Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Purpose of assignment:
Hiring a content writer to generate different types of write up pieces, including human interest stories, Op-eds, profiles, fact sheets, press releases, situation reports, and newsletter.
The write ups will be used primarily to document the lessons learned for the Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative in line with the communication strategy and guidelines of the Polio Eradication Initiative programme and narrative built around the National Emergency Action Plan 2016-2017.
The write ups are planned to be used to:
Work Assignments, Deliverables & Payment Schedule
Task to be Performed:
1- On need basis and under the guidance of the Communication Specialist/Polio, undertakes research and establishes communication with programme managers and actors to identify, conceptualize and produces write ups for local and external dissemination.
2- On need basis and under the guidance of the Communication Specialist/Polio, generates content, package and produces newsletter for local and external dissemination.
TERMS OF PAYMENT:
(no more than 30% advance/
Final payment no less than 10%)
1- Professional fee to be paid on completion of each approved/cleared assignment.
2-Travel and DSA will be reimbursed as per actual expenses and the applicable UN policy and rates.
3-UNICEF shall issue a job order expressing the nature of the assignment, deliverables, estimated cost and production timeline for each assignment.
4-Payments shall be made at the submission and acceptance/approval of each assignment by the supervising Communication Specialist.
5-UNICEF shall cover the professional fee in PKR equivalent to US $250 per assignment for a write up and US $ 400 for a newsletter issue assignment.
6-UNICEF shall have exclusive ownership of the write ups that would be submitted and accepted as such by UNICEF and due credit would be given to the programme/author.
The consultant shall be required to travel to all provinces, districts and sub-districts in Pakistan on need-basis to gather the desired content as per the Assignment and Travel Plan.
TECHNICAL EVALUATION CRITERIA AND WEIGHT ALLOCATION BETWEEN TECHNICAL AND PRICE PROPOSALExperience: 30%Education and Training: 10%Financial proposal: 20%
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and asked to submit previous published work samples
Technical proposal and/or portfolio: 30%
Education and Training: 10%
Other assets: 10%
Financial proposal: 20%
Nature of Penalty CLause to be Stipulated in Contract: The consultant shall observe confidentiality and refrain from sharing externally any information about the content of the write ups. In the event of violation of this term, the consultancy shall be terminated.
The consultant shall observe confidentiality and refrain from sharing externally any information about the content of the write ups. In the event of violation of this term, the consultancy shall be terminated.
HOW TO APPLY:
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. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501524