International Consultant - Language Editor and Graphic Designer Consultant

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Background and Justification In 2021, UNICEF WASH team has supported the Government of Lesotho to produce a number of key national guidelines, strategies and other advocacy materials. These products need high quality and appealing finishing and packaging for publication – both for print and digital versions. These products require the services of a consultant who will provide language editing and graphic design services for internal and external dissemination. Considering this, UNICEF Lesotho is seeking a consultant who can offer English language editing and graphic designing services for the WASH publications.

Scope of Work

Goal and Objective: To produce high quality WASH publications and communication materials

Provide details/reference to AWP areas covered: The assignment for the consultancy will contribute to the achievement of Outcome 1/output 1.2 of the rolling work plan.

Activities and Tasks:

The consultant is expected to undertake the following key activities:

• Conduct high quality English language editing for 3 key publications (about 40-60 pages long each), a training manual (about 20 pages) and 5 advocacy briefs (about 2-3 pages long) .

• Undertake high quality graphic design for the products in two final versions (1) For printing (for online – normal PDF). UNICEF will be sharing with the consultant materials (text, photos etc.). It is crucial that designs for the work are stable, compelling in style, and in conformity with the UNICEF look book.

Work relationships: The consultant will be supervised by the WASH Specialist.


Payments will take place against deliverables as per the following table upon submission of products:



(Estimated # of days or months)


Schedule of payment

Language Editing and Graphic Design for 1 National Hand Hygiene Strategy and Costed Implementation Plan, and 1 related advocacy material

8 days

30th November 2021


Language Editing and Graphic Design for Disability inclusive WASH training package (1 manual about 20 pages long)

4 days

15th December 2021


Language Editing and Graphic Design for 1 National WASH in Schools Guidelines and 2 related advocacy materials

6 days

31th January 2022


Language Editing and Graphic Design for 1 Market Assessment Study on Hand Hygiene for Lesotho and Eswatini, and 1 related advocacy materials

6 days

15th February 2022


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract 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 and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors 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.

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