Vacancy AnnouncementIT Project Support Officer, Grade 14,
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Vacancy Announcement Number 20-AR-AM-30Deadline for Applications 16 September 2020Type of ContractDurationFixed-Term Appointment
3 years including 1 year probation period, with thepossibility of further extension, subject to the availability
of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing needDepartment Information Management and TechnologyUNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under thecurrent UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualifiedapplicants from under-represented groups (based on, for example, gender, disabilities).
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working
across five areas of operation, is looking for highly committed professionals wishing to make achange.IMTD’s strategic objectivesThe Information Management and Technology Department (IMTD) is a strategic enabler ofUNRWA’s programmes in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and Gaza. With over 30,000 staffmembers serving over 5 million Palestine refugees, the Agency’s programmes deliver directservices to the refugees in the areas of education, health, relief and social service, infrastructure
and camp improvement, and microfinance services. IMTD seeks to provide world-class
Information Management and Technology (IMT) services to UNRWA beneficiaries through secure,innovative, impactful, efficient and cost-effective solutions.
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The main responsibilities include:• Establishing and managing online repositories of IT Project Management documents andsetting up project files. Including the use of established project management tools andprocedures to update all Project Management Office (PMO) document repositories;• Providing support and administrative services to the PMO, including but not limited to:compiling and distributing project related reports, preparing for meetings, checkingdocuments for accuracy and compliance, drafting communication material, collating requestedinformation in coordination with field offices, and responding to general Project Managementqueries. This entails the use of technology and electronic systems and tools to initiate work,sharing information with colleagues, clients, partners and external stakeholders;• Providing advice, guidance, and training where applicable to support adoption of ProjectManagement methods, software, procedures, processes and tools and adherence to policiesand standards as set out by the Head, Project Management Office; drafting guidance materialfor Project Management tools and processes;Information Management and Technology• Analyzing data and information to facilitate monitoring and evaluation of project activities toinstitutionalize and disseminate knowledge;• Supporting the review and improvement of Project Management documents as per theframeworks and guidance established by the Project Management Office (PMO);• Managing, configuring and administrating the Enterprise Project Management (EPM) softwaresolution (creating project sites, assigning licenses, and monitoring the progress); providingnecessary support on the governance of the EPM and training to project teams on the use ofthe system.To qualify for this position, you will need:Education A university degree from an accredited educational institution in computerscience or business administration with emphasis on computer-related studiesand/or information technology;Formal training in project management techniques.WorkexperienceFour years of relevant experience in designing, planning, and managingprojects;Three years of experience in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)project environment/context;Good level of knowledge in project management principles and methodologies,in addition to project scheduling and monitoring tools.Language(s) Very good command of written and spoken English and Arabic.Desirable qualifications• Project Management certification–PRINCE2 Foundation Certification or equivalent.• Certification in IT industry standards and/or best practices (i.e. ITIL etc.).EquivalencyWhen the minimum requirements are not fully met, the Director of Human Resources mayexceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academicqualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are notconsidered an acceptable combination.You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competenciesof Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default.• Applying Technical Expertise• Analyzing• Planning and Organizing• Following Instructions and Procedures• Learning and ResearchingFor guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYIConditions of service 919الراتب الاساسي
Monthly basic salary JD 919.80 plus special occupation allowance of 17.83% of the basicsalary. Other benefits include monthly Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paidby the Agency), compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependencyallowance (if applicable).How to applyApplicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile andcompleting UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.orgwill be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, onlyshort-listed applicants will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address indicated in yourPersonal History Profile is accurate.The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. TheUnited Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.General InformationThis vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. Only candidates residing inJordan with authorization to work in the duty station at the time of application areeligible to apply. The Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to supportor facilitate the issuance of work permit in Jordan, and without a valid work permit, theappointment may be rescinded.UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standardsof integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, andfor non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to upholdthese values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionallycommit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non- smoking workenvironment.The Agency will disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UNAgency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lowergrade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they havenot committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have notbeen involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rightslaw or international humanitarian law.Date of issue: 3 September 2020/ ESWho we areFor 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) has beenworking on the ground in five fields of operations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and theGaza Strip providing direct assistance and protection for some 5 million Palestine refugees in theMiddle East. UNRWA is mandated by the UN General Assembly to provide this assistance and itsmission is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development until thereis a just and lasting solution for their plight. UNRWA restores safety, dignity and hope to millionswho have been uprooted by conflict with services encompassing education, health care, reliefand social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergencyassistance.
For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
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