United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for qualified applicants for following open position in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
International Consultant – Graphic Designer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
JOB TITLE: Graphic Designer
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Consultant (CST) Level 1
UNIT/DIVISION: Capacity Strengthening Unit
DUTY STATION (City, Country): Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
DURATION: 11 months REPORTING LINE: Activity Manager
Assisting 91.4 million people in around 83 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. On any given day, WFP has 5,000 trucks, 20 ships and 92 planes on the move, delivering food and other assistance to those in most need. Every year, we distribute more than 15 billion rations at an estimated average cost per ration of US$ 0.31. These numbers lie at the roots of WFP’s unparalleled reputation as an emergency responder, one that gets the job done quickly at scale in the most difficult environments. WFP’s efforts focus on emergency assistance, relief and rehabilitation, development aid and special operations.
WFP Ethiopia is working with the government and other humanitarian partners to strengthen the resilience of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable population and to chart a more prosperous and sustainable future for the next generation. The Country Office also supports programmes that use food assistance to empower women, transform areas affected by climate change and keep children in school. It aims to contribute to Ethiopia’s five-year development agenda, the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), through which the Government combats food insecurity.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
Under the direction of the Activity Manager (Capacity Strengthening) and working closely with the Deputy Country Director (DCD), Head of Programme, Head of Partnerships as well as other Activity Managers, the Graphic Designer will assist WFP Ethiopia in developing a set of clear, high quality, innovative and visually appealing multi-media materials and packages, targeting WFP’s key audiences, including donors, partners, government and beneficiaries.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
- Provide branding and design support to WFP Ethiopia Capacity Strengthening team, Programme and Partnership units and DCD Office in line with WFP branding strategies and guidelines.
- Together with the Capacity Strengthening, Programme and Partnership units, design, develop and publish comprehensive standardized briefs and cutting-edge donor/partners packages and reports showcasing WFP’s work and achievements in Ethiopia.
- Support the Unit and DCD’s office to develop materials for meetings, missions and any other relevant reports c7PhECn DmW5DN
Perform other duties as assigned.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: University degree Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant education in the field with an additional certification in Graphic Design, or has demonstrable knowledge of graphic design and a high standard portfolio, showing creative solutions and attention to detail.
Experience: Three or Four years progressive experience in graphic design or relevant field.
Has demonstrated a sound understanding of WFP communication techniques and activities and awareness of the socio-political context in which WFP operates through day-to-day work.
Critical Success Factors:
- Proficiency in using In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Lightroom, MS Office, and other publishing software on Mac and Windows hardware.
- Ability to work with a high level of independence, as an art of a large, dynamic, and diverse team, and to establish effective working relationships with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds.
- Flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description
- Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.
- Knowledge of other UN languages is an added advantage.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
All employment decisions are made on the basis of 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.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants can apply through the following
Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
Deadline for applications: 25 February 2022
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