TENDER ANNOUNCEMENT: Short Term Local Consultancy: Graphic Designer for the Development of Infographics for the 2017 ASEAN Community Progress Monitoring System (ACPMS) Report

Needs and Objectives The objective of this consultancy is to create infographics in form of an A4 size leaflet or a foldable poster using the data and indicators provided in the 2017 ACPMS Report, to support knowledge sharing and communication initiatives of ASEANstats and ACSS. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for: Conceptualising and designing engaging and message-targeted infographics/factographs to showcase selected themes based on the indicators from ACPMS 2017; Exploring and proposing ways to convey information through design elements, including the narrative; Liasing with the printer or publication house for the production of the infographic products; and Ensuring the infographics are sensitive to the need for maintaining balance and promoting mutual trust amongst the 10 ASEAN Member States Qualifications The bidder should demonstrate the capacity and experience to undertake the specified objectives/tasks for this project, including: Degree in Graphic Design or related field; Expert knowledge in graphic design and graphic design software, including but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Flex Builder, and the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite; Work experience within an advertising or communications agency, graphic design firm, print house, etc; Familiarity with social media platforms and knowledge of best practices for infographic design; Extensive experience designing similar projects; Good communication and writing skills in English; Ability to plan, prioritise and produce quality results on time; and Resident of Indonesia, preferably within Jakarta and its suburbs (i.e. JABODETABEK area). Submission of Application Applicants should send via email and mail/courier 4 (four) printed copies of their application with a cover letter specifying: i) professional qualifications; ii) estimated cost reflective...

TENDER ANNOUNCEMENT: ASEAN Consumer Protection Self-Assessment Toolkit

Needs and Objectives The Self-Assessment Toolkit will support AMS in moving towards a common consumer protection framework, by providing a common approach and tool for benchmarking the implementation of consumer protection in their countries to the AHLP and other international best practices. It will guide the AMS to: i) capture current activities and practices; ii) objectively assess their laws and regulations based on the AHLP; and eventually, iii) improve their practices, procedures and regulatory/administrative arrangements. This Toolkit also has the added element of providing the framework for the country assessment during the peer review of AMS consumer protection regime. Scope of Services The consultancy will be undertaken over a continuous effective period of seven (7) calendar months with approximately 40 person days of professional services. Work will commence immediately after contract signing. Qualifications In its proposal the bidder/bidding team should demonstrate : In-depth knowledge of consumer protection policies/legislations, regulatory environment and programs, especially within ASEAN; Experience in policy making and providing policy advice to governments, preferably on consumer protection in a developing country context; Familiarity with consumer rights, enforcement of consumer laws, and consumer demands for safe and sustainable consumption practices as well as current and emerging consumer concerns and related issues; Skills and involvement in the development of practical and user-friendly toolkits and training material; Experience in the conduct of monitoring and evaluation including the development of indicators; Previous involvement in the design and delivery of strategic action plans and work programs; Understanding of ASEAN and its work on economic community building; Proven experience in dealing with senior government officials, parliamentarians and other identified stakeholders; and Proven skills...