ICT Senior Officer

Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5011/24102
Level ICS-9
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Brindisi, Italy
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P2
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 13-Jun-2022 to 06-Jul-2022

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

This vacancy is closed.

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UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

The New York Service Cluster (NYSC) supports the United Nations Secretariat, as well as other New York-based United Nations organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners in the delivery of UNOPS mandate in project management, infrastructure management, and procurement management

The Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC) supports diverse partners with their peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. It was formed by combining the following portfolios: Grants Management Services (GMS), UN Technology Support Services (UNTSS), Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio (DSIP) It provides Services to partners' programmes that are designed, structured, and managed with a global perspective and primarily serving partners that are headquartered in New York.  The SDC has a footprint of approximately 125 countries.

The Department of Operational Support (DOS) is responsible for the delivery and maintenance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in support of operational requirements of peacekeeping missions as well as special political missions (hereinafter “field missions”). DOS is also responsible for the delivery and maintenance of the Service for Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies (SGITT) in support of the operational requirements of Peacekeeping Missions, Special Political Missions, as well as DPO and DOS at Headquarters.

SGITT is one of the fundamental components that enable substantive work of field missions. Timely and secure communications and information exchange within and between UN Peacekeeping Missions and Headquarters is critical to meet the core strategic, operational and tactical mandate of the United Nations. It is of paramount importance that robust, fault-tolerant and scalable GITT infrastructure is in place to maintain operations in the event of natural or man-made disasters, disruption in the theatre of operation, or as Security Council mandates change.

UNOPS has signed an agreement with the United Nations Global Service center to provide a critical role as the as the resilient operational hub for the support and delivery of technology services and solutions to field operations and a broad range of Secretariat and United Nations system clients. As a unified, singular service provider, SGITT provides reliable, resilient and innovative geospatial, communications and information technology services, including centralized connectivity, hosting and monitoring support, ensuring that staff members in field missions and at Headquarters have access to critical enterprise systems.

The Client Solution Delivery Section (CSDS) is mandated to provide and support  Geospatial services for the Secretariat, Agencies, Funds and Programs, support  for centrally hosted solutions for Field Missions and support solutions for UNGSC. CSDS relies on expanded resource base in order to address the rapidly increasing projects and activities.

The incumbent is expected to work on eAPP - Environmental Action Plan and Performance Solution and will be responsible for:

i.          Design, testing and delivery of new and enhanced functionalities;

ii.          Solution maintenance (bug fixing, issue resolution);

iii.         Provision of business requirements’ analysis and functional requirements;

iv.         Integration with different data sources and data providers in order to provide accurate and timely business decisions; and

v.         Automate solution delivery and solution testing, with no downtime based on DevSecOps and Agile methodology.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for the United Nations Secretariat.

The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

Under the oversight of the Chief CSDS and the general supervision of UNOPS Senio...

**Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!!!** Education:...

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