MultiMedia Production Consultants / COMPASS Niger At International Organization for Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands launched the Cooperation on Migration and Partnerships to Achieve Sustainable Solutions initiative (COMPASS) at the beginning of 2021. COMPASS is a global initiative, in partnership with 14 countries, designed to protect people on the move, combat human trafficking and smuggling, and support dignified return while promoting sustainable reintegration.

The initiative is centred on a whole-of-society approach which, in addition to assisting individuals, will work across all levels – households, communities, and the wider communities. In addition to global activities, COMPASS specifically focuses on the following partner countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan and Tunisia.

The consultant will collect photos, videos, audios and written testimonies of migrants, partners and staff in targeted locations, based on a selected profiles. S/he will share edited stories (a collection of videos, photos, audios and written stories, in English and French) for each interviewee.

The Dakar based Media, Communication, and Awareness Raising (MCAR) Unit will provide clear production instructions ahead after contract signature. The Duty Station will provide guidance in logistics, and the identification of suitable interviewees of which the consultant will select and follow up on the most interesting leads.

Consultants are allowed to sub-contract certain aspects of this assignment (ex. writing or copy editing, translation, video) for up to 30% of the overall workload. The lead consultant will act as the sole focal point for IOM.

  1. Organizational Department / Unit to which the Consultant is contributing: Protection Division (PXD) – supported by the Media, Communication and Awareness Raising (MCAR) Unit at the Regional Office for West and Central Africa (Dakar, Senegal).

Department: Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants (AVM)

Project: COMPASS (

  1. Category B Consultants: Tangible and measurable outputs of the work assignment (with realistic delivery dates)

Category B Consultant hired to deliver a report on a one-instalment payment basis:

  1. First deliverable – make a selection of the most interesting stories and leads, in line with COMPASS Editorials, out of a longlist proposed by IOM staff in the Duty Station and prepare the production of all audiovisual materials.
  2. Second deliverable – 4 migrants, 4 partners and 2 IOM staff member – all part of the COMPASS initiative – interviewed, including audio, video recordings and written notes (3 of each in total)
  3. Third deliverable – At least 10 photos per interviewee are collected following guidance delivered in creative brief, edited and shared with consent forms uploaded in the Community Response App – Deliverable by email by 24 February 2023*.*
  4. Fourth deliverable – the 3 video interviews with identified migrants, partners and staff are edited including quality B-roll following the predefined formats, COMPASS guidelines, and creative brief, with subtitles in English and French (SRT files). The consultant will deliver edited versions (working files) alongside selected alternative sequences to allow post-production and future adaptation of different sizes (a production kit) – Delivered by online transfer by 28 February 2023*.*
  5. Fifth deliverable – the 3 audio recordings of the interviews are delivered, after initial cut and mastering, including transcript, following guidance received during creative brief – Delivered by email by 24 February 2023*.*
  6. Sixth deliverable – the 2 articles covering the stories of the migrant and partner are edited following COMPASS guidelines, Storyteller format and creative brief, in English and French – Delivered by email by28 February 2023.
  7. Performance indicators for the evaluation of results
  • Numbers of photos collected and edited.
  • Numbers of video testimonies collected and edited.
  • Numbers of audio testimonies collected and edited.
  • Numbers of written testimonies collected and edited.
  • Quality of the content collected and edited against IOM global standards.
  1. Education, Experience and/or skills required
  • Proven experience as a storyteller
  • Proven skills in photography, videography, audio production, text writing and editing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong reporter with social skills adapted to the socio-cultural environment
  1. Travel required



20 February – 24 February


  1. Competencies


    • 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.

How to apply

Interested candidates can apply :

for exple : (object: MultiMedia Production Consultants / COMPASS Niger)

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