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English language editors

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 01 Dec 2017

NRC Geneva and IDMC are looking to establish a group of editors/editing agencies with whom to enter framework agreements for ad hoc work over a two-year period.

• Editing of IDMC products in British English following the house style, by a given deadline.

Professional competencies:
• Attention to detail, mastery of the English language, impeccable spelling and grammar
• Proven experience in editing documents about internal displacement contexts, migration, environmental change, disaster risk reduction, conflict and other topics related to displacement
• Familiarity with the humanitarian sector, its language and key actors
• Responsiveness and flexibility

How to apply:

Please submit your quotation in accordance with the requirements detailed below by email to Rachel Natali:

Please provide your CV and 3 samples of editing work (including the original text) on the topic of internal displacement and / or another social science topic.

Your offer should clearly indicate the following:

● Cost per hour in Swiss currency / CHF (payment can be made in another agreed currency based on exchange rate at
● Rates inclusive and exclusive VAT
● Specification of your standard time for delivery of edit of 1,000 words
● Your company name (if applicable) and contact person
● Your company registration or confirmation of status as an independent consultant/editor
● Your / your company’s registered address, name plus email and phone number of contact person

Deadline for submission of quotations is 1 December 2017 9:00 CET. Individuals/companies who do not submit their quotation by this deadline will not be considered

For further details see also the full announcement on the IDMC website: