IOCC is seeking an experienced humanitarian and development photographer for a limited-term contract.


  • Category : Paper Printed Advertising and Materials
  • Posted Date : 07/24/2022
  • Phone Number : 0911377265
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 08/05/2022


Terms of Reference for a

Individual/Company/Firm/Business experienced in Photojournalism

  1. Organizational background

IOCC was established in 1992 and is the official humanitarian and development agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States. IOCC’s global operations are managed from its headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, with field offices in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and East Africa. IOCC began its work in Ethiopia in 2003, partnering closely with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and Inter-Church Aid Commission (EOC-DICAC). In its 19 years operating in Ethiopia, IOCC has worked in cooperation with EOC-DICAC, international and local NGOs, and various government ministries, including the ministries of Health, Education, and Agriculture, and has provided humanitarian and development assistance to communities throughout the country. Currently, IOCC has podoconiosis/health; nutrition; water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); and livelihood programs in the Amhara Regional State of Ethiopia.

  1. Purpose of the photo documentation

IOCC is seeking an experienced humanitarian and development photographer for a limited-term contract. Experts are encouraged to use their creative expertise to produce photos and video clips to illustrate the activities of a humanitarian and development organization working in Ethiopia.

  • Period of engagement

IOCC is seeking to engage an individual/company/firm/business that has experience in photojournalism for a period of two (2) weeks. Travel, accommodation, and photo consent collection will be arranged by the IOCC Ethiopia office.

  1. Audience

The main audiences for this photo documentation are institutional and private donors, partners, beneficiaries, and IOCC. Images will be used in IOCC’s various communications, both in print and digitally.

  1. Deliverables

The final photos will be presented to IOCC in digital format. Each file’s properties will indicate location, date, first name/s of subjects, and project identification. Files will be organized into folders by location and type (i.e., action, portrait, locale). The number of photos to be delivered and their contents will be specified in a shot list detailing locations and activities.

  1. Requirements
  • Professional photography equipment including cameras, lenses, and tripods.
  • Portfolio of humanitarian photography to be shared digitally during selection process.
  • Competency in capturing compelling, respectful images of people in a humanitarian context, including portraits and action shots. Storytelling through imagery.
  • Preparation of the technical proposal

Technical and Financial proposals shall be submitted in separate sealed envelopes.

The Technical Proposal shall make no reference to prices.

Proposals will be evaluated according to the criteria in this ToR, and therefore the Technical Proposal to be submitted should include the following information.

  • A brief description of the firm, including its organizational setup.
  • A summary of work done for similar clients and works, with a list of current references.
  • The methodology to be employed, the work plan, and the structure of the technical team to be used to execute the assignment.
  • Estimate of the total level of effort anticipated for the services, prepared in the form of a chart, showing the person-days for each expert.
  • Renewed Trade License for 2014 E.C.
  • Tax Clearance Certificate for 2014 E.C.
  • Bid evaluation and award

Evaluation of tenders will be made in two steps that include Technical and Financial evaluations. Technical Evaluation is given a weight of 50% while the financial proposal shall be weighted 50%.

We invite interested entities to participate in this bid.

Note that entities are required to submit proposals within 10 (ten) working days from the date of the announcement.

IOCC Ethiopia office Address: Yeka/202164/09, Cheshire Building, 4th floor, CMC Road, Tel 251-911-377-265, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.