Senior Systems Analyst (re-advertised), Grade 16/ LDC,
Vacancy Announcement Number
Deadline for Applications
13 April 2019
Fixed-Term Appointment for 3 years (applies to internal candidates on Fixed-Term contract only); including 1 year probation period, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need.
Limited Duration Contract for 1 year (applies to external candidates and internal candidates on LDC); renewable; Appointment subject to funding confirmation.
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for highly committed professionals wishing to make a change.
The Information Management Department (IMD) is a strategic enabler of UNRWA’s programmes in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and Gaza. With over 35,000 staff members serving over 5 million Palestine refugees, the Agency’s programmes deliver direct services to the refugees in the areas of education, health, relief and social service, infrastructure and camp improvement, and microfinance services. IMD is always at the forefront when it comes to introducing innovative business solutions that impact the
organization’s overall value chain even as it embarks towards a future ready state that is defined by the SMART Enterprise Strategic Framework.
Do you want to make a lasting difference?
If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible difference for one of the most vulnerable communities in the world, UNRWA would like to hear from you. In this role, you will be responsible to the Head, Core Applications Section.
The main responsibilities include:
Acting as a project manager or a senior technical analyst for the design, implementation, customization and maintenance of changes to existing or new Agency software applications;
Conducting studies and making written and oral presentations or proposals for new, or changes to existing systems and applications.
Collecting and documenting user requirements, detailed system and programme specifications;
Supervising or assisting in supervising the development and maintenance team staff members for the applications to which assigned, including developing project schedules, making assignments, providing guidance, reviewing and reporting the work of project staff;
Coordinating user and IMD activities with regard to installation and maintenance of systems;
Establishing and enforcing standards for controlling production and quality levels;
Preparing instruction manuals and other documentation for the systems and applications to which assigned;
Developing training plans for users of the applications to which assigned.
The incumbent may be required to travel in the Agency’s area of operations.
Conditions of service
Option One: Fixed Term Appointment, Grade 16
Monthly basic salary JD 1028.90 plus special occupation allowance of 50.82% of the basic salary. Other benefits include monthly Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency), compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable).
Option Two: Limited Duration Contract (LDC- Band G)
Monthly basic salary starting from JD 1440.40 depending on the professional knowledge and experience. Other benefits include compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave pro-rated to the duration of the contract where less than one year, and family allowance (if applicable).
To qualify for this position, you will need:
A university degree from an accredited educational institution in computer science, business administration with a major in or focus on information technology or other related discipline, and Formal training in systems development tools and techniques;
Six years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in the area of information systems applications development and implementation, including three years at a senior level leading systems development and implementation effort, one year of which must be in web applications development and implementation using ASP.Net and MS SQL Server; specific business experience might be required depending on the placement of the post and the functional area required;
Very good command of spoken and written English.
Who we are
For almost 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) has been working on the ground in five fields of operations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip providing direct assistance and protection for some 5 million Palestine refugees in the Middle East. UNRWA is mandated by the UN General Assembly to provide this assistance and its mission is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development until there is a just and lasting solution for their plight. UNRWA restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who have been uprooted by conflict with services encompassing education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance.
For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) from an accredited educational institution in computer science or business administration;
Experience in implementing ERP systems or implementing systems in conjunction with external consultants;
Experience of application design and development in web environments on Windows platform;
Experience/knowledge in the development of mobile applications.
You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:
Ability to plan and organize the assignments;
Excellent communication skills;
Information gathering skills;
Problem solving skills;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with user departments and work teams.
For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:
How to apply
Applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted via e-mail only. Please ensure that the e-mail address indicated in your Personal History Profile is accurate.
The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, testing, interviewing, etc). The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.
This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, preference will be given to local candidates already based in the duty station of the post.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who
fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non- smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
Date of issue: 31 March 2019/LAN
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