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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 25, 2021
  • Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil W...
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    Terms of Reference (ToR) Engagement of Consultant for Video Documentary

    Purpose of the Consultancy Assignment

    • Plan International Nigeria is currently implementing a youth peace building program in Kaduna and Plateau States.
    • This project has trained youth in peace building principles and the youth have been conducting community-based peace initiatives, with locally led designs to drive peace and tolerance building processes, using skills acquired through the training.


    • Plan International is seeking the services of a competent communication practitioner (professional videographer and writer) to do a documentary of the project.
    • The purpose of this consultancy is to produce a high-quality HD video and print narratives, showcasing the achievements successes.
    • The Consultant will collect footage that will be cut and woven into a bigger video piece and a reader-friendly text report about the activities and successes recorded in the peace efforts in Kaduna and Plateau States by the Plan International Nigeria, Partners and Cohort.

    Scope of Work

    • To make a short High Definition (HD) video documentary (maximum of 15 mins) in Kaduna State communities (Sabon Gari-Zaria and Rigasa), Plateau State Communities (Daffo, Jos-Jarawa and Rukuba) where Plan International Nigeria, Partners and Cohort are providing peace building support to communities.
    • To produce a text documentation of the actions of the project, its successes, stories of change and other relevant information as may be agreed on, from community members, Partners, Cohort and other stakeholders.
    • Edit video into format that can be used for online and big screen viewing
    • Subtitle a copy in Hausa language as appropriate and another clean copy without subtitle
    • Produce a one-minute trailer summarising the entire video

    Condition of Work

    • The Consultant will be required to travel to the locations, Plan International Nigeria will cover travel-related costs to the location, such as road travel a daily subsistence allowance (to cover accommodation, meals and other daily expenses during the field mission)
    • The Consultant is expected to use his/her own camera and editing equipment. The Consultant is to work at his/her own facilities on activities relevant to the delivery of the assignment, except where otherwise agreed.

    Expected Deliverables

    • Soft copies of the footages and edited copies delivered in quality external hard drive Include translations for all the speakers (not sub-titles) in English for footage in the audio-visual documentation, where speakers are using local language.

    Qualification and Expertise
    The successful candidate is required to meet the following criteria:

    • University Degree or Diploma in Videography or related fields from a recognised institution.
    • Should possess at least 3 years of filming experience with a reputable media agency or organisation
    • Strong theoretical and practical background in videography, including possession and ability to use the most current version of HD cameras, sound and lighting equipment, and most recent editing programmes.
    • Evidence of production of written reports for projects of same scale as this.
    • Proven experience in filming and production for similar projects, including subject and light management, as well editing using the latest software.
    • Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms. The Consultant should demonstrate a track record of having successfully undertaken similar projects (share links to samples of documentaries produced).
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently.
    • The Consultant should have the capacity and deliver within the specified timeframe.
    • Experience working with international NGOs and initiatives will be an asset.

    Duration of the Consultancy

    • The duration of the consultancy will be 10 days, in consultation with the Plan International Nigeria Focal Point, the Consultant will generate a schedule specifying the implementation of the documentation and editorial process until delivery of the final products.
    • Withholding Tax will be deducted by Plan International as stipulated by law and remitted to relevant tax authorities. Other taxes are to be paid directly by the consultant.

    Terms and Conditions of Payment

    • The Consultant will be paid the agreed fee on satisfactory completion and submission of the agreed products to Plan International office, Nigeria.

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their complete Applications electronically to: [email protected] stating ToR topic in the subject of the email.

    Procedure for Recruitment of Consultant
    The potential consultant should:

    • Provide curriculum vitae detailing knowledge/experience in the above areas.
    • Provide a report showing work on similar previous assignments.
    • An outline of how he/she intends to go about the consultancy.
    • Propose an expected consultancy fee.
    • Provide Tax Identification Number
    • Possible dates he/she will be available to commence the consultancy.
    • Provide name of two references that can attest to the consultant capability to conduct the consultancy.

    Note: A team from Plan International Nigeria will score the documentations provided by the potential consultant based on their technical “know how” and expected fee on the basis of 75% and 25% respectively.

    Method of Application

    Send your application to [email protected]

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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