Designer for the One Million Opportunities (1MiO) initiative Consultant, Brasilia (remote), Brazil - Tenders Global

Designer for the One Million Opportunities (1MiO) initiative Consultant, Brasilia (remote), Brazil

  • Contract
  • Brazil
  • Posted 4 months ago

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Brazil faces significant challenges as it navigates the transition of its vast youth population into the workforce. With over 49 million individuals aged 15 to 29, prioritizing educational opportunities, professional training, and digital inclusion is crucial to avert potential social and economic risks. Early issues, like rights violations for 32 million children and educational delays for 5.3 million, set the stage for larger problems. The One Million Opportunities initiative, launched in 2020, strives to address these issues by providing skills development, apprenticeships, and employment opportunities for vulnerable youth, creating over 300,000 opportunities to date.

 

Purpose

Under the supervision of the Programme Officer the purpose of this consultancy is to produce contents for the official communication channels of the One Million Opportunities (1MiO) initiative and articulate with stakeholders, enabling the engagement of the private sector.

 

Expected results: (measurable results)

SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time Bound

1. Expected result: Produce, weekly, between 5 to 10 designs for 1MiO digital channels, disclosing jobs and skills development opportunities for youth.

2. Expected result: Produce, monthly, between 1 to 5 life stories from youth beneficiated by opportunities generated by 1MiO initiative.

3. Expected result: Produce, annually, up to 50 visual identities, guides, studies, pamphlets, digital and printed communication materials and the like for projects, partnerships, events, and other actions regarding 1MiO initiative.

Deliverables

 

Product 

Deadline 

Payment 
(% of the contract) 

Deliverable 1 

1st Report 

  • Design of up to 20 pieces of design for the 1MiO initiative’s social media including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats with detailed information on professional training and employment opportunities from governments and partner companies.

1 month

One month from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 2 

2nd Report 

  • Design up to 10 human interest stories of young people who have benefited from the 1MiO initiative with opportunities for professional training, apprenticeships, internships and jobs in partner governments and companies. Including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

2 months

Two months from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 3 

3rd Report 

  • Design of up to 20 online and offline materials to publicize the opportunities and results of 1MiO’s major partner companies including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

3 months

Three months from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 4 

4th Report 

  • Design of a section within 1MiO’s digital platform with data and analysis on the youth employability scenario in Brazil including visual identity conception, layout and illustrations.

4 months

Four months from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 5 

5th Report 

  • Design of up to 20 communication materials in online and offline format to publicize work and training opportunities for young people in UNICEF’s priority territories in the Amazon, the semi-arid region and urban centers, including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

5 months

Five months from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 6 

6th Report 

  • Design of a report with the results of the first semester of apprenticeship, internship and employment opportunities taken up by young people in vulnerable situations in the companies that are signatories to 1MiO, visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

6 months

Six months from the contract signed.

8,33%

Deliverable 7

7th Report 

  • Design of up to 10 videos with testimonials from young people, representatives of companies, governments and partner social organizations about the partnership with 1MiO, including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

7 months

Seven months from the contract signed

8,33%

Deliverable 8

8th Report 

  • Design of up to 10 1MiO institutional presentations including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

8 months

Eight months from the contract signed

8,33%

Deliverables 9

9th Report 

  • Design of up to 10 online and offline communication materials for a campaign to activate small and medium-sized companies to join 1MiO, including visual identity conception, layout, and finalization in different formats.

9 months

9 months from the contract signed

8,33%

Deliverable 10

10th Report 

  • Design of up to 20 online and offline communication materials to support the dissemination of training opportunities and work with 1MiO partner states, including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

10 months

10 months from the contract signed

8,33%

Deliverable 11

11th Report 

  • Design of up to 15 online and offline communication materials as part of the National Pact for the Productive Inclusion of Young People, a 1MiO initiative with the Ministry of Labor and Employment and the ILO, visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats.

