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Digital specialist 19 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali

Digital specialist

National Specialist
Bamako (MLI)
12 months
19 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director (Operations) and in coordination with the Head of IT, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assess and measure end-user adoption levels of the digital skills, identify training needs for increased awareness, or end-user skills training through e.g. daily liaison with users, end-user surveys.
  • Engage with respective units to coordinate a task force in the office to ensure digital transformation
  • Help taskforce to formulate training plans for end users, digital champions, and others
  • Organize the delivery digital tools trainings, including to new staff, new users, new SharePoint champions trainings
  • Facilitate workshop with CO units to define their SharePoint organization and ensure migration of the relevant documents on SharePoint.
  • Conduct SharePoint research, in collaboration with CO ICT, and UNDP ICT peers e.g. in HQ, to understand potential solutions, and formulate SharePoint technical solutions. In collaboration with ICT team, formulate proposals for technical upgrades, new functionality, features, automations.
  • Upon endorsement of DCD-O, develop in collaboration with CO ICT follow ups documentation for implementation planning including project planning, ToRs etc.
  • Be in charge of responsible for implementation of technical changes to the SharePoint, in close collaboration with CO ICT, including technical documentation, testing, and release planning to ensure well prepared introduction of new features/ functions to end users.
  • Report on implementation and adoption progress of digital tools, by documenting (trends) in issues, tracking these changes and developing and maintaining a risk log.
  • Document good digital practices, including produce / share relevant documentation with other CO's and UNDP colleagues.
  • Facilitate process review workshop in the different unit and identify opportunity for simplification, digitization and automatization.
  • Identify opportunity and gaps to develop innovation methodology trainings (human-centered design, agile methodology, etc.)
  • Develop communication tools around digital transformation and digital culture
  • Identify opportunity to organize digital trainings with UNDP partners
  • Support the CO to better conduct / carry out daily work processes within the SP environment. For this the Specialist will need to keep his/herself abreast with knowledge on the latest developments, innovation trends in office productivity, including of all matters Microsoft SharePoint online and other Office365 solutions, as well as other tools e.g. Slack, Trello, Yammer for online social, knowledge networking, and collaboration.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Master’s Degree or professional certification in ICT , Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Type of Degree: ICT, Archives or Records Management, Business or Public Administration or other related fields

60 Months

Minimum of 5 years' experience in business process analysis, process mapping, requirements gathering and analysis; and/ or in IT advisory / consulting in international working environment;

Good understanding of information management fundamentals (or demonstrated ability to quickly learn) incl. document, records management, retention, taxonomy, e-discovery, enterprise content management;

Previous experience in international organizations, preferably with UNDP, is highly desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Adaptability and Flexibility, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Mali et les résidents légaux du Mali ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 19-05-2021

Video & Audio Conference Technician 25 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
until 30 June 2022
25 May 2021

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 responsible Video Conference Unit Supervisor, the UN volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Perform for testing equipment and setting-up the necessary Wide Area Network (WAN) links before conferences. Operating the relevant room equipment during the conferences. The incumbent must over-see the entire conference to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly;
  • Ensure that the equipment necessary for each video and audio conference is tested and working properly. This will require working knowledge and experience on:
    • Tandberg, Cisco, Polycom, and Accord videoconferencing endpoints, gateways, and multipoint control unit products;
    • Various short-haul and long haul, high-speed data carrier equipment (eg. High Speed Line Driver (copper/fiber) equipment);
    • Cisco Switches and Routers;
    • LAN/ WAN protocols and technologies; and
    • Have an overall understanding of satellite communication technologies.
  • Perform for maintenance & operation of Audio Conference Equipment, Polycom Soundstation, Interpretation System,BGAN INMARSAT Satellite Terminal, Thuraya Satellite Phone and Mobile Phones;
  • Perform for setting up of Public Addressing system (PA) equipment, for different kinds of events and meetings;
  • Responsible for distribution and return of CITS equipment with Inventory Management functions, such as receipt, inspection, issue, return-to-stock, write-off, shipments and stock checks;
  • Perform for maintenance and operation of the WAN in terms of monitoring, tracking, and logging events to provide input for the network engineers;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering.

36 Months
  • 3-4 years experience operating Audio & Video Conferencing equipment;
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
  • Good technical knowledge of Audio & Video Conferencing and associated equipment;
  • Basic knowledge of satellite communications and Cisco router configurations;
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word); other IT applications and office technology equipment.

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 25 May 2021