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UN Women: Systems Development Specialist – Content Management System
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||05-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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 center 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 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 is using Microsoft development platforms for building business applications and database systems, Sitecore CMS platform for public facing websites, Qlik for the business intelligence, and Oracle/ PeopleSoft for core HR, procurement and financial processes. Microsoft Office365 has been fully rolled out at the organization level and SharePoint online is used for Intranet and extranet collaboration purposes. All business applications, databases and websites are hosted at Microsoft Azure Cloud platform.
This position falls under Enterprise Applications Unit of IST office and the incumbent will work in collaboration with stakeholders, management, and technical teams to understand the business problems and will plan, develop and maintain UN Women’s public facing websites and solutions. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for developing and supporting the current and next generation web sites. The incumbent is expected to take a hands-on technical role in web development in general, including coding, testing, release management, cloud-based hosting management and other aspects of delivering top-notch web sites and solutions.
Under the overall guidance of Chief, Information Systems & Telecommunications Office and direct supervision of Manager Enterprise Applications, the incumbent’s key responsibilities include design and maintain CMS platform and enterprise websites, and develop and implement IT Standards and Quality Assurance processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Design and maintain CMS platform and enterprise websites:
Develop and implement IT Standards and Quality Assurance processes:
Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.
Key Performance Indicators:
The results of the functions performed directly impact the efficiency of the mission critical websites and portals used to support the UN Women business, covering around 2000+ staff and millions of public users who access and rely on content available through the websites. The effective implementation of Websites 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.
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
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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.