Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Conference Management Service in Vienna. The incumbent reports to a Computational Linguist.
Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Information Systems Assistant will be responsible for the following duties :
and independently liaise with users to define and specify requirements.
perform ongoing reviews with users and developers and respond to user requests.
prepare standard terms of reference; process and follow-up on administrative actions and resolve issues related to project implementation, e.
g. organization of and participation in training, procurement of equipment and services, etc.
Knowledge of relevant programming language(s) and ability to use programming skills to develop information systems. Knowledge of system development workflow and document flow processes, ability to conduct research and gather information from a wide variety of standard and non-
standard sources. Ability to respond to changing requirements and assignments, ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.
remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology. Education High school diploma or equivalent.
Work Experience A minimum of seven years of experience in information systems analysis and programming, systems administration and maintenance, and / or software development is required.
Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required.
Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-
based interview. Special Notice
Non-local candidates will be considered only when no suitable candidate from the duty station is identified and will be subject to local recruitment.
A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.
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