ICT Officer (Project Management), P2, Operational Analysis and Technology Center (OATC), Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark

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This is a P-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 2 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be between 85,396 USD and 115,989 USD.

Salary for a P-2 contract in Copenhagen

The international rate of 57,661 USD, with an additional 48.1% at this the location, applies.

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,

The Project Officer reports to the Centre Chief. The Operational Analysis and Technology Centre (OATC) provides ICT services for Supply Division (SD) to support UNICEF global supply chain operations. The services portfolio includes systems analysis, business process analysis, material master data administration, specialized SAP customization, and infrastructure & customer support (helpdesk) services. ICT services are delivered via four units. They are Infrastructure & Operations, Business Process, Web Development and Systems Development.

How can you make a difference?

Based on the established policies, guidelines and service level agreements (SLAs), the purpose of the incumbent role is to carry out broad ICT project and planning functions and oversee the provision of new digital solutions and services and assist in the delivery of results. With guidance and support provided by the OATC Chief, and in close collaboration with the relevant stakeholders, the Project Manager manages the portfolio of projects creating integrated digital solutions to Supply Division (SD) strategies by both actively managing some projects and monitoring others have effective participation and outcomes in business requirements gathering, describing functional requirements and ensuring benefits realization. As such the Project Manager may be involved in multiple cross­ cutting projects simultaneously.

Key functions:

  1. Conduct business, functional and technical requirement analysis to translate business requirements into information technology integrated solutions, responding to Supply Division (SD) strategies.

  2. Undertake portfolio management activities to monitor and manage tasks, resource and timelines related to implementation projects, with a specific emphasis on status reporting and management of the overall project portfolio in OATC.

  3. Ensure that Project Managers deliver usable and comprehensive technical documentation of the implemented solutions in the portfolio.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Liaise, partner and communicate with all stakeholders while gathering business requirements and specifying functional requirements.
  • Help manage development of integrated technical solutions as per the Supply Division Business architecture, processes and information architecture.
  • Document technical and business-related aspects related to the integrated solutions, including preparing communications related to digital projects within Supply Division -emails, manuals, newsletters, flyers, best practices, FAQs.
  • Support the planning, organization and implementation of capacity building and knowledge management initiatives to enhance staff digital competencies in Supply Division.
  • Support opportunities to improve productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and foster innovation.
  • Stay abreast of digital trends, developments, and best practices through professional development - journals, training, certification.
  • Provide oversight of providers and third parties of project-related services and products in OATC.
  • Assist in the facilitation of project management methodologies trainings and support their adoption by staff, counterparts and implementing partners, as appropriate.

Impact of Results:

The ICT function supports UNICEF's mission and strategic plan by enabling programme and operational effectiveness and efficiency through innovation, partnerships and providing ICT solutions and services in a timely, secure and safe manner.

With regards to the performance of the incumbent, any failures of authorized projects not properly addressed or corrected will moderately impact to UNICEF Supply Division and/or the supply function.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education:

  • A university degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology management, business administration,

    project management or related social science field is required.

  • It is essential to be certified in at least one ICT project management methodology.

  • It is desirable to have additional certifications in the following ICT technical competencies: ICT Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Digital Data Science or Software Engineering.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in information technology project management and business operations in a large international organization and/or corporation is required.

  • Demonstrable experience in distribution, logistics or supply chain industries serving the public sector or UN is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF Core Competencies required for this post are...

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (Level 1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

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