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National Consultancy: IT Specialist within the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DD&R)
    • Political Affairs
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-09

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UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, is looking for an individual to provide IT assistance to Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (social welfare department) in managing the new MIS for the national CT programme for pregnant women and children. If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, opportunity. 

UNICEF began providing assistance to Cambodia in 1952 and has been working since then to improve the wellbeing of Cambodian children. UNICEF established its first country office in 1973 in the capital of Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at

How can you make a difference?

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide IT assistance to MoSVY (social welfare department) in managing the new MIS for the national CT programme for pregnant women and children.

Work Assignments/TOR:  

Phase II (Implementation state of the MIS): December 2019 - October 2020

  • Support MoSVY team to with maintaining, and improving the MIS system
  • Communicate challenges regarding complex IT systems to the MoSVY team outside of IT
  • Provide user IT trainings in Khmer to the MoSVY and P-DoSVY MIS staff
  • Check and ensure backup rotation is operational including but not limited to Firewall, Switches, Linux Servers, VMWare ESXi instances
  • Monitor Internet connections to/from hosting environment
  • Monitor for upgrades to software or hardware systems and suggest upgrade paths or improvements
  • Ensure hosting environment is kept maintained to a high standard; including but not limited to UPS monitoring, Air-conditioning systems maintenance, electricity supply is stable, physical security is checked
  • Liaise with other team members to assist with technical solutions
  • Train and assist other team members to build IT capacity
  • Analise and assess IT monitoring software, and disseminate the results to management

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Qualifications and Experience

  • Academic qualification at University level in business & IT, digital systems or other relevant subjects
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in DevOPS, PHP, React and Javascript
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience working with systems design and/or systems management

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proven ability to manage development environment and production systems
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of operational systems, applications, you designed and/or contribute code
  • Proven experience on complex database structures and IT infrastructure (IPv4 networks and subnets, Routing, Firewalls, Switch networks, Virtual machines, Hypervisors)
  • Solid knowledge about virtualization technologies

Competencies of Successful Candidate

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results
  • Applying technical expertise


        Fluency in spoken and written Khmer and English

To view detail Terms of Reference for this assignment, please click here Download File TOR MIS IT Specialist_19 Sept 19.pdf

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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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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