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ICT Specialist/ Business Intelligence, Kinshasa, Congo

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  1. Yo Yo

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    Closing Date: Sunday, 29 April 2012

    Location : Kinshasa, CONGO, DEM. REPUBLIC Application Deadline : 29-Apr-12 Additional Category Management Type of Contract : FTA International Post Level : P-3 Languages Required : French Starting Date :
    (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Jun-2012
    Duration of Initial Contract : 1 year

    At the end of the implementation of the country programme's action plan for the 2008-2012 period and as a new electoral cycle begins, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) needs to obtain the internal computer tools that will help the authorities with decision-making and improve internal communication within the Country Office.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under direct supervision by the DCDO, the database and web applications designer and developer will be responsible for creating, developing and deploying databases for the UNDP Office in the DRC.

    As such, he/she shall do the following:

    Business Intelligence

    • Collaborating with end users to identify needs and opportunities for improved data management and delivery;
    • Overseeing the ongoing development and operations of an operational data store and enterprise data warehouse;
    • Improving and streamlining processes regarding data flow and data quality to improve data accuracy, viability and value;
    • Overseeing the ongoing development and operations of a business intelligence architecture that enables fact-based decision making and ad hoc analysis and insight generation.
    Application development

    • Overseeing and directing software application implementation includes designing implementation and upgrade schedules, allocating and scheduling staff, overseeing budgets and ensuring work does not disrupt day-to-day business activities;
    • Reviewing existing country operