ICT Infrastructure Specialist

Job categories IT, Legal
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5116/17668
Department/office ECR, UACO, Ukraine
Duty station Kiev, Ukraine
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration Open-ended (Retainer)
Application period 02-Apr-2019 to 15-Apr-2019

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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In response to the request of the Government of Ukraine, UNOPS opened an office in Ukraine in 2017, which provides a broad spectrum of services to the Government and the people of Ukraine. Currently, the office is classified as an Operations Centre (UAOC), with a portfolio of projects exceeding USD 100 million, in the areas of rule of law, environment, energy efficiency, crisis recovery, good governance, human resources management, procurement, and logistics.

The European Union funded Project ‘Support for Rule of Law Reforms in the Areas of Police, Public Prosecution and Good Governance’ (hereinafter - Project) has the overall objective of supporting the strengthening of the policing, prosecution and civilian governance in Ukraine and to align them with the best European and International practices. On substance matters, the project relies on the EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) to Ukraine.

The Project partners with a number of national institutions in Ukraine, including the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI). The SBI has the mandate to carry out independent investigation of crimes by civil service officials, judges, law enforcement officials, and those officials working in the special anti-corruption institutions of the Ukrainian Government. Since its set up in 2016 the SBI has made progress towards establishing itself as a functional law enforcement institution with the ability to carry out investigative operations. In order for the SBI to reach its potential there are certain key steps that must be achieved. There is a need for more clarity in the legal framework on governance; strategic planning capacity should be enhanced; recruitment and training of personnel needs significant activity and IT and communications capacities must be greatly developed.

Considering the above, the Project will deliver support interventions to enhance the capacity of the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) to operationalize its mandate in the start-up phase of its operations (2019). In particular, in 2019 the Project will focus on activities structured in three Result Areas: Result 1: Enhanced strategic planning and the SBI capacity to effectively carry out its investigative operations. Result 2: Enhanced capacity of the SBI staff to effectively undertake investigative operations, particularly those staff members without prior experience in law enforcement. Result 3: The SBI has established effective business processes for IT and communications necessary to carry out its investigative operations.

The activities under the Result 1 envisage the establishment of the Multidisciplinary Expert Group (MEG).  This group is intended to support the SBI in the improvement of the legislative framework, strategic planning and developments to enhance the SBI’s operations. Further, it will support the SBI’s Management in the assessment, planning and delivery of the material and infrastructure needs of the agency. This group will be comprised of up to ten experts, led by the Planning and Coordination Specialist, who will work closely with the senior management and specialist departments of the SBI. The team will include experts in organisational development, law, public finance, logistics and infrastructure.

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