Re-advert – ICT Officer


Re-advertisement – ICT Officer
Job categories: IT
Vacancy code: VA/2018/B5311/15908
Department/office: AFR, KEOH, Somalia
Duty station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract type: Local ICA Specialist
Contract level: LICA Specialist-8
Duration: 1 year renewable subject to performance and the availability of funds
Application period: 27-Jun-2018 to 11-Jul-2018
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.
Background Information – Job-specific
Under the overall guidance of the Operations Manager, the ICT Officer is responsible for the information technology related services and functions to support UNOPS Somalia in managing its operations. The ICT Officer promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations.
The ICT Officer may supervise personnel of the ICT Unit. He/she works in close collaboration with teams in the Country Office or Hub Office and UNOPS HQ staff ensuring successful performance in ICT management.
This position is open to Somali nationals only.
Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types.
Functional Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions  ICT Management Applications Network…
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Information Management or Comp…
A minimum of 2 years working experience in ICT management is required. Exper…
Fluency in written and spoken  English language is required;
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc…
Additional Considerations
Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications …
Contract type, level and duration
Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement
Contract level: LICA 8
Contract duration: One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
Background Information – UNOPS
UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.
Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.
With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.
A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners’ needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.
East Africa Hub
Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the East Africa Hub manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The East Africa sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in South Sudan and a portfolio of engagements managed by the Kenya based East Africa Hub office. This includes primarily transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Somalia, Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya and several island states.
Somalia Office
The UNOPS Somalia Office presently manages a significant portfolio of projects in Somalia and has its direct representational and oversight functions in Somalia, while maintaining a technical and administrative support capacity at the hub level in Nairobi. UNOPS works with multiple partners including the Governments of Somalia, bilateral and multilateral donors, and United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes.


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