ICT Senior Officer (Geospatial Information Officer - Image Analyst)

Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5011/25912
Level ICS-9
Department/office GPO, NYPO, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Valencia, Spain
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P2
Duration 1 year with possibility of extension based on performance and funds availability 
Application period 27-Apr-2023 to 14-May-2023

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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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 Portfolios Office (NYPO) 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 United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) is a global provider for IT services in United Nations Secretariat and provides IT service for Peacekeeping missions, UN HQ, UN Agencies, funds and programs.

The Department of Operational Support (DOS) is responsible for the delivery and maintenance of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT)  infrastructure, systems and software applications in support of the operational requirements of Peacekeeping Missions, Special Political Missions, as well  as Department of Peace Operations (DPO) and DOS at Headquarters.

ICT 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 ICT infrastructure is in place to maintain operations in the event of natural or manmade disasters, disruption in the theatre of operation, or as Security Council mandates change.

The Service for Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies at the UNGSC provides 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 ICT Senior Officer (Geospatial Information Officer - Image Analyst) will carry out his/her tasks within the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC)/Geospatial, Information and Telecommunication Technologies Service (SGITT)/Client Solution Delivery Section (CSDS)/Analytics and Location Intelligence Unit (ALIU).

Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the incumbent will work under Chief ALIU or a designated officer and be responsible for providing image intelligence services. The incumbent will administratively report to Programme and Implementation Coordinator.

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

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

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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