Roster _ Graphic Designer

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Deadline:




        1)    Purpose of the position:


The purpose of this position is to provide state-of the art support, expertise, procedures, and best practices in graphic design for all relevant UCN programmatic, technical, scientific and operational products. The incumbent is expected to deliver the following outputs: designed presentations, flyers, reports, brochures, promotional materials, social media, newsletters, factsheets, briefs and any other business development materials, as well as uphold norms and standards in graphic designer for the UCN Cluster.





2)    Background


The Strategic Planning and Policy (SPP) Unit contributes to attainment of the strategic agenda of the Universal health coverage/Communicable and non-communicable diseases (UHC/UCN) cluster in the WHO African region, that is, to reduce disease burden by guiding disease control agenda setting in Africa, and using analytics to inform strategic investments and tailored interventions for disease control, thus contributing through its country support investments to 3 disease control outcomes at country-level: improved disease programme governance; improved interventions coverage; and improved services quality. Investments towards these outcomes are guided by comprehensive and whole of society approach, as well as integrated people-centred approach to disease control.


The comprehensive and whole of society approach entail investments around: (a) coherent implementation of triple response – technical response: implementing diseases specific normative guidance, promoting intervention mixes and deploying medical commodities; health systems response: building capacities of district service delivery systems in disease mapping and stratification, interventions tailoring, and sector/subsector planning; and multi-sectoral response: addressing socio-economic and environmental determinants of diseases through mobilizing non-health sectors, communities and stakeholders; (b) disease control partnership of public and private sectors, health and non-health sectors; and (c) community involvement in targeted high risk communities, focused on managing determinants of diseases, health services demand creation and accountability by local health stewards.





             3)    Deliverables:





The Under the overall direction of the SPP Team Leader, and UCN Information Lead the incumbent will perform the following duties:


  • Apply knowledge of process and branding to successfully execute and complete various types of UCN cluster materials (posters, flyers, reports, social media cards, presentations, promotional materials, newsletters, factsheets, and any other business development materials) 
  • Uphold norms and procedures of graphic design to be applied to any UCN documents. 
  • Coordinate layout, design and revisions of documents from programmes across the UCN cluster. 
  •  Collaborate with the Regional Office communication unit on design and formatting of presentations/documents in a variety of formats and across a variety of media. 
  • Maintain an archive of presentations, flyers, country and regional profiles, including standard file structures, sharing of best products, knowledge and expertise 
  • Contribute to building capacity in graphic design in WHO Country Offices. 
  • Explore and propose innovative approaches to convey data and narratives from reports. 
  • Support the development of communication products such as leaflets, booklets, brochures, posters etc. 
  • Liaise and follow up with RO-TIP for printing and processing of final documents when required. 
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor. 






          4)    Qualifications, experience, skills and languages


Éducation (Qualifications)




University Degree or diploma in graphic design or related field.  







Essential: At least 10 years of related working experience in graphic design.


Demonstrated expertise in professional formatting of official documents using graphic design software (Adobe CS and others).  







Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international non-governmental organization.







             5)    Languages and level required


·       Excellent knowledge of English and/or French with a good working knowledge of the other.





6)    Location


·       Brazzaville





             7)    Remuneration and budget


Grade: G7





8)    Duration of work:


The duration of the position is expected for 6 Months.


Additional Information:


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