Back Call for Interest: Documenters

  • Added Date: Monday, 08 January 2018
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 21 January 2018

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF is a United Nations agency that promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child. Together with partners, UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, for the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Since 1948, UNICEF has been working with the Philippine government and civil society to promote and protect the rights of Filipino children. UNICEF works on long-term development programmes in the following areas: Education; Health; Nutrition; Disaster Risk Reduction; Adolescent Development; Emergency Response; Peacebuilding; Social Policy; HIV & AIDS; Child Protection; and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.

Methodology & Approach

Qualified applicants will be offered an 11-month service contract with fixed professional rates per output for the duration of the service contract. Travel and daily subsistence allowance is dependent on the assignment location and duration.

The contract serves as an on-call/as-needed arrangement between UNICEF and the individual for any required services and outputs during the contract period.

Duration of individual assignments is dependent on the date and location of the activity to be covered, and the deadline for the submission of the required outputs. This will be discussed and agreed upon between UNICEF through the Communication and requiring Units and the individual contractor prior to the start of every assignment.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Familiarize himself/herself with the UNICEFeditorial styleguidelines and the UNICEF brand. Prepare own travel arrangements including life and equipment insurance. The consultant will provide and use their own equipment. UNICEF will not be responsible for any damage or loss to equipment during the assignment and in the production of the required outputs. Conceptualize and prepare story ideas, shot lists, design concept, scripts and/or storyboards as relevant. Lead pre-production preparations, including identifying subjects and locations, arranging shooting and/or interview schedules, preparing required equipment, drafting budgets, identifying support staff needs and roles, and securing shooting and/or interview permits and subject consent forms as needed. Lead the review and revision process. In times of disasters/emergencies, be ready to deploy within 48 hours. Others deemed necessary to carry out the assignment.

Deliverables

Event or program documentation in MS Word format.

Organization & Management

The Consultant will be managed by the UNICEF Communication Officer in coordination with the specific unit requiring the Consultant services and will be responsible to:

Orient the consultant and outline the parameters of the required services. Provide copies of the UNICEF brand book, visual guidelines and editorial style guide. Provide and agree with the consultant on the work schedule, timelines and deadlines. Reimburse within 15 working days from completion of assignment, expenses advanced by the contractor and previously authorized by UNICEF before the start of the assignment. Provide relevant feedback and evaluation of the service provided and outputs submitted. Pay in full the professional fee based on the agreed rate within 30 working days of submission of the required outputs and final evaluation signed by UNICEF and the consultant.

Qualifications and Competencies of Successful Consultant

Bachelor’s degree in any field. Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience as a documenter. Fluency in English and Filipino. Fluency in other languages of the Philippines is an asset. Willingness to travel and be assigned in emergency missions around the Philippines

Intellectual Property Rights

The consultant expressly assigns to UNICEF any copyright arising from the outputs produced while executing the service contract. All photos used by UNICEF will bear the consultant’s photo credit. The consultant may not use, reproduce, disseminate, or authorize others to use, reproduce or disseminate any output produced under the service contract without prior consent from UNICEF

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/ by21 January 2018. Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job Number:509983will be considered.

All candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and the duly filled P 11 form which can be downloaded from our website at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc indicating three (3) professional references with contact details. Please indicate your ability, availability and portfolio of professional work.Applications with incomplete requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.

By applying through our Talent Management System (TMS) you agree to our privacy statement which is in line with the Philippines’ Data Privacy Act. You are strongly advised to read carefully through the privacy statement before submitting your application.

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.

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Prepare own travel arrangements including life and equipment insurance. The consultant will provide and use their own equipment. UNICEF will not be responsible for any damage or loss to equipment during the assignment and in the production of the required outputs.

Conceptualize and prepare story ideas, shot lists, design concept, scripts and/or storyboards as relevant.

Lead pre-production preparations, including identifying subjects and locations, arranging shooting and/or interview schedules, preparing required equipment, drafting budgets, identifying support staff needs and roles, and securing shooting and/or interview permits and subject consent forms as needed.

Lead the review and revision process.

In times of disasters/emergencies, be ready to deploy within 48 hours.

Others deemed necessary to carry out the assignment.

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