Power Platform Administrator and Developer, Home based,

Organization: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Country: Home-based

Closing date: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

This position falls under Information Services Section in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Under the guidance of Power Platform Team Lead, this candidate will be part of the Office 365 team. The candidate will responsible for setting up and managing the environments; implement security and DLP policies; and provide administration, monitoring, development and user support.

Deliver services and solutions using the Power Platform suite with Azure Integrations: Microsoft’s PowerApps, Power Automate, AI builder, SharePoint, Dynamics, Microsoft Teams, custom development, and data integrations.

Manage Environments, Configurations, Security, Integrations and Deployments

Maintain Dataverse

Create Custom components and connectors

Provide architecture designs, configurations, administration, and functional support to expand capabilities in Microsoft 365.

Identify new areas and business processes where O365 power platform can be leveraged and facilitate continual process improvement

Standardize and optimize the ways data is stored and retrieved

Create and maintain documentation for the environment and solutions

Provide daily production system support and user support

Support and cultivate the Power Platform user community

Develop and delivery of user training

Provide knowledge transfer to internal team members


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Advanced University degree in Computer Science or related field is required.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with additional 2 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced university degree.

Work Experience


Recent experience in managing Power Platform, Dynamics and Power Apps.

2+ years of experience as SharePoint site collection administrator and/or SharePoint administrator or equivalent experience

2+ years of business systems analysis and troubleshooting experience


Strong foundational knowledge of Office 365 platform including Microsoft Power Platform, Azure AD, and Azure logic apps and Exchange ecosystem

Strong .Net development experience with familiarity with C#, ASP.Net and front end technologies

Proficient in creating PowerShell scripts

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technologies, technical and business concepts to multiple audiences

Experience in administration and development of reports on Power BI


Fluent oral and written communication skills in English

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.

Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).

Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement holders (ICAs)

Contract level: IICA-1/LICA-9/ICSC-9 Contract duration: 6 months with the possibility of extensions (monthly basis) For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link: https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx

This is not a position in UNOPS. UNOPS is solely providing operational support to its partner UNOCHA for this recruitment process. The selected candidate will be a personnel member of UNOCA under its full responsibility and salaries and benefits will be decided by UNOCHA.

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.