APHRC Consultancy to Provide Videography and Photography Service for Staff Pre & Onboarding

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

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Consultancy to Provide Videography and Photography Service for Staff Pre & Onboarding

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based international research institute committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant multidisciplinary research.

Our researchers address critical development issues and challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in areas such as education, population, health, aging, urbanization, and wellbeing.

Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action, engage with policymakers in the region to disseminate our research findings, influence policy decisions, and improve the quality of life in Africa.

To achieve its mandate, APHRC recruits talent globally and it is for this reason that we wish to produce audio-visual content that will highlight key messages about APHRC and pertinent information to assist in the onboarding of selected employees and potential hires.

The consultant will work under the guidance of Human Resources and Visibility Units on key messages and content to be incorporated in the video and photos. The right candidate should be able to make use of innovative and illustrative storytelling techniques to engage the intended audience.



  • Production of video (script writing, videography, editing, audio balancing, sub-titling, format exporting, archiving raw and edited work etc.) according to APHRC standards. All videos produced must be of the highest quality to adequately represent the organization
  • The consultant shall use their own HD quality video camera and professional editing software
  • Edit the footage in line with the script agreed and approved by APHRC focal persons (Human resource and Visibility Unit) and produce a professional quality package / report / PSA of broadcast quality
  • Record and edit narration / voice over where needed in according with guidance from relevant APHRC focal person
  • Embed sub-titles in the video as per need
  • Clearly identify location, name and role of interviewees, quotes and any relevant details (to include Executive Director to give organizational overview and Divisional Heads for more specific details and recording of key onboarding information)
  • Include appropriate APHRC branding and crediting of APHRC ownership for the produced videos


  • At least 30 high quality and high resolution, edited and captioned pictures delivered on CD. (to include APHRC Campus, and field activities)
  • Creation of graphics where necessary
  • Submission of a final approved audio-visual product on google drive


  1. Production of 3-4 videos ranging from 3mins to 5mins. The production will include but not be limited to;
    • Creation of the general concept of the videos
    • Development of the detailed scenarios of the videos
    • Coordination and approval of the scenarios with APHRC
    • Video production
    • Post-production (assembly, sound, processing, etc.)
    • Delivery of the final HD videos
  2. Final HD still pictures – at least 30

Timeline for delivery: One month from commencement date. This will also include time needed to consult and deliver on feedback provided

Qualifications and experience

  • Exceptional photography and videography skills
  • At least five years of experience in videography/video editing
  • Demonstrated experience of conception, production and editing of mini video documentaries and PSAs
  • Experience covering social, and development subjects will be an asset


  • CV alongside two samples of similar previous works (profiling your professional experience and suitability for the job) shared through Google Drive or WeTransfer
  • Budget including final production costs. Please note that all related costs to this work should be factored into the budget
  • Work plan and timelines

How to Apply

Submit applications to consultancies@aphrc.org and copy procurement@aphrc.org with the subject line: Proposal for videography/Photography consultancy.

Application Deadline: November 24, 2020.

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of persons at risk.

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Updated: November 14, 2020 — 8:36 pm