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UN Women: Manager, Information Security and Compliance
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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.
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 strategically outsources significant parts of its infrastructure and software development to commercial vendors as well as UN system partners. UN Women is fully leveraging cloud solutions for all core corporate hosting needs, including Office365 and Microsoft Azure. A number of operational information security activities as well as operations of networks and cloud hosted solutions are outsourced to United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) and private sector vendors.
This position is currently the only in-house information security role, and will assist the Chief, Information Systems & Telecommunications Office deciding and initiating actions towards Information Security and Compliance across all ICT initiatives for the entire organization, taking overall charge of the information security programme, including definition of the programme, recommending implementation plans and monitoring implementation and compliance with existing policies and standards.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of Chief, Information Systems & Telecommunications Office, the incumbent’s key responsibilities include (1) develop, implement and monitor information security programme; (2) conducting continuous assessments of current IT security practices; (3) oversee daily operation and implementation of IT security operations; and (4) coordinate compliance and audit activities within IST section.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop, implement and monitor information security programme:
Conduct continuous assessments of current IT security practices:
Oversee daily operation and implementation of IT security operations:
Coordinate compliance and audit activities within IST section:
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. Kindly 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.
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.
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