Org. Setting and Reporting The temporary job opening in the Language Technology Unit, Documentation Division, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM).
The incumbent reports to a Computational Linguist Officer. The incumbent reports to the Computational Linguist. Responsibilities Within limits of delegated authority, the Information Systems Assistant would perform the following duties :
Knowledge of relevant programming language(s) and the ability to use programming skills to develop information systems. Knowledge of system development workflow and document flow processes, the 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 and to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given.
In-depth understanding of security issues related to web-based applications; Knowledge of SQL to maintain and debug all server-
side SQL scripts (triggers, views, stored procedures); knowledge of JQuery, Ajax, TFS 2017, Visual Studio 2017, MS SQL Server Reporting Service, Entity Framework 6, Code First, MS Build, LLGBGEN, TypeScript, Seq, Octopus, Azure.
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, software development, technical writing of which four years of relevant experience in designing and developing web applications using ASP.
NET and C# is required. Experience in the following technologies : MVC, MS SQL Server, XML, WCF, ORM is required. Experience in .
knowledge of the other 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.
A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.
7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories.
For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST / AI / 2010 / 4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments.
term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation.
In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation.
This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-
effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST / AI / 2010 / 3, as amended, and ST / AI / 2010 / 4 / Rev.
1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his / her current position within six months of the end of his / her current service.
This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law.
Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and / or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
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Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.
United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.
Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.
The term sexual exploitation means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another.
The term sexual abuse means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.
The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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