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Individual National Consultancy – Videography Service on Long Term Arrangement, Kathmandu, Nepal (Nepalese National Only)

Kathmandu (Nepal)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Kathmandu (Nepal)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
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  • Closing Date: 2020-02-21

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This is an Individual National Consultancy for Long Term Arrangements of 11.5 Months under Communication Section of UNICEF Nepal

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,

UNICEF Nepal Country Office works in partnership with national and local governments, civil society, mass media and other development partners to advocate for child rights in Nepal. To pursue this intention, the Office develops a range of communication materials including short videos and documentaries targeted at numerous audiences including government, civil society, business and the media. UNICEF would like to engage the services of videographers to provide visual documentation of UNICEF's work in Nepal including special events, and special assignments to remote areas, in order to produce communication and advocacy materials to be used by UNICEF’s internal and external partners across various platforms. With prior briefing for each assignment, the videographers are required to submit high quality brolls, interview footages and edited videos with English subtitles (if required) and video shortlists as per the UNICEF videography guideline. The videographers should be available at very short notice in case of emergencies such as flood, earthquake, etc. and may be required to work on Saturdays and Sundays, based on the requirements of the assignment.

How can you make a difference?

The overall objective of this long-term arrangements is to facilitate and expedite the process by which UNICEF Nepal will hire the services of videographers to provide visual documentation on UNICEF’s work in Nepal.

  • Film and edit footage to produce 2-5-minute long, creatively designed video packages based on pre-defined advocacy priorities, complete with shot list, script, broll and voice-over.
  • Attend pre-production briefing on issues being covered and participate in preparatory research and production planning. 
  • Produce short films based on human interest stories, capturing stories of change through the story of one or few protagonist(s) from the field.
  • Develop scripts in English for the film and finalize with UNICEF.
  • Shoot at various locations within Nepal. Shooting brief interviews/sound bites of people involved in the initiative for change.
  • Source and obtain the relevant music that can accompany the video, in alignment with objectives of the product.
  • Record voice over with good quality professional voices in various languages including English, Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Awadhi, etc.
  • Edit the film into an emotive, high quality and engaging product including the addition of graphics where required and subtitling of sound bites in English and local languages as required.
  • Ensure that UNICEF videography consent form is signed by parents/guardians of all children featured in the video as per UNICEF guidelines.
  • Present the film to UNICEF and make necessary changes post UNICEF feedbacks.
  • Submitting the final products and related broll and interviews.


Submission of brolls, interview footages, short videos or documentaries as decided before the start of the assignment

Duration of the contract

The duration of the contract will be 11.5 months and may be extended depending on successful evaluation of the performance during the contract period.  

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Diploma in communications, arts, media or any relevant field; with certificate in videography.
  • More than 8 years proven experience in videography for international organizations   
  • Excellent communication and working with people
  • Previous working experience with UNICEF is strongly preferred



UNICEF is not liable and the consultant/individual contractor is responsible for paying taxes incurred from the remuneration under this contract to the relevant government authorities following the Income Tax Act 2002 of Nepal.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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