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ICT Associate (Service Delivery)

Geneva (Switzerland)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Administrative support
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2018-02-01

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This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants. Interested staff members should consult the relevant paragraphs of the PPAL for further information on procedures and eligibility. ICT Associate (Service Delivery)


Under the administrative and functional  supervision of  the Senior Regional Service Delivery Manager (HQ+EU) and in technical collaboration with the DIST ICT Operations Service and the Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, the incumbent of the position will play the following roles:
- Ensuring the delivery of a high-quality customer service to UNHCR staff and affiliates.
- Assisting in monitoring the overall performance of the ICT infrastructure in the office and ensuring the service level information is obtained from the managed service providers and UNHCR business groups to provide a comprehensive Service Level report.
- Monitoring and reporting of service provision against SLAs, when applicable
- Liaising directly with own Service Delivery Team, and other support groups and third party suppliers on a daily basis. Liaising directly with end users to clarify, analyse and resolve reported issues.


- Assistance is provided for effective ICT Service Delivery and support in the assigned areas of responsibility.

- Adhere to Service Management processes, policies, SLAs and standards.
- Assist in the management of a comprehensive process through which appropriate service performance and end-customer satisfaction metrics are tracked.
- Assist in the production of service levels metrics for infrastructure services.
- Assist in track service level information provided by external vendors.
- Support DIST ICT Operations and the Infrastructure Managed Services Providers in the resolution of incidents and problems and in the implementation of Service Requests.
- Follow established monitoring processes to identify issues or problems with the infrastructure and report them to the Senior Regional Service Delivery Manager (HQ+EU).
- Manage and resolve issues and disputes wherever possible, using the appropriate escalation processes where necessary.
- Deliver agreed and jointly owned service improvement plans under the supervision of the SRSDM
- Build effective relationships with Service Management colleagues, 1st 2nd and 3rd level support to ensure the provision of an effective incident resolution service.
- Build effective relationships with the Vendor Management team.
- Work with external providers to ensure prompt receipt and accuracy of service level information.
- Develop and maintain knowledge of the Service Management Tool.
- Maintain current knowledge of key infrastructure through liaison and discussion with operations colleagues and/or service providers
- Undertake other tasks or assignments or missions within his / her area of competence as directed by Senior Regional Service Delivery Manager (HQ+EU).

- Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents / problems.
- Escalate issues to supervisor if incident / problem cannot be resolved with scope of responsibility.

- Completion of secondary education with a post-secondary/certification or its equivalent in a technical or professional institution with course work or training in Information Technology.
- Minimum 6 years of relevant working experience in ICT infrastructure support.
- Experience of service delivery for ICT infrastructure in a multi-national, multi-cultural environment.
- Experience working with and overseeing outsourced service providers.
- Experience analysing and reporting on performance of ICT services.
- Ability to work across teams to ensure the resolution of incidents and problems. 
- Ability to remain customer focused even while working under stressful conditions.
- Ability to provide high quality service delivery in a demanding operational environment that often has short deadlines.
- Experience using monitoring tools to assess the performance of ICT Infrastructure.
- Knowledge of ITIL Service Management process and procedures.
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English.

- Experience of implementing ITIL processes.
- Typical office ICT infrastructure support (desktop productivity software. etc.).
- Supporting and using network and desktop management tools.
- Certification at ITIL V3 Foundation level.
- Working knowledge of another language, preferably French. C001L2 - Accountability Level 2
C002L2 - Teamwork & Collaboration Level 2
C003L2 - Communication Level 2
C004L2 - Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 2
C005L2 - Client & Result Orientation Level 2
C006L2 - Organizational Awareness Level 2
X001L2 - Analytical Thinking Level 2
X003L2 - Technological Awareness Level 2
X009L2 - Change Capability and Adaptability Level 2
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Closing date for submissions or applications is 1 February 2018 

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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