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Re-advertisement: Asst Operations Data Mgt Off, NOA (Temporary Appointment)

Amman (Jordan)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Amman (Jordan)
  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-21

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This vacancy is open to Internal and External candidates.

UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Internal candidates are invited to apply through MSRP - Self-Service - Recruiting Activities - Careers.
External candidates are invited to apply through

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or interview. Assistant Operations Data Management Officer


Under the overall supervisor of the ODM Officer, the incumbent will act as lead Software Engineer coordinating and leading a team of developers responsible for building new and support existing websites; designing, developing and installing software solutions; the incumbent will manage development timeline and tasks estimation and prioritization with the ability to work across multiple facets of the project and curry on the software engineer tasks. This includes full collaboration in the whole software development lifecycle.


- Responsible for developing, maintaining, and cataloguing the MENA software documents (technical documentation).
- Manage, plan, schedule, and control software build through different stages and platforms including defects tracking, testing, and deploying software releases using Azure DevOps.
- Liaise with relevant staff on new reporting requirements and procedures as needed; conduct data collection audits to ensure that no unnecessary data collection occurs and to ensure that all necessary data is being captured; create and maintain databases that meet operational requirements.
- Assist in the management, maintenance, modifications, and technical support of systems used in the MENA
- Provide training to users on the various systems and tools used in the MENA region.
- Assist in the development of new applications and databases needed by the UNHCR Offices/Units in the region.
- Assist in management the use, maintenance and technical support of databases used in the MENA, including input and verifications; design and develop of standard reports and any request ad hoc reports.


- Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
- Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to manage a small team of developer(s)/tester(s)
- Knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps and Administration
- Experience/understanding with web programing technologies including but not limited to HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc.
- Ability to write, test and refine C# code, ASP.NET and SQL (Professional level). Temporary Appointment for 6 months 21 January 2021
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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