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Videographer – Freelance (Consultancy Contract)

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Activation Date: 25 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 25 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 03 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Consultant
Employment Type: Part Time
Salary: According to GIZ salary scale for consultants
Vacancy Number: VA/Cont/2021/GIZ/21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: GIZ Afghanistan-MEC II Project
Years of Experience: 5-10 Years
Contract Duration: 1 April 2021 to 31 December 2021
Gender: Male/Female
Education: bachelor in arts or any other relevant field; degree in videography will be an asset
Close date: 03 Apr, 2021

About GIZ Afghanistan-MEC II Project:

As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates throughout Germany and in more than 130 countries worldwide. We have more than 17,000 staff members around the globe, some 70% of whom are employed locally as national personnel.

With an international remit and a multicultural working atmosphere, we are successful because we share knowledge across disciplinary frontiers. Your professional and personal development is important to us. Whether it is the multifaceted day-to-day challenges or the considerable scope for applying creativity in your work – there are plenty of good reasons to join our motivated team.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication Project (MEC) is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) since 2013 and the German Federal Foreign Office (AA) since 2017. MEC’s role is to manage the public relations, communication, monitoring and evaluation of the German Development Cooperation’s portfolio in Afghanistan, with the two below module objectives:

Objective 1: The public and political multipliers in Afghanistan, and decision-makers in Afghanistan and Germany are informed on the German Cooperation with Afghanistan (GC) in an evidence-based and gender-sensitive manner.

Objective 2: The Afghan Ministry of Economy is able to operate an effective reporting system based on M&E in order to understand the progress of national development projects.


Job Description:


  • Gets familiar with the German Cooperation and its priority areas in Afghanistan.
  • Can perform all stages of video production
  • All context footage must be produced in the highest quality to adequately represent GC. The optimal standard is 1080 25p/1080 29.97p or 30p. All material should be shot in 16:9, HD 1080 or above.
  • The contractor must own required accessories to perform the assignment.
  • Collect written declaration of consents from people identifiable in the context footage – using GIZ standard template.
  • Provide the final products in format for use in TVs, Web, and social media.
  • All context footage are the sole property of the MEC project and cannot be shared with any other party; unless requested by MEC.
  • Be innovative. Visit German Cooperation website and review project and recommend production of videos accordingly.
  • Take guidance before and during each mission from relevant PR Officer
  • Archive the footage in an external hard drive along with a professional log.
  • Coordinate with relevant PR Officer and event’s host(s) including Afghan partners to access the venue and sites
  • Can perform assignments during holidays.
  • Takes part in feedback meeting with relevant PR Officer prior and after each event, when requested.

Job Requirements:

Education / Professional Experience/Other Skills:

  • 5 – 10 years of professional experience in videography. Video editing and production will be an asset.
  • Proven experience in writing concept notes for footage and production (preferred)
  • At least bachelor in arts or any other relevant field; degree in videography will be an asset
  • Experience in conducting work in a culturally sensitive and ethical manner.
  • Knowledge of ethical standards on GC priority areas will be an asset
  • Previous work experience with GIZ is desirable
  • Proven ability to communicate (verbal and written) in English, Dari and Pashto


Submission Guideline:

You are kindly requested to send your CV and letter of motivation with complete contact details to our office through the following email address:

Email: [email protected]

Note: Your application and subject line must contain

“Videographer – Freelance (Consultancy Contract)” Vacancy Announcement Number), Otherwise your CV ‘s will not be considered.

Please do not send us your working certificates, educational certificates or any other additional documents while you are applying for the post. We will ask you for these documents if you are selected for the next steps of recruitment.

Only those candidates will be invited for written test or interview who meets the qualifications and requirements for the mentioned job vacancy.

For more information about German Cooperation with Afghanistan and GIZ Afghanistan Projects, please visit our websites:

www.gc-afg.de and https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/358.html

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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