate content to head of unit for approval and clearance and to the UNICEF Chief of section every month with an attendance sheet signed by the Fiscal Transparency and Citizen Engagement Unit at MoF. The consultant will work closely with all other sectors and units in the MoF.

 The incumbent will be asked to support the unit by providing practical knowledge on participatory budgeting and transparency, with focus on citizens engagement in Egypt, public spending and public finance for children. The incumbent’s knowledge and expertise should be used to support the unit to achieve concrete results in engaging the citizens and ensure their effective participation in providing efficient opinions/decisions related to public spending and public spending for children. This may be carried out through supporting the development of, indicatively but not exhaustively:

 - Analytical reports for citizens’ responses.

 - Community Engagement and participation strategies.

 - Audience targeting tools; - Knowledge Products.

 - Event communication materials.

Initial contract 4 months. Subject to extension

Specific Tasks include:

  1. Support the Citizen Engagement and Fiscal Transparency Unit in creating attractive and simple graphics for their publications, reports and knowledge products.
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  • Support with the layout and design of the content of all the unit publications under the umbrella   of the Citizens Budget and of the joint UNICEF-MoF publications.
  • Propose and elaborate further graphic products as needed to the ministry’s official website and other online platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Any additional tasks as discussed and agreed upon with the MoF supervisor as well as the UNICEF Chief of Section.
  1. Support the design organisation and Lay out of the http://budget.gov.eg/ and http://mofdigitalgate.gov.eg/ Websites. This may include indicatively but not exhaustively the following tasks:
  • Develop customized, graphic designs, for reports, publications, Knowledge products and relative announcement and advertisement in the both websites.
  • Support the design of maps, visual charts and infographics to deliver the information in simple ways to citizens and encourage their engagement through the websites
  • Promote linkages between the websites and social media and other relevant platforms.
  1. Support the elaboration of graphic and communication material connected with events and high-level meetings of the unit or the ministry related to the citizen engagement and transparency activities. This may include indicatively but not exhaustively the following tasks:
  • Support the design, production, and dissemination of timely and accurate materials related to the Transparency Unit events (agendas, banners, leaflet, invitations etc). Material should be produced in both English and Arabic.
  • Support in the design, production, and dissemination of materials related to the Transparency Unit and UNICEF/MoF joint events (agendas, banners, leaflet, invitations etc) and products both in English and Arabic.
  • Any additional tasks as discussed and agreed upon with the supervisor.
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ACTIVITIES, DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES, PLUS BUDGET PER DELIVERABLE

DELIVERABLES

ESTIMATED DURATION TO COMPLETE

 

PAYMENT

Support the citizen engagement and fiscal transparency unit in creating attractive and simple graphics for their publications, reports and knowledge products. - Support with the layout and design of the content of all the unit publications under the umbrella of the Citizen Budget and of the joint UNICEF-MoF publications. - Propose and elaborate further graphic products as needed to the ministry’s official website and other online platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

110 days

 

Monthly payments based on monthly deliverables and reports validated by UNICEF and MoF.

 

Support the design Organisation and Lay out of the http://budget.gov.eg/ and http://mofdigitalgate.gov.eg/ Web sites. This may include indicatively but not exhaustively the following tasks: - Develop customized, graphic designs, for reports, publications, Knowledge products and relative announcement and advertisement on the both websites; - Support the design of maps, visual charts and infographics to deliver the information in simple ways to citizens and encourage their engagement through the websites - Promote linkages between the websites and social Media and relevant other platforms; - Develop customized, graphic designs, for reports, publications, Knowledge products and relevant announcement and advertisement on the both websites

40 days

Support the elaboration of Graphic and communication material connected with events and high -level meetings of the unit or the ministry related to the citizen engagement and transparency activities. This may include indicatively but not exhaustively the following tasks. - Support the design, production, and dissemination of timely and accurate materials related to the Transparency Unit events (agendas, banners, leaflet, invitations etc) and products both in English and Arabic; - Support the design of timely and accurate production and dissemination of materials related to the Transparency Unit and UNICEF MoF events (agendas, banners, leaflet, invitations etc) and products both in English and Arabic .

46 days

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To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • BA in Communication, Design or any other relevant field.
  • Up to 5 years of experience and a degree equivalent to Master’s degree
  • Proven experience in using Adobe Photoshop/ Illustrator/ InDesign.
  • Strong graphic design portfolio demonstrating breadth, creativity, and craftsmanship.
  • Proven experience in Web site design.
  • Awareness and/or previous work experience in dealing with public budget processes and statements is an asset.
  • Working with a UN organization or a government entity is an asset.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required.

Conditions of Work:

The consultant will be seconded to the MoF, where the incumbent will carry out the above-mentioned tasks in direct collaboration with the Citizen Engagement and Transparency Unit. The assignment will require presence at the ministry premises for at least 50% of the time and based on agreements with the head of the unit. The consultant will be paid monthly upon submission of a monthly report and relevant deliverables.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.

UNICEF is committed to promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children.

Remarks:

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.

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