Sierra Leone: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN CONSULTANCY

Organization: Government of Sierra Leone
Country: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 16 Jun 2017

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION)

SAI CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT

Grant No.: TF0 A3851

Assignment Title: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN CONSULTANCY

Reference No. (ASSL/WBCP/002/2017)

Language of Assignment: English

Location of Assignment: Freetown

BACKGROUND

The Audit Service Sierra Leone has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Supreme Audit Institution Capacity Development (SAICD) Multi-Donor Trust Fund, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for this consulting services.

Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) is the country’s Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) and a fundamental component in improving accountability and good governance in Sierra Leone. ASSL has a staff strength of approximately 150 and has made remarkable progress in terms of its independence, raising its profile, producing high quality audit reports etc. However, it needs additional support to conduct more audits in areas such as revenue collection, in order that more meaningful and impactful reports could be produced to enhance accountability.

Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) requires the services of a GRAPHIC DESIGN TRAINING CONSULTANT.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this assignment are, to:

  • Training of ASSL staff to produce simplified annual audit reports including developing pictorials and vocal depictions.

  • Increase in public respondents with positive impression of the Auditor General’s Annual report.

SCOPE OF SERVICE

ASSL expect that a professional process will be employed in the training of key staff in the creation of the Graphical Summary of the ASSL Annual Report. The training sequence set out the requirements of the Consultant.

The following are the requirements:

1) Producing cartoons based graphic. Training of ASSL staff on producing a cartoon-based graphic publication of the Auditor General’s Report.

2) Writer/Story. Conducting training on creating an overall story and dialogue using its rhythm, settings, characters and basic structure using the cartooning art supported by photographs from the Annual Report.

3) Idea/Concept. The Consultant must be able to guide the staff on how to bring out an accurate and balanced representation of selected main messages in the Annual Reports.

4) Penciller. The staff should be trained in creating artwork using penciller graphic design. The penciller shapes the overall look and feel of the booklet.

5) Colourist. The staff should be trained in adding colour, lighting and shading to the inks of the comic representation. Special attention should be paid to the area of how the staff should use the appropriate colour in the graphic designing.

6) Design and lay-out of reports and other ASSL products. The staff should be trained in the designing and layout of ASSL reports and other products.

7) Improve and edit artwork, photos and other graphic elements. The staff should be trained in the improvement and editing of artwork, photos and other graphic elements.

8) Layout and design information and communication materials. The staff should be trained in the layout and design of information and communication materials (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards, brochures).

EXPERT PROFILE

The Audit Service Sierra Leone now invites eligible Individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are**:**

· Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area or equivalent professional qualification

· Fluent command of English Language;

  • Computer literacy
  • Proven experience in the training and production of graphic concepts and messages
  • Sound experience and knowledge in the use of graphic design software and application
  • At least 5 years experience in the area of graphic design production
  • At least 2 professional work done on similar contract

Specific professional experience

· Specific experience in similar work, for example, writing short stories, cartooning.

· Experience in graphic layout design

· Ability to develop information, education and communication (IEC) Materials (banners, flyers, posters, billboards, brochures, etc.)**Key outputs are:** – Trained ASSL staff capable of producing simplified and summarised summarized versions of the 2016 Auditor General’s reports for the public.- Trained ASSL staff capable of developing pictorial and vocal depictions of the
Auditor General’s report.

Reporting and Time Schedules: The assignment is expected to last for 6 months

Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, by mail or e-mail) not later than 16th June 2017, at 14:00 hrs.

Audit Service Sierra Leone

Attn.: Adama Renner (Mrs.)

Project Team Leader

2nd Floor, Lotto Building, O.A.U Drive, Tower Hill

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel.: +23278010588

E-mail: adama.renner@auditservice.gov.sl

How to apply:

Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, by mail or e-mail) not later than 16th June 2017, at 14:00 hrs.

Audit Service Sierra Leone

Attn.: Adama Renner (Mrs.)

Project Team Leader

2nd Floor, Lotto Building, O.A.U Drive, Tower Hill

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel.: +23278010588

E-mail: adama.renner@auditservice.gov.sl

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