Closing date: Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Posting Title: INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER, P3

Job Code Title: INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER

Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi

Duty Station: NAIROBI; NAIROBI;
Posting Period: 19 August 2019 - 02 October 2019

Job Opening Number: 19-Information Management Systems-UNON-121051-R-Nairobi (R)

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organisational Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. UNON supports programme implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) globally, as well as other regional UN offices in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information services (www.unon.org). This position is located in the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Division of Administrative Services (DAS), Information and Communication Technology Service (ICTS), Infrastructure and Conference Support (ICS), Infrastructure Management (IMS).

Under the general supervision of the Chief, Infrastructure and Conference Support (ICS) and the direct supervision of the Chief, Infrastructure Management (IMS), the Information Systems Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

Responsibilities

Manage the back-office Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure that supports the UNON Data Centre and the UNON telecommunication infrastructure, specifically supporting the local area network, metropolitan, wide area and telephone networks, catering for the business needs of UNON Divisions and for its client Organizations.

Develop requirements for procuring goods and services, oversee technical evaluation of proposals received and manage contracted service.

Establish, supervise and coordinate the work programme of the team he/she supervises; lead and direct a team of systems integrators, network administrators and telecommunication specialists; supervise and evaluate staff; participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff and oversee the development of the team’s specific training programmes.

Manage projects involving feasibility studies, systems analysis, design, development and implementation of new, moderately complex systems, and/or, participates as a member of a project team with responsibility for major components of the more complex systems.

Develop detailed system and other functional specifications and user documentation for major systems.