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UN WOMEN: BUSINESS ANALYST/PEOPLESOFT CONSULANT
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Dec-12|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
The UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, the UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The Management and Administration Division is responsible for the planning, allocation and management of financial, human and administrative resources including information systems and telecommunications, the effective and efficient delivery of essential operations services in UN Women, continuous development and improvement in operations, policies, and methods to align with UN Women and stakeholders’ evolving business needs and advisory support to the Executive Director in the formulation and implementation of the UN Women overall mission, strategy and plans of actions.
The Information Systems and Telecommunication (IST) Office located in the Division of Management and Administration, is responsible for the strategic planning and development of information and telecommunication systems and services, ICT solutions, sourcing of information systems and equipment to support business needs and for the maintenance, availability, reliability and quality of performance of information and telecommunications systems and services globally in all UN Women offices. The IST office works closely and collaboratively with UNDP, its principal ICT partner to achieve synergy, avoid duplication and to take advantage of potentials for partnerships in information and telecommunications systems and services development and implementation including the PeopleSoft-ERP system.
UN Women is mainly using Financials, Procurement, and Human Capital Management modules of PeopleSoft-ERP system. PeopleSoft-ERP is a shared services used by 6 UN agencies including UN Women, which is provided and maintained by UNDP partner agency.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of Chief IST Office and direct supervision of Manager Business Applications, the incumbent is responsible for managing simple to complex projects related to PeopleSoft/ ERP system, working with stakeholders to define business requirements, developing functional specifications, working with technical team/ vendor to deliver system enhancements and support for the PeopleSoft system.
This includes the following deliverables:
Fit/Gap analysis of Atlas configurations vs. UN Women business requirements and device an action plan to align Atlas with UN Women’s needs
Review of UN Women internal support of Atlas and recommended structure of UN Women Atlas competency center
Rollout of Atlas e-Recruit system for UN Women
Plan and deploy business intelligence solution for UNW reporting requirements (OBIEEE and EPM Data warehouse)
Impact of Results:
The results of the functions performed directly impact the efficiency of the ERP system used to support the UN Women business, covering around 1100 staff in HQ and field.
The effective implementation of ERP system directly impacts the organization's capacity and credibility in providing timely and quality information to achieve organizational goals
The results of these functions indirectly impact: the ability of UN Women staff to provide timely and quality services to its key clients; the production and distribution of management information to Senior Management; and the preparation of results reports.
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Planning and Organization
Required Skills and Experience
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employmentKindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.