IT Specialist - Tenders Global

IT Specialist

United Nations Office for Project Services

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Under the overall management of the IT Manager, the IT Officer is responsible for the development and maintenance of the core information systems used by the Stop TB Partnership, the Order Management System (OMS) and Grant Management System (GMS) in addition to other systems that may require attention. In the discharge of duties, the IT Officer works to maintain and enhance the core information systems of the Stop TB Partnership, creating new functionality as needed, and ensuring that the systems function properly and continue to meet the needs of the users.
Front-end interface development:
  • The IT Officer will be primarily responsible for migrating the front-end of the core information systems from Classic ASP to ASP.NET using the Web Pages programming model and the Razor syntax.
  • In line with the UNOPS recommended policy the IT Officer will create GitHub code repositories for each system and ensure proper management of the new front-end code in each repository.
  • The IT Officer will be responsible for creating and maintaining detailed system documentation with respect to all code written for each core system to ensure clarity of function and ease of maintenance.
Business requirements management:
  • The IT Officer will liaise with staff from the business units to gather functional requirements for the core systems prior to updating any existing functionality or implementing any new functionality.
  • The IT Officer will review the requirements and attend any additional meetings with the staff from the business units that may be required to ensure clear understanding of their needs and correct implementation of any changes or new functionality in the systems.
  • The IT Officer will liaise with UNOPS HQ IT staff as needed to ensure alignment with the global UNOPS IT policies and recommendations.
Implementation of change management practices:
  • The IT Officer will be responsible for implementing change management processes in line with current best practice and UNOPS policies. 
  • The IT Officer will create and maintain change logs for the core information systems.
  • The IT Officer will conduct risk and impact assessments for any major change planned for the core information systems.
Education:
  • Master’s degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related area combined with 5 years of relevant experience is required.
  • A First level University degree (Bachelor’s Degree) preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related area combined with 7 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a Masters degree.
Experience:
  • Relevant experience is defined as experience in the field of web application development.
  • At least 2 years experience in developing web-based applications using ASP.NET is required.
  • Experience porting code from classic ASP to ASP.NET Web Pages & Razor will be considered a significant advantage.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 and G-Suite would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL server would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Salesforce would be considered an asset.
Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in English (speaking, writing, and reading) is required

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