Invitation to tender for ‘editorial design layout and data visualisation services framework agreement nrc geneva/idmc’

Published 18. Nov 2022
Invitation to tender

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation which provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees.

NRC Geneva and IDMC are looking to establish a group of graphic designers with whom to enter into framework agreements for ad-hoc work over a five-year period. The graphic designer should offer support and assistance in the layout of IDMC’s publications and in the creation of graphs, charts, and tables, ensuring that IDMC brand guidelines are well respected. The establishment of a framework agreement does not guarantee that services will be purchased by IDMC and NRC from the supplier. This agreement will serve as a pre-approval for IDMC and NRC to purchase services from suppliers during the framework period at predetermined rates.

Applications are welcome from independent consultants, sole traders, and registered companies. All interested candidates should submit the following as part of their application/tender documentation (please see section 6 for the full list of documentation to provide):

  • A CV of the graphic designer proposed for this framework agreement.
  • A portfolio with 5 samples of previous work with at least three editorial layouts and a graph or infographic.
  • Specification of your hourly rate in CHF.
  • Specification of your turnaround time for a ten-page layout and one graph.
  • 3 references that can be contacted to verify the quality of services.
  • Proof of status or registration as a company, consultant or sole trader in country of residence.

Any request for clarification must be received by NRC in writing at least 5 working days before the deadline for submission of tenders. NRC will reply to bidders' questions at least 2 working days before the deadline for submission of tenders. Questions regarding the assignment, can be addressed to

Costs incurred by the bidder in preparing and submitting the tender proposals will not be reimbursed. NRC reserves the right to accept or reject the whole or part of your offer based on the information provided. Incomplete offers which do not comply with our conditions will not be considered.

We look forward to receiving your submission on or before 23:59 (Geneva time) 12 December 2022 through the email address The bid application should be titled ‘EDITORIAL DESIGN LAYOUT AND DATA VISUALISATION SERVICES FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT NRC GENEVA/IDMC’.

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