Information architect / Data visualisation expert

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18 January 2023
Vacancy - consultant

Information architect / Data visualisation expert

We are looking for an expert skilled in information architecture and data visualisation to design digital tools that better illustrate WFD’s internal decision-making, programme management and quality assurance processes.

Overview

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) seeks to contract an expert skilled in information architecture and data visualisation to design digital tools that better illustrate WFD’s internal decision-making, programme management and quality assurance processes. These are important processes with multiple junctions in which context affects the direction taken and can appear overly-complex when represented in narrative form or a simple workflow. Therefore, we are seeking an expert(s) with experience in how to design and organise complex information and the ability to construct digital tools that allow users to access details relevant to the specific projects on which they’re working.

About WFD

Since 1992, the primary aim of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) has been to assist, support and encourage the peaceable establishment and development of pluralistic democratic practice and political institutions. We continue to believe that stronger democracy is the best way of safeguarding human rights and ensuring sustained prosperity and stability.

Specification

The consultant will:

  • Review source documents outlining key processes for programme quality and management, including process cycles and responsibility maps
  • Provide concrete recommendations to WFD’s Programmes and Policy Quality Board on the best ways to organise and represent the information and processes outlined in the source documents in a manner that supports comprehension and consistent use of these processes
  • Design and deliver the information engagement tools and products agreed with the Programmes and Policy Quality Board within the agreed timeframe

Deliverables include:

  • Recommendations for visual representation of key processes for programme quality and management
  • Delivery of the agreed information engagement tools and products

NB: Tools developed should be compatible with being housed on SharePoint and the project must be based on WFD’s brand guidelines.

Timeframe and rate:

  • All deliverables must be completed by 31 March 2023.
  • The consultant will be contracted for up to 15 working days at £350/day.

How to apply

To apply, please provide:

  • A cover letter of not more than 1 page outlining how the experience, skills and competencies of the consultant(s) meet the above requirement
  • At least two examples of previous similar work conducted by the consultant
  • Curriculum vitae for the consultant(s)
  • Expected consultancy fee per day

Please submit the above documents in English to Romana Janku, Senior Programme Portfolio Manager: Romana.Janku@wfd.org

Closing Date: 31 January 2023

Interviews: 3 February 2023