Information Systems Officer, P3
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Information Systems Officer, P3  

U.N.Economic Commission for Europe  

岗位领域:行政人力  工作性质:长期工作  

学历要求:本科及以上  岗位职级:P3  

工作地点:Geneva  截止日期:14 July , 2019  

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=116808&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting       

This extra budgetary position is located in the Transports  Internationaux Routiers (TIR) secretariat of the United Nations  Economic Commission for Europe, Sustainable Transport Division. Since  1999, the TIR secretariat has been servicing the TIR Executive Board  (TIRExB) – an intergovernmental body established by the Contracting  Parties to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of  Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention, 1975) to supervise  the application of this Convention at national and international  level. The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of Section.

Responsibilities       

Under the supervision of the Chief of Section,


1.Develops new modules for the International TIR Data Bank (ITDB) and  monitors their use to ensure value-added services to clients.

2.Maintains ITDB.

3.Participates on the ongoing project on computerization of the TIR  procedure (eTIR); contributes to the work of the Informal Ad Hoc  Expert Group on Conceptual and Technical Aspects of the  Computerization of the TIR procedure (GE.1).

4.Carries out research, analyses and evaluates new technologies in  test environments and makes recommendations for their deployment  during the eTIR project as well as for the operational IT services.

5.Supervises the integrity and quality of data in the ITDB and take  corrective actions, as required.

6.Liaises with the UNECE Information System Unit and other ICT  Services as required with a view to better integrating the TIR  secretariat IT products.

7.Develops cost proposals for contractual services in his/her  technical field, oversees the technical evaluation of proposals  received and manages the contract service.

8.Participates in intergovernmental meetings as well as capacity  building workshops and seminars.

9.Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies       

Professionalism: Knowledge of information technology/information  management, particularly in systems analysis, database design and  programming. Knowledge of several high level programming languages and  significant exposure to and demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of  programming and analysis. Knowledge of interactive systems; Good  knowledge of organization's information infrastructure and IT strategy  as it relates to user area(s). Shows pride in work and in  achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of  subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments,  observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by  professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when  faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful  situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives  and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.



Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent  with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and  assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate  amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and  allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and  actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.



Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology;  understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of  the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks;  shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education       

An advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in computer  science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related  fields is required. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or  equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional  years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the  advanced university degree.

Work Experience       

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in  planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of  computer information systems or related area. Experience with Java is  desirable. Experience with SQL relational databases is highly  desirable. At least three years’ hands- on technical experience on  five or more of the following technologies is desirable: HTML, CSS,  JavaScript, Java, Hibernate, Spring, Grails, Groovy. Working  experience at the international level would be desirable. Experience  with TIR Convention, 1975, in particular International TIR Data Bank  (ITDB) and its online applications would be desirable.

Languages       

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations  Secretariat. For the position advertized, fluency in English is  required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN  language would be an asset.

Assessment       

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise  which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice       

Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate  and/or the availability of the funds.


Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General  and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are  expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in  accordance with established rules and procedures.


The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender  balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to  apply for this position.