Requests for Proposals




UNICEF Office for Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking enthusiastic and qualified candidates for the individual consultants:


Under the supervision of Communication Officer / in consultation with C4D Officer and Programme Team, the consultant will undertake research, preparation and production of photographs to illustrate/describe a specific subject, issue or activity (photos and relevant captions/description of the context, background and UNICEF’s role).

Main duties and responsibilities:

Each task will be specified and agreed in advance, within the scope of work and respecting the negotiated price list specifying the prices for following services/deliverables:
• Photo essay consisting of 10 – 20 high quality photos (with captions and release forms as described below) illustrating an issue, human interest story or a specific advocacy objective. The photo essay entails research, preparation and advocacy background. Example: photo essay to describe child begging, inclusive education, or child poverty
• Single photo suitable for posters and cover pages (with captions and release forms as described below)
• Photo series consisting of 50 – 100 photos describing and event or activity (with captions and release forms as described below). The photo series does not require specific preparation and is usually taken in one event or in one single space or venue. Example: photo series from one conference or from one event
• Illustrated reportage consisting of a short text (in English and BiH language(s)) describing an event, activity or a human interest story with quotations from UNICEF staff and partners accompanied with a set of 5 – 10 high quality photos (with captions and release forms as described below)
• Electronic versions of photographs, each in three versions:
- high resolution suitable for print forms (>2MB) – jpeg or giff
- lower resolution suitable for documents and e-mail distribution (200 – 500KB)
- resized for UNICEF web (190*135 or 150*190, resolution <25K) – jpeg or giff
• Original photographs and accompanying captions (including date, place, subject and description of the situation in photos) and information including date, place, subject, each accompanied by release forms (written consent for non-commercial use by UNICEF) signed by parents or children’s’ legal guardians for each child featured in the photo.
• Photographs and photo essays have to be in-line with UNICEF branding guidelines and UNICEF’s key principles for promoting children rights by photographs, available at:
• Copyrights on the pictures will be given to UNICEF for all purposes (reports, calendars, web. etc.
Qualification or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required:
• A relevant university degree and/or relevant professional experience
• Knowledge about the latest achievements in behaviour change communications
• Knowledge of the basics about UNICEF and Child Rights
• Knowledge of computer systems and applications
• Ability to visualise ideas and concepts clearly and concisely
• Ability to work under pressure and to follow suggestions and constructive recommendations and to deliver results
• Sense of initiative and capacity for independent judgement and organisation
• Excellent communication skills, including for the purposes of possible collaboration with various partners and stakeholders

For detailed Terms of Reference of the consultancy please visit UNICEF BiH website.

For further details, please contact UNICEF Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Sarajevo, Tel: 387 33 723 300, e-mail:

Applications consisting of a covering letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees should be addressed to Human Resources – UNICEF Office for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kolodvorska 6 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, quoting Vacancy Notice Reference SAR/2013/02c.

Applicants must be citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Closing date for applications: 25 February 2013
UNICEF is committed to diversity and gender equality in its workplace.





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