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UN Women: ICT Specialist (Enterprise Applications)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||02-Jan-23 (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. 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 Division of Management and Administration (DMA) is responsible for financial 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, IST 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 applications 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. Operations of cloud hosted solutions as well as core network components are outsourced to United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC).
Reporting to the Chief Information Systems and Telecommunications, the ICT Specialist will provide leadership, project management and technical direction and assistance to the teams involved in the organization’s digital transformation and be responsible for the ongoing support of the enterprise applications and systems including ERP, content management, knowledge management, business intelligence and business process automation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management of Enterprise Applications unit
Implementation of ICT strategy, governance, policies and procedures
Operations and evolution of digital platforms and business applications
Provides web management services, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Impact of results
The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency UN Women operations, including improved business results and client services. Forward-looking IST management has an impact on the organization of office management, knowledge sharing, and information provision.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
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