Terms of Reference for Consultancy of Documenting and Production of Short Films (FSL Programs).

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Employer: Save the Children
Job Title: Terms of Reference for Consultancy of Documenting and Production of Short Films (FSL Programs). Featured job
Job Type: Contractor/Consultant
Location: Somaliland
Category: Other
Description:

INVITATION TO BID FOR CONSULTANCY

Save the Children International (SCI) Somaliland program hereby invites interested consultants to bid for the consultancy assignment detailed below

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Title of Consultancy

Terms Of Reference For Consultancy Of Documenting And Production Of Short Films (FSL Programs).

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SCI Contracting Office

Save the Children Hargeisa Office, Somaliland

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Period of Consultancy

15 working days

4

Consultant type required

Firm / Company

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Responsibility for Logistics arrangements and Costs

Transportation and Accommodation:  Save the Children will only provide transportation but not Accommodation, Meals and other costs.

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Taxation Provisions

Consultant shall be responsible for all Taxes arising from the consultancy in line with the local Tax regulations applicable at the SCI contracting office named above

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Travel requirements

Save the Children will only provide local transportation (in land) outside Hargeisa to the Project locations in Togdher/Sool and Awdal Regions of Somaliland.

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Security requirements

Consultant will comply with standard Save the Children Security procedures, including the completion of SCI online security training prior to travel to Somaliland (if applicable)

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Qualification and Experience

 

·         Have a track record and submit similar work.

·         Outstanding videography and photography skills

·         Outstanding video editing skills

·         Ability to work with children and IDP community

·         Good communications skills

·         Professional cameras and other equipment’s

 

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Evaluation Criteria

The consultant must meet the above required qualifications and experience.

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Application Procedure

Interested consultants should submit their applications via email to [somaliland.procurement@savethechildren.org].

The applications should be submitted in PDF format as one document comprising Technical and Financial sections as detailed below.

·         Submit technical and financial budget break down as above-mentioned days with USD currency

·         Submit one draft Script of one of the above assignments to show your capacity of filming

·         Initial work plan based on the methodology outlined, and indication of availability.

·         Share at least two sample work documentation

·         Company profile and CV’s of key experts

 

Applicants should also indicate the date they are available to start working on the consultancy

All applications MUST be submitted on or before the closing date below to be considered for the assignment.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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Closing date for Applications

Interested consultants shall submit their applications through the email address provided above on 23rd November, 2019.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be requested for an interview.

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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSLUTANCY OF DOCUMENTING AND PRODUCTION OF SHORT FILMS (FSL)

1.   INTRODUCTION

Consecutive seasons of poor rainfall across Somalia and Somaliland has led to near total crop failures resulting in rapidly diminishing food access among poor households as staple food prices continue to rise sharply. The widespread shortage of water and pasture for livestock is also resulting in increases in livestock deaths so livestock prices have decreased significantly.

SC have been at the forefront of the drought response in Somaliland since 2015, and as the situation has deteriorated end of 2016 has scaled up its response to cover drought affected areas. SC is currently implementing a multi-sectoral program across 8 regions of the country covering Health, Nutrition, WASH, FSL, education and Child Protection.

In addition to life-saving food assistance projects, Save the children commenced resilience projects which improves alternative livelihoods, increase resilience of pastoralist and agricultural communities, improve youth access to labour market and enabling communities to not only make them have access to basic foods but also shock resilient.

 

2.  OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSINGMENT

The purpose of this ToR is to document and produce three short films (3-4 Minutes each) as bellow:

  1. Video1: Income Generation Activity – For the FFO Project in Ainabo.
    1. To document small business establishment of IDP family supported by SCI with funds from FFO
    2. To Interview parent/s and other family members on the before and after situation (Daily live, food and income, schooling etc)
    3. To edit and produce 3-4 minutes HD film on the success of that business as a sample of the rest income generation activities.
    4. To take 30 HQ photos of that specific business and the family
  2. Video II: Unconditional Cash Transfer, FFP in Gargaara
    1. To document how the FFP Cash Transfer is helping the Sagar/Drought affected communities in Coastal areas
    2. To Interview 2-3 benificieirs talking explaining how they lost their live dependent income sources and how the Cash, plus the behavioral change communications, is helping them to survive
    3. To edit and produce 3-4 minutes HD film about success of Cash Transfer in Gargaara
    4. To take 30 HQ photos of the team movement and daily live.
  3. Video III: Rebuilding the Agro-Pastoral structures in Balayga/Baki - BMZ

1)    To document the irrigation channels for Balayga andTuurka

2)    Interview the farmers on how Sagar affected their farms.

3)    Shoot and document how the new irrigation systems are helping in rebuilding resilient income, i.e. crop production

4)    Shoot different structures, children and communities in use of the channels

5)    Interview the pastoralist on how the drought affected their livestock, herd size, milk production, prices etc.

6)    Shoot and document how the new Animal Health Center in Baki is helping with improved livestock health,

7)    To edit and produce 5 minutes HD video documentation showing the success of rebuilding farming structures in Balayga/Tuurka and Baki

8)    To take 30 HQ photos of the interventions with English subtitles.

 

3.  SCOPE OF THE WORK

·         Write script of each film and shooting plan

·         Travel to Awdal and Sool regions to documents from the films

·         Produce final high-quality videos three (3-4minute each) with English sub titles and 90 photos to be presented to programmed partners, donors and stakeholders

·         Adhere to save the children branding guidelines provided by the communications team

·         Work under the supervision of the communications team

4.   TARGET AUDIENCE

The main target beneficiaries/audience of this documentation is;

  • Public
  • Donors
  • Stakeholders 
  • Government 

6.  METHODOLOGY

  • Meeting with project stakeholders and staff in project target areas to collect and record data;
  • Engage persons with good background and skills in documenting and demonstrating program achievements
  • Consult with communications team for any clarifications or challenges during the filming and travel
  • Interview programme beneficiaries, stakeholders and implementing teams
  • Conduct field visits to project sites including community structures done.

7. KEY DELIVERABLES

  • Produce three short documentary films (3-4, 5 minutes high quality and well scripted (with English subtitles) videos covering the full story of the process with interviews from beneficiary and SCI staff. 
  • 90 high quality and well captioned photos

 

8.  LEAD TEAM

In consultation with project teams, ACCM team will be responsible in leading this assignment. The ACCM team will lead the process and provide clear map for capturing required data in an accessible manner. Project team will provide support in identification of key areas of documentation, and beneficiary.

9. TIME FRAME

The assignment is expected to take 15 working days. The firm should start within November 2019.

Days

Activity 

1 day

Travel to Togdher/Sool

4 days 

Shooting Togdher/Sool

1 day

Travel back to Hargeisa

1 Day

Travel to Tuurka/Gargaara

3 Days

Shooting at Tuurka/Gargaara

5 days

Editing (Voice over, subtitling and translation)

 

 

 

Transportation and Accommodation:  Save the Children will only provide transportation but not Accommodation, Meals and other costs.

10. Locations:

Awdal and Sool regions

Save the children will cover only transportation when travelling outside of Hargeisa. Accommodation, security and any other costs the company should include your quotations.

 

11. Qualifications and requirements

 

·         Submit a technical proposal explaining your understanding and how you will deliver the service

·         Submit budget break down as above-mentioned days with USD currency

·         Submit one draft Script of the above assignment to show your capacity of filming

·         Outstanding videography and photography skills

·         Outstanding video editing skills

·         Ability to work with children and IDP community

·         Good communications skills

·         Professional cameras and other equipment’s

 

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and organizational Code of Conduct. SCI is an equal opportunity employer.

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