Here is an opportunity for Bangladeshis to grab with both hands, especially for those seeking a way to have experience working with any United Nations Specialized Agency.

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Job Description  2001224 Graphic Designer Job Posting: 27/May/2020 Closure Date: 10/Jun/2020, 9:59:00 PM Organizational Unit: FABGD Job Type: Non-staff opportunities Type of Requisition: PSA (Personal Services Agreement) Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Bangladesh-Dhaka Duration: 40 days up to 31 December 2020 Post Number: N/A___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Organizational Setting FAO Bangladesh assists the Government to formulate policies, programmes and projects to address the root causes of hunger and malnutrition, develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and utilize environmental and natural resources in a sustainable way. It contributes to the development of FAO’s field programme projects in the country and implements them in the sectors of food security, agriculture and rural development. “Meeting the Undernutrition Challenge (MUCH)” is the follow-up project of the National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme (NFPCSP) and is based in the Food Planning and Monitoring Unit (FPMU) of the Ministry of Food (MoFood) in Bangladesh. The MUCH project broadens the scope of NFPCSP’s interventions by extending support to other core ministries, civil society organizations (CSOs) and the private sector, endeavouring to achieve a strengthened enabling environment for eradicating food insecurity and malnutrition. It does this by improving in particular (i) cross-sectoral and sectoral policies and investment programmes for food security and nutrition (FSN) that are gender sensitive; (ii) human and organizational resource development for FSN; (iii) financial resource allocation for FSN; (iv) inclusiveness of governance and coordination mechanisms for FSN; and (v) comprehensiveness of information generation to support FSN policy formulation and programming. The post is home-based, but the incumbent will regularly meet the project staff at the MUCH project office hosted by the FPMU, MoFood in Bangladesh as well as in the FAO Representation. The selected candidate will be hired as PSA.EDI as type of contract. 
Reporting Lines The Graphic Designer works under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative for Bangladesh and the direct supervision of the MUCH Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) in close consultation and collaboration with the MUCH Project Team, while acting independently in routine matters. 
Technical Focus
 Graphic design services necessary for all publications relevant the reporting, learning and visibility of food and nutrition security policies, programmes and investment plans to achieve the objectives of national and international commitments, such as the Second Country Investment Plan: Nutrition-Sensitive Food Systems (CIP2), the 7th Five Year Plan, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), National Agricultural Policy, and the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS). Tasks and responsibilities Explore and present conceptual ideas for a cohesive, coherent and creative branding of the relevant products incorporating the visual identity elements of the Food Planning and Monitoring Unit (FPMU) of the Ministry of Food and the specific themes;Design layouts of reports, policy briefs, infographics, banners of meetings and events and ensuring that the layouts fits the audience (from a technical, professional and cultural standpoint);Identify and develop overall layout that suits the product type; Produce output files in specified formats by the printers, who will be assigned to print the products; Deliver high- and low-resolution files (for print and web) as well as complete design packages (source files) to FAO;Manage a database of the products – all designs and output files – for the relevant work of the project and transfer it to MUCH at end of assignment;Perform other related duties as assigned CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING Minimum Requirements University degree (or higher if specifically required) in art, graphic design, or related field, or relevant technical training/qualification; At least 5 years of relevant experience in graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management including the use of design software such as Adobe Design Premium, In-Design, CorelDraw, Final Cut HD. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of graphic design processes and procedures for the creation and maintenance of high-quality graphic material for varied media projects; proven creativity and ability to oversee and develop design that will advance the image and priorities of the UN; English and Bangla are the working knowledge of the project. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

 FAO Core Competencies Results, focus, teamwork, communication, building effective relationships, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement 

Technical/Functional Skills Availability and willingness to travel, ability to work on several assignments simultaneously, good team working and organizational and communication skills, maturity, initiative, tact, high sense of responsibility and multi-cultural attitude Training in media, communication and photography is an asset.  
  ______________________________________________________________Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.______________________________________________________________
              ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing).
• Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org
• Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.
• Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications.
• For other issues, visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/
       HOW TO APPLY
To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile.
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT   

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