Graphic Design | منظمة IOM الهجرة الدولية

Graphic Design | منظمة IOM  الهجرة الدولية

 Position Title :  Graphic Design 

Duty Station :   Khartoum, Sudan  

Graphic Design | منظمة IOM  الهجرة الدولية

 Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE 

Type of Appointment : Consultant, six months

 Estimated Start Date :  As soon as possible 

Closing Date : 10 December 2020  

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and nongovernmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.  


Background and rationale:  

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Support Coordinator, and direct supervision of the Communications and Media Officer, with technical guidance from the GIS Unit, the consultant will support the design and production of high quality products for print and online purposes for the IOM Sudan Mission Core Functions / Responsibilities:  

1. Develop high quality communications and visibility material to support IOM Sudan mission, programmes and communications team.   

2. Produce layout and design templates for key information and communications material including reports, info sheets, publications, and other products for print and electronic distribution.  

3. Ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with IOM’s publication and branding guidelines.  

4. Support communications and visibility of IOM project activities and events (banners, presentations, info sheets, posters, flyers, invitations, etc.    5. Produce infographics, graphs, charts, illustrative maps, diagrams, icons, and graphics aligned with visual identity charts and elements.  

6. Design and produce visually engaging digital media content, including web banners, social media graphics, short videos, etc.  

7. Assist with photo editing and video production.   8. Advise on how best to visualize specific data and information to display IOM’s work to internal and external audiences   


9. Contribute and deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and social media content.  

10. Perform such other duties as may be required  

Required Qualifications and Experience:  Education  

• University degree or specialized college diploma (MPA) in graphic design, visual arts or related field with at least two years of relevant professional experience  


• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative software (Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop) 

 • Proficiency in MS Office Publisher, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 • Good working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and/or other video editing software 

 • Demonstrated skills in knowledge intensive, data visualization to produce compelling and visually engaging designs for infographics, presentations, info sheets etc. 

 • Show a clear, creative and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication requirements of a UN agency. 

• Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management.

 • Portfolio which shows strong and dynamic design work in graphic and information design.

 • Good understanding of the latest and evolving technologies and digital platforms. 

• Experience in geographic information systems (GIS) is desirable.

 • Working experience in development or humanitarian environment is an advantage.

 • High level of professionalism and ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines in a complex and fast changing environment. 

•    Languages  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English language is required. Working knowledge in Arabic language is advantageous.   

Desirable Competencies:  Values 

 • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

 • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

 • Professionalism: demonstrates  ability  to  work  in a composed, competent and  committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.  

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators 

 • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.  

• Delivering  results: produces  and  delivers  quality  results in  a  service-oriented and  timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes. 

• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

 • Accountability: takes  ownership  for  achieving  the Organization’s  priorities  and  assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

 • Communication:  encourages  and  contributes to  clear  and  open  communication; explains 


complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.  



 The interested applicant is invited to submit to IOM Sudan specific documents as stated below: 

 • An updated CV, overview of previous employment undertaken and contact details, accompanied by a cover letter detailing the applicant’s motivation;  * This position is based in Kassala, Sudan, and may entail travelling to localities within the state

  • The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

 • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

 • No late applications will be accepted. How to apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email:

[email protected]
, by 10 December 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.  

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.    

Posting period: 

From 26.11.2020 to 10.12.202

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