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By | July 21, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Graphic Design Consultant

Salary : 45000 per Year

Company : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Location : Remote US

Graphic Design Consultant

Advertised on behalf of :

Location :
Home based

Application Deadline :
28-Jul-22
(Midnight New York USA)

Time left :
8d 1h 53m

Type of Contract :
Individual Contract

Post Level :
International Consultant

Languages Required :

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse any kind of harassment including sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Background

UN Women grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development human rights humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts UN Women will lead and coordinate the United Nations’ system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

At UN Women Headquarters (HQ) the Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships Bureau includes the Strategic Partnerships Advocacy Communications and Resource Mobilization Division (SPD). Within SPD the Public Partnerships Section (PPS) strives to coordinate and achieve UN Women’s resource mobilization goals as the organization responds to UN reform efforts the world financial situation and trends in aid effectiveness and development cooperation. The Partner Intelligence Visibility and Analysis (PIVA) Unit at PPS elaborates and provides timely and accurate partner intelligence to facilitate engagement and foster organizational learning and innovation and lead on partner recognition and visibility efforts in close collaboration with field offices.

In this context the graphic designer will support the PIVA Team with the Public Partnerships Section in successfully communicating achievements strategies and facts both internally (UN Women colleagues) and externally (partners) enabling enhanced partner outreach and visibility.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Team Lead for the PIVA team and in close collaboration with other members of the PPS the consultant will support the diverse streams of work to enhance the communication of strategies results and other information about partnership development with the goal of implementing UN Women’s resource mobilization initiatives. Additionally the PIVA team will support graphic design needs of other teams such as the Gender Parity team thought the services of the Graphic Design Consultant.

Specifically the Graphic Designer Consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:

For the PIVA team:

  • UN Women’s Regular Resources Report 2022 (April- June 2023).
  • Partner Recognition Week Campaign in its 2022 and 2023 editions. (Throughout 2022 and 2023).
  • Guidance Note on Partner Visibility and Recognition (August-December 2022).
  • Partner intelligence updates (no specific timeframe – throughout 2022 and 2023).

For the Gender Parity team:

  • Formatting and design of the publication External Review of the Secretary-General’s 2017 Strategy on Gender Parity and its Annex.
  • Global Annual Gender Focal Points meeting report (late October 2022).
  • Knowledge Hub online platform (August-December 2022).
  • Updates to existing Gender Parity Dashboard (no specific timeframe).
  • Updates to Gender Parity Intranet (no specific timeframe – throughout 2022).
  • New materials/communications products created by the Gender Parity team.

Competencies

Core Values:

  • Integrity: Demonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff; and demonstrate an international outlook appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity


Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Required Skills and Experience

  • Education in Visual Communications Graphic Design or similar.
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite especially Adobe Illustrator Photoshop and InDesign.
  • At least 3 years of experience in visual communications graphic design for web and for print.
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics.
  • Attention to detail and knowledge of the latest visual design standards.
  • Organized responsible and able to prioritize and balance multiple assignments.
  • Familiarity with UN structure and values.

Language:

Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

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