CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Recruitment of a Consultant to Produce Videos on CORAF’s Work in West and Central Africa
Opening date: January 31, 2020
Closing date: February 14, 2020
CORAF is an international non-profit association working to enhance prosperity, food, and nutrition security of 430 million people in West and Central Africa. CORAF works in partnership with National Agricultural Research Systems in 23 countries. These include Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. In 2018, CORAF’s General Assembly approved a long-term strategic plan focused on three interlinked priority intervention domains:
- Agriculture, food and nutrition security;
- Policy, institutions, markets, and trade;
- Gender, youth, and social equity.
The Executive Secretariat of CORAF is made up of three departments (Research and Innovation, Corporate Services, and Communications and Marketing).
The Communications and Marketing Department has the primary responsibility of making CORAF a stellar regional research institution. The Department’s actions are expected to help CORAF: (a) raise more finances to fund the 2018-2022 Operational Plan, (b) establish relevant scientific partnerships, (c) earn the trust of partners to lead agricultural research activities, and (d) demonstrate accountability to its key constituents.
The main objective of this recruitment is to identify an individual video producer to assist the Department of Communications and Marketing to produce high-quality videos and documentaries on CORAF results. The selected consultant will not be hired on a full-time basis. She/He will provide the requested services on a retainer basis. The videos will be used on the CORAF website, YouTube Channel, and its social media platforms.
The tasks to be performed as well as other information relating to the post are detailed in the terms of reference attached.
The Executive Director of CORAF invites candidates that meet the qualifications criteria as indicated in the terms of reference to express their interest in this recruitment.
Candidates interested in this call must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform such services (CVs, references concerning the performance of similar contracts, publications, experience in a similar field, etc.).
Interested consultants may obtain additional information from the CORAF Executive Secretariat by sending correspondence to the CORAF Communications and Marketing Department by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Applications must be submitted by email to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 14, 2020 before 5:00 pm UT.
Dr. Abdou TENKOUANO
CORAF Executive Director