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ICT Specialist

Gambela (ETH)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Gambela (ETH)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-26

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Eligibility criteria

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

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Director NEBE or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV ICT Specialist will:

  • Provide advice to NEBE Regional Offices on all ICT issues related to elections.
  • Work closely with the Regional Director to establish data collection/analysis, reporting and management information systems.
  • Integrate, document and compile the regional reports sent by Regional Directors to NEBE HQ;
  • Provide support to keep interlinked software between Regions and HQ up-to-date.
  • Provide technological backstopping and support on the regular reporting process of NEBE Regional Offices.
  • Help to establish digitize record, work closely with Joint Election Operation Centres (JEOCs) in developing maps and collecting data of election violence related issues.
  • Conduct ICT training for the Election Officials in the regions.
  • Provide ICT support for meetings, workshop and seminars organized by NEBE Regional Offices.
  • Provide support to ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the NEBE Regional Office.
  • Perform other related duties as required
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • University degree in ICT, IT and other related fields with relevant field working experience in provision of ICT services
Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:
  • At least 2 years’ experience in ICT involving professional organziations.
  • Ability to work and act under pressure in a politically sensitive environment with comfort.
  • Excellent oral and written skills of the region are mandatory.
  • 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 Database software, 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 democratic governance volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Database design, administration and maintenance, Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Other information and telecommunications technology experience Area of expertise details:
  • At least 2 years’ experience in ICT involving professional organziations.
  • Fluency in spoken and written regional language is required;
  • Working knowledge of other languages in the region is an advantage;
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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: 26 February 2020

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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