ICT Manager, (P-4), Fixed Term, Sana'a, Yemen
Based on the established policies, guidelines and service level agreements (SLAs), the purpose of the incumbent role is to exercise a large scope of ICT functional accountability and internally manage complex ICT systems and operations and externally enhance collaboration and capacity building; improve the delivery of results and knowledge management; build business relationships and foster innovation.
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, a chance
The ICT Manager reports to the Chief of Operations in large and complex office environment with a broad range of projects and several field/zone offices, with a technical reporting line to the Regional Chief of ICT.
Based on the established policies, guidelines and service level agreements (SLAs), the purpose of the incumbent role is to exercise a large scope of ICT functional accountability and internally manage complex ICT systems including software development and operations and externally enhance collaboration and capacity building; improve the delivery of results and knowledge management; build business relationships and foster innovation.
How can you make a difference?
Yemen Country Office is looking for a manager with innovative ideas who will support various projects within the office. The staff member will make a difference by:
1. Managing the ICT function and provide technical and operational support
2. Enhancing governance, collaboration, build relationships and capacity
3. Improving the delivery of results
4. Fostering innovation office-wide
For more details, press down the CTRL key and double-click on this document: Information Communication Technology (ICT) Manager Level 4.docx
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in computer science, software engineering, information technology management, business administration, or another relevant technical field.
- A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant professional experience in information technology management and business operations in a large international organization and/or corporation is required.
- Certifications in various in CISCO and MicroSoft programmes and/or proven experience in one of these several ICT technical competencies: ICT Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Security, ICT Audit and Risk Management, Telecommunications, Networks Information Security and Software Engineering and Programming.
- Experience in a UN organization or INGO is an asset.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English is required. Knowledge Arabic is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication (II), Working with People (II) and Drive for Results (II).
The functional competencies required for this post are:
- Analyzing (II);
- Applying Technical Expertise (III);
- Formulating Strategies and Concepts (II);
- Leading and Supervising (I);
- Planning and Organizing (II).
View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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.
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Please refer to our entitlements and benefits for female staff members: Female Entitlements Edited2.jpg; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQKmxUfgIAY
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
* Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
* The successful candidate for this emergency recruitment MUST be available to commence work within 31 days of receiving an offer.
* Please note that this is a non-family duty station.
* Employment is conditional upon receipt of medical clearance, any clearance required, the grant of a visa, and completion of any other pre-employment criteria that UNICEF may establish. Candidates may not be further considered or offer of employment may be withdrawn if these conditions are unlikely to be met before the date for commencement of service.