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VMAM Code SOMR000499-6068

IT Specialist (Software Development)

International Specialist
UNSOM
Somalia
Mogadiscio (SOM)
English
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
05 July 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Electoral officer/ IT Advisor (P4), the IT software development Specialist will perform the following tasks:

  • Develop software (mostly client-server type) related to elections activities such as and not limited to: voter registration, political parties’ registration, candidates’ nomination and results tabulation.
  • Assist in supervising and training data processing clerks in using in-house elections-related software.
  • Help supervise, mentor and build NIEC’s IT staff capacity.
  • Assist the NIEC in developing and implementing a long-term elections data processing plan.
  • Support the NIEC in maintaining their IT assets at a functional level of operational readiness.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in IT and data management or another relevant field. An advanced University Degree (Master or equivalent) in IT and data management or another relevant field is desirable.
48 Months
  • At least 4 years of experience in practical development of client-server software using mainly Microsoft technologies and tools are required.
  • At least 2 years of experience in implementing, supporting or advising on electoral processes in multiple countries is required
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Database design, administration and maintenance, Software and applications development and analysis
  • Database design and management knowledge is highly desirable.
  • Good knowledge of UN field Mission (SPM/DPKO) is desired;
  • At least 2 years of experience in implementing, supporting or advising on electoral processes in multiple countries is required;
  • Electoral experience in developing or transition economies is desirable.
  • Experience in post-conflict situations is desirable.
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Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 05 July 2020