ICT Specialist- ICT Security (retainer position)

Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5109/23592
Department/office ECR, RSMCO, Serbia
Duty station Skopje, North Macedonia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration Up to 40 working days, in period of six months
Application period 21-Mar-2022 to 10-Apr-2022


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Project background

Nordic Support for Progress of North Macedonia

A) The Government of Norway  is funding a sub-regional programme “Nordic Support for Progress in North Macedonia”implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The project consists of socio-economic development support to the more undeveloped parts of the country and also envisages support to the national authorities responsible for leading the renewed efforts on the EU accession process. The Government of Norway has allocated funding for the implementation of the Project in North Macedonia for 48 months, starting from September 2018.

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a more balanced socio-economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Stabilization and Association Agreement and EU accession negotiations priorities. 

Locally, the project aims to increase employment opportunities, support social cohesion, as well as to enhance local infrastructure in the less developed areas with a focus given to the inclusion of youth, women and vulnerable groups in the labour market. Nationally, the project aims at supporting the government to improve its capacity for EU integration and government reform agenda in the accession process.

B) The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency has decided to fund a project “Support to progress in North Macedonia - Government reform agenda in the EU-accession process” to be implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The objective of the project supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) is to support the enhancement of the EU integration capacity of the Republic of North Macedonia by providing technical assistance to government institutions during the accession period. 

SIDA has allocated funding for the implementation of the project in North Macedonia during 48 months.

The Overall Objective of the SIDA support is to contribute to, and effectively communicate to the public, the implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement, accession negotiations and government reform priorities in the Republic of North Macedonia. 

Project interventions are aimed towards communicating the benefits of the EU accession process to the general population, as well as to involve the civil society and media throughout the accession phases. All project activities will be undertaken in partnership with the Government of North Macedonia, in cooperation with the national institutions, with the aim of allowing them to adopt/adapt the legal requirements and, where relevant, EU accession criteria. 

This will ensure national ownership and support the development of national capacities.

Background Information – relevant for the assignment
The purpose of Result 3 “Supporting the government reform agenda in the accession process” is to provide support to relevant national institutions in charge of alignment of national legal acts with the EU acquis and to contribute to further building of capacities of central coordination structures and relevant national structures for successful carrying out of the screening process. 

The overall process is coordinated by the Secretariat for European Affairs (SEA), as the main body in the Republic of North Macedonia responsible for coordination and support of the European integration and negotiation process. In order to be able to perform its activities, SEA, according to its systematization, has 8 sectors divided in 25 departments, each performing different functions and having different responsibilities.

During the past years, SEA was gradually developing technical platforms for support of various segments of the process.  With the advancement of the accession negotiation process, there is a need to strengthen the capacity of the SEA’s Sector for information and communication technology and archiving (SEA-SICTA) especially in the area of Information Security.

Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the ICT Specialist- ICT Security w...

Education Advanced University Degree preferably in Information Technology,...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

This is a local position, it is therefore open to Nationals of the Republic...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

The UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO) is implementing 13 pro...
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