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ICT assistant 31 marzo 2020 Juventud/nacional UNICEF Djibouti
Abierta

ICT assistant

Juventud/nacional
UNICEF
Djibouti
Djibouti (DJI)
Francés ,Inglés
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
31 marzo 2020

Edad requerida: entre 18 y 29 años durante todo el periodo de servicio voluntario. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Under the close supervision and guidance of the ICT officer Associates, the UN Volunteer will perform procedural and some specialized activities pertaining to UNICEF’s ICT systems, which include desktop administration and server operations. Specialized activities typically pertain to the installation and routine configuration of ICT system components and user orientation. Procedural activities include all other processes that may not require the application of specialized information technology training and knowledge, such as maintaining technical and user documentation and/or serving as focal point for receipt and processing of user requests on a timely manner in compliance with UNICEF ICT rules and regulations.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Timely and effective Help Desk second line support is provided related to UNICEF personal computers and peripherals as well as Data center management.
  • Effective support is provided for the implementation of IT initiatives
  • Periodic and ad hoc reports timely produced for the use by Global Help Desk, RO or CO
  • Contribution made to enhance user service support and experience
  • General office support

  1. Timely and effective Global Help Desk second line support is provided related to UNICEF personal computers and peripherals

  • Providing first-level support that includes receiving, processing and logging service requests.
  • Managing lifecycle of ICT incidents assigned to him/her in service management tool.
  • Effective support is provided for implementation of IT initiatives
  • Creating and assigning work orders.
  • Maintaining and updating files (electronic and paper) and internal databases.
  • Maintaining ICT inventory, manuals and other documentation. This may require the incumbent to lift, move, mount, or store equipment.

  1. Effective support is provided for the implementation of IT initiatives

  • Assists to plan and implement new IT initiatives or migration projects, including rollout of new installations, upgrades of hardware, software, or operating systems. Works closely with Release Management, IT trainer, Computer Focal Points and IT sections to ensure the success of implementation.
  • Provides input and offer suggestions during pilot testing and evaluation of new hardware, software, and applications that are to be selected as UNICEF standard.
  1. Periodic and ad hoc reports timely produced for the use by Global Help Desk, RO or CO

  • Produce periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports including problem and incident service call information analysis
  1. Contribution made to enhance user service support and experience

  • Provides quality support and guidance to users. Convey and support articles/email from Customer Service. Actively participates in user training sessions, and Computer Focal Point meetings and workshops to help them better respond to queries from users.
  • Ensures application/compliances of IT policies, security and guidelines, established processes and procedures by all team members.

  • Support in learning & capacity development. Manage training and courses to staff member to ensure staff development in ICT in compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations.

  1. General support
  • Drafting and/or processing a variety of correspondence and other communications with vendors, partners

  • Setting up and maintaining ICT files/records (electronic and paper)
  • Maintain and generate automated databases containing ICT related statistics and generating periodic reports; and performing a variety of administrative duties (e.g. CCTV backup, filling)
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Completion of Secondary education supplemented with formal training at university level in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunication, Engineering. Training in appropriate disciplines, in networking, telecommunications technologies and Computer related certifications (e.g., A+ certification). ITIL Foundation Certificate or equivalent customer support certification is an asset;
  • A University degree combined with 18 months of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a completion of secondary education and 6 years relevant experience;
72 Months

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience up to 2 years in ICT;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Punctuality;
  • Drive for results;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Desarrollo y análisis de software y de aplicaciones
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Djibouti and legal residents in Djibouti with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 31-March-2020

Development Coordination Officer, Economist 10 abril 2020 Especialista internacional UNRCO Djibouti
UNRCO
Djibouti
Djibouti (DJI)
Inglés,Francés
Immediate
5 months with possibility of extension
10 abril 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Senior Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning and RCO Team Leader or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Development Coordination Officer, Economist will:

1. Plans, facilitates and consolidates evidence-based SDG analysis in support of a shared understanding by the UNCT of sustainable development trends, challenges and opportunities in programme countries:

  • Researches, analyzes, consolidates and presents SDG-related data, as well as information on emerging best practices in sustainable development, paying special attention to gender and capacity development, and proposes policy options to RCs/UNCTs;
  • Identifies and analyzes issues that impact multiple SDGs and their targets and proposes 'accelerator interventions' that can help unlock and accelerate progress towards sustainable development across multiple areas;
  • Assesses and highlights sustainable development trade-offs and risk factors, as well as early-warning indicators that may undermine the achievement of SDG targets and impact the UN's role and programme in the country and suggests appropriate measures to address them;
  • Collects and analyzes data on UN country level operations in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, identifies gaps and proposes follow-up actions;
  • Researches, develops and presents policy papers, guidance notes and other knowledge based-tools and directs discussion in country-level forums to help influence and advance policy dialogue on achieving the SDGs;
  • Coordinates the preparation of UN flagship reports, including the analysis of data and ensures the provision of evidence to build the case for policies and interventions on SDGs;
  • Monitors regional and global economic trends and issues, analyzes their implications for the realization of the SDGs at the country level and recommends additional issues for consideration.

2. Provides substantive advice on innovative economic and SDG policies to RCs and UNCTs, as well as to national counterparts in government and other relevant partners:

  • Guides substantive support to the RC/UNCT on SDG-related issues, particularly on policies to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs, including through Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support (MAPS) and similar processes, and evaluates and highlights potential trade-offs between SDGs;
  • Identifies issues and proposes recommendations for the UNCT on how UN country-level operations can be optimized and better respond to sustainable development needs and emerging trends in country;
  • Elicits, evaluates and consolidates policy options proposed by UNCT members, ensuring an integrated approach to the UN's policy advice to national counterparts in government and other external partners;
  • Plans and directs the work of the in-country UN Joint Policy Team (or equivalent) and drives cross-pillar nexus approaches in country to policy, analysis and assessment.

3. Coordinates the development by the UNCT of new generation of SDG programmes with a strong investment orientation and focus on acceleration towards achieving the SDGs:

  • Guides the development and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) to ensure that the UN's country-level operational activities effectively support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in country;
  • Provides substantive support to programme formulation and revision throughout the UNSDCF cycle, based on sound SDG analysis;
  • Contributes to the UN joint programming process to strengthen the formulation of a new generation of UN joint programmes that are aligned with the SDGs, oriented towards investment, and have impact at the national level;
  • Assists UNSDCF result groups in the implementation of joint workplans to ensure SDGrelevant and SDG-responsive UN operational activities for development;
  • Proposes recommendations to enhance UN support to governmental and multi-stakeholder processes on SDG policy development and capacity development.

4. Plans and directs SDG knowledge generation and management:

  • Plans, facilitates and contributes to local, regional and global communities of practice and knowledge networks and promotes collaboration, peer support, innovation good practices, lessons learned, needs, and opportunities in the area of sustainable development;
  • Researches, analyzes and presents best practices and lessons learned from implementation of UNCT projects and programmes, with a view to advising the RC and UNCT on actions to strengthen the policy orientation of the UN;
  • Monitors and analyzes best practices and successful models implemented by the UN in country and suggests options for developing these into bankable national SDG investment policies and programmes;
  • Provides advice on global/corporate guidelines, tools and other materials related to sustainable development policy.

5. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in economics, sustainable development, public policy, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

84 Months
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in sustainable development policy, economic analysis or project/programme management in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia relacionada con las finanzas, la economía y la administración
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 10 April 2020