11 months

11 months from the contract signed

8,33%

Deliverable 12

12th Report 

  • Design of a report with the results of the second semester of apprenticeship, internship and employment opportunities taken up by young people in vulnerable situations in the companies that are signatories to 1MiO, including visual identity conception, layout and finalization in different formats. 

12 months

12 months from the contract signed

8,33%

Duration of Contract

365 days

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Punctuality in meeting deadlines.
  • Quality of the contents.
  • Timely provision of the deliverables.
  • Full adherence to the monthly workplans and diligences as agreed with supervisor.

Immediately upon signature of the agreement, the UNICEF supervisor and the selected individual contractor will meet for detailed discussion of the Work Plan and the quality criteria for product delivery. Regular meetings will also be scheduled at a distance or in person to follow up the activities defined in the Work Plan. If needed, revisions and alterations may be requested by UNICEF related to quality and technical depth parameters. Only after final clearance from the UNICEF Brazil will the payment be processed.

Technical background, and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Arts or related fields.
  • Teamwork, and good communication skills.
  • Desirable background experience interacting with private sector companies, governments, and corporate communication.
  • Desirable previous experience in youth, social and community-based movements or similar.
  • Desirable previous experience producing digital contents.
  • Availability to perform some punctual activity within one of the UNICEF field offices in Brazil.
  • Knowledge or interest in topics related to youth and similar.
  • Experience in Adobe InDesign, Figma, Canva e and similar design tools.

Language Proficiency

  • Portuguese and basic English.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT

  • Degree in Design, Arts or related fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience at national or international levels in Design.
  • Experience in UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in Portuguese and basic English is required. Knowledge of Spanish is an asset.
  • Knowledge on children’s rights issues, including the Convention of Rights of the Child and the Statute of the Child and the Adolescent.
  • Experience in designing contents online and offline .
  • Teamwork skills and capacity to work with tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge in the use of digital media tools and social media.
  • Experience in the production of materials for learning programs or content for social mobilization initiatives.

UNICEF’S CORE VALUES

Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS)

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.

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.

 

General Conditions: Procedures and Logistics

  • Consultant will work from home using own equipment and stationery. UNICEF will provide office space for consultative meetings when needed.
  • Consultant’s, travel costs should be included in the consultant’s fee.
  • No contract may commence unless the contract is signed by both UNICEF and the consultant and mandatory courses are completed.
  • Consultants will not have any representative, certifying, or approving authority, or supervisory responsibilities or authority on UNICEF budget.
  • The consultant will work remotely on a delivery basis and prior authorization and/or clearance from UNICEF to engage in outside UNICEF activities is required.

Financial Proposal

  • Costs indicated are estimated. Final rate shall follow “best value for money” principle, i.e., achieving the desired outcome at the lowest possible fee.
  • A financial proposal including the fee for the assignment based on the deliverables and number of days must be submitted. Consultants are asked to stipulate all-inclusive fees, including lump sum, administrative cost, travel cost and subsistence costs, as applicable.
  • The payment will be based on submission of agreed deliverables. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold payment in case the deliverables submitted are not up to the required standard or in case of delays in submitting the deliverables on the part of the consultant.

Insurance and health coverage

  • The contractor is fully responsible for arranging, at his or her own expenses, such life, health, and other forms of insurance covering the term of the contract as he or she considers appropriate.
  • The contractor is not eligible to participate in the life or health insurance schemes available to UNICEF and United Nations staff members.

Restrictions

  • Consultants may not receive training at the expense of UNICEF. Notwithstanding, consultants must complete the applicable mandatory trainings before the signature of the contract. 
  • In case of government officials, the contract cannot be issued without prior written clearance by the Government​ or unless on leave without pay.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy 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. Consultants 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.

UNICEF 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.

Advertised: 30 Nov 2023 E. South America Standard Time
Deadline: 10 Dec 2023 E. South America Standard Time

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