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Graphic Designer Consultant for ACCEPT II

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9 March 2024

BACKGROUND

Established on 1 January 1999, the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is an independent intergovernmental organisation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) structure that represents the interest of the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) in the energy sector.

The Centre accelerates the integration of energy strategies within ASEAN by providing relevant information and expertise to ensure the necessary energy policies and programmes are in harmony with the economic growth and the environmental sustainability of the region.

Part of the efforts to fulfil its function as a regional centre of excellence that builds a coherent, coordinated, focused and robust energy policy agenda and strategy for ASEAN, ACE conducts joint studies, policy dialogues and capacity buildings for ASEAN Member States to support the implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025.

One of the projects that ACE is implementing to support the APAEC is the ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project Phase II (ACCEPT II). ACCEPT II is a continuation of ACCEPT Phase I that was successfully accomplished on 31 March 2022. The commencement of the 48-month project officially began on 1 November 2022. This collaborative project between the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is funded by the Norwegian Government, under the Norwegian-ASEAN Regional Integration Programme (NARIP), It is the first energy cooperation project in collaboration with the Norwegian Government under the Norwegian-ASEAN Regional Integration Programme (NARIP), which aims to support ASEAN in improving the coherence between the ASEAN energy and climate policies and contribute to more climate-friendly development of the energy sector. Studies are carried out to analyse the existing energy and climate policies, provide recommendations and assist the ASEAN member states in shaping policies, which reflect the synergies between (i) energy policy and energy-related climate policy and (ii) policies at the national and regional levels. The project will entail involvement from key ASEAN stakeholders, and will in the long-term help enhance modelling, analytical and regional policy planning capacities within ASEAN. Furthermore, ACCEPT publishes thematic papers to provide policy analysis and guidance for authorities at the national and regional levels. ACCEPT also promotes the integration of energy and climate through public engagement to increase awareness of the importance of the energy-climate nexus.

To support the information dissemination on energy and climate change, ACCEPT is seeking an experienced consultant as Graphic Designer (Consultant: part-time / on-task basis).

DURATION OF ENGAGEMENT

  1. The consultant awarded with the assignment will be hired for 31 months period or expected to be started from March 2024 until October 2026 and obliged to work within the required deadlines and be available for a call meeting if needed.
  2. The consultant will undertake this work for the above-mentioned period with the fee on task basis, which can be continuous or intermittent due to the further discussion between ACE and consultant.

THE TASK TO BE UNDERTAKEN

The consultant will be assigned to provide technical design to the ACE in delivering the product as per the following detail:

  1. Objective of the assignment
    To assist and support the ACCEPT Team or any designated person in copyediting, proofreading, and finalizing ACCEPT manuscripts
  2. Scope of work
    The consultant is expected to design and produce the visualisation for the following products, but may not limited to:
    Policy Brief, 4-6 pages. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/asean-readiness-for-the-energy-transition-a-baseline-assessment-of-the-cohesion-and-viability-of-key-asean-energy-planning-documentsReport, 40-100 pages. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/the-7th-asean-energy-outlook/
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/asean-energy-climate-nexus-study-tourClimate Insight, 4-5 pages. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/regional-interconnectivity-a-catalyst-for-clean-energy-investments-in-asean
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/asean-at-cop-28-affirming-the-net-zero-commitment

    Infographic. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://twitter.com/ASEAN_EnergyCC/status/1396718077358731264/photo/1
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/news-highlights-january-2024

    Event page. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://accept.aseanenergy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Poster-Newsletter-b-01-01-scaled.jpg
    Social Media Post. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://www.instagram.com/asean_accept/
    Video editing. Please refer to the sample at:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/Cv6k_quga8E/
    https://www.instagram.com/p/CvziImIgNY9/

    All of final products belongs to ACE and ACCEPT II where the editor has no right to reproduce, copy and republish the final products.
    During the contract period, the estimated number of the works are: 12 Policy Briefs, 12 reports, 12 Climate Insights, 36 Infographics, 31 Event Pages, 31 social media contents, and 12 video contents. However, the actual number will be on the need basis, hence no confirmation to be provided.

WORK MECHANISM

The implementation of the design process will involve various parties under the direction of the ACCEPT Team or designated person.

The consultant can be engaged on task basis to design the project products, such as but not limited to report, policy brief, infographic, social media content, etc.

Whichever the mechanism proposed and agreed, the consultant must:

  • To present the idea for the design, referring to the guideline.
  • To develop the design at least 3 options, based on the directive.
  • To finalise the design, with maximum 3 revisions.
  • To submit the final work within the schedule.

Design reference: All designed will be referred to the existing standard design by the project, to maintain the visualisation image and consistency of the message. However, designed enhancement is welcomed.

QUALIFICATIONS & RELEVANT EXPERIENCES TECHNICAL SKILLS

With a role to produce infographic, the graphic designer should meet the following requirements:

  • A proven graphic designing experience; having experience with ASEAN entities or development agencies is preferred.
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas.
  • Up to date with industry-leading software and technologies.
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as closely with the PIC from the project.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects under tight timelines.
  • Flexibility to work successfully in a fast-paced environment.

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

You may apply by sending your proposal to ace.aseanenergy.org/vendor-registration-form on or before 8 March 2024.

Professional English Editor Consultant for ACCEPT II

No Winners Yet :

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9 March 2024

BACKGROUND

Established on 1 January 1999, the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is an independent intergovernmental organisation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) structure that represents the interest of the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) in the energy sector.

The Centre accelerates the integration of energy strategies within ASEAN by providing relevant information and expertise to ensure the necessary energy policies and programmes are in harmony with the economic growth and the environmental sustainability of the region.

Part of the efforts to fulfil its function as a regional centre of excellence that builds a coherent, coordinated, focused and robust energy policy agenda and strategy for ASEAN, ACE conducts joint studies, policy dialogues and capacity buildings for ASEAN Member States to support the implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016-2025.

One of the projects that ACE is implementing to support the APAEC is the ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project Phase II (ACCEPT II). ACCEPT II is a continuation of ACCEPT Phase I that was successfully accomplished on 31 March 2022. The commencement of the 48-month project officially began on 1 November 2022. This collaborative project between the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is funded by the Norwegian Government, under the Norwegian-ASEAN Regional Integration Programme (NARIP), It is the first energy cooperation project in collaboration with the Norwegian Government under the Norwegian-ASEAN Regional Integration Programme (NARIP), which aims to support ASEAN in improving the coherence between the ASEAN energy and climate policies and contribute to more climate-friendly development of the energy sector. Studies are carried out to analyse the existing energy and climate policies, provide recommendations and assist the ASEAN member states in shaping policies, which reflect the synergies between (i) energy policy and energy-related climate policy and (ii) policies at the national and regional levels. The project will entail involvement from key ASEAN stakeholders, and will in the long-term help enhance modelling, analytical and regional policy planning capacities within ASEAN. Furthermore, ACCEPT publishes thematic papers to provide policy analysis and guidance for authorities at the national and regional levels. ACCEPT also promotes the integration of energy and climate through public engagement to increase awareness of the importance of the energy-climate nexus.

To support the information dissemination on energy and climate change, ACCEPT is seeking an experienced consultant as Professional English Editor (Consultant: part-time/on-task basis).

DURATION OF ENGAGEMENT

  1. The consultant awarded with the assignment will be hired for 31 months period or expected to be started from March 2024 until October 2026 and obliged to work within the required deadlines and be available for a call meeting if
  2. The consultant will undertake this work for the above-mentioned period with the fee on task basis, which can be continuous or intermittent due to the further discussion between ACE and consultant.

THE TASK TO BE UNDERTAKEN

The consultant will be assigned to provide technical design to the ACE in delivering the product as per the following detail:

  1. Objective of the assignment
    To assist and support the ACCEPT Team or any designated person in copyediting, proofreading, and finalizing ACCEPT manuscripts
  2. Scope of work
    The Editor shall review, copyedit, proofread and finalize manuscript including but not limited to check on grammar, style, spelling, and formatting, with a view of improving overall quality of writing, including optimal flow, clarity, and reader-friendliness. In doing so, the editor should refer to the relevant ACCEPT II officers to ensure statements validity. In rare cases, the editor may need to conduct substantive editing. Graphic design and layout of the documents is not included in the tasks. The Editor should maintain full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment. All of final products belongs to ACE and ACCEPT II where the editor has no right to reproduce, copy and republish the final products.

WORK MECHANISM

  • Review and edit documents for both  content and flow / logic.
  • The editor will be responsible for editing the chapters and narrative sections with a view to ensure clarity and continuity of the argument and political focus of the report; clarity of structure and core themes of the report; internal consistency, both analytical and stylistic;
  • Edit, proof-read, restructure, and rewrite documents through proper consideration of document type and targeted audiences.
  • Ensure clarity, consistency, logical flow, and readability appropriate for targeted audiences.
  • Review, verify and edit to ensure use of sensitive languages.
  • Correct spelling errors and grammar mistakes.
  • Ensure a consistent style and format throughout the document.
  • Maintain the authors’ writing style to the extent practical.
  • Eliminate repetition, redundancies and inconsistencies, e.g. between table data and text.
  • Ensure appropriate positioning and numbering of boxes, figures and tables.
  • Use consistent font(s) – as relevant to headings and text and as per guidelines.
  • Ensure all footnotes, sources, references are complete and consistent, as per guidelines.
  • Thorough review of annexes to highlight incomplete areas.
  • Ensure a complete table of Contents and Acronym List are provided, as per guidelines.
  • In collaboration with responsible officers, guide the drafts through fact-checking and copy-editing processes and track responses to queries.
  • Proofread designed layout files to ensure a complete print ready file.
  • Produce final version ready to be formatted and submitted to relevant audiences.

QUALIFICATION & RELEVANT EXPERIENCES TECHNICAL SKILLS:

The language editor should meet the following requirements:

  • More than 5 years of professional experience as a professional English language editor for a range of audiences, e.g. government report, corporate communication, academic articles.
  • Degree in English literature, Journalism, Communication,, International communication or social science related field.
  • Mother-tongue level of proficiency in English and demonstrated good writing skills.
  • Solid editorial skills with demonstrated ability for logical and analytical writing and editing.
  • Exposure, involvement or understanding in any work or project on energy and climate change issue is a plus.
  • Prior experience with international or intergovernmental institutions is an asset.
  • Expertise in word processor, i.e. MS Word, as well as other MS Office applications.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate professional competence in meeting commitments, deadlines, and targets.
  • Demonstrate integrity and ability to withhold confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound judgment.

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

You may apply by sending your proposal to ace.aseanenergy.org/vendor-registration-form on or before 8 March 2024.

GAMS Consultant for AEO8

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26 February 2024

Background

Established on 1 January 1999, the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is an independent intergovernmental organisation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) structure that represents the interest of the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) in the energy sector.

Having a think tank role, ACE has published seven series of ASEAN Energy Outlook (AEO), constantly improving its capacity to produce Outlook internally. One of the projects that ACE is implementing to support the APAEC is the 8th edition of the ASEAN Energy Outlook 8 (AEO8). To support the development of the energy system optimisation model in GAMS, AEO8 is seeking an experienced consultant as a GAMS Consultant.

Objectives

  • To assist the development of an energy system optimisation model using GAMS for AEO8 scenarios.
  • To assist the AEO8 team in synchronising and finalising the GAMS structure with the AEO8 model structure.

Scope of Work

  • The Consultant is expected to produce the following products, but may not limited to:
    GAMS codes of energy system optimisation model, including testing.
  • The report of the final version of the GAMS model and its executive summary.
  • One submitted academic paper jointly with the AEO8 team (minimum Q2 Scopus-indexed journal).

During the contract period, the estimated number of the works are: one (1) energy system optimisation model in GAMS; one (1) report of GAMS model structure (including its executive summary); and one (1) submitted academic journal paper (minimum Q2 Scopus-indexes journal).

Qualification & Relevant Experiences Technical Skills
With a role to produce the above-mentioned outputs, the GAMS Consultant should meet the following requirements:

  • Experience in quantitative analysis and developing energy system optimisation models in GAMS is a must.
  • Familiar and understanding of AEO and its scenarios.
  • Ability to work as a team and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly for discussion with the AEO8 team on the expected outcomes.

 

Submission of Application

You may apply by sending your proposal to ace.aseanenergy.org/vendor-registration-form on or before 25 February 2024. Please indicate the subject heading: AEO8 GAMS Consultant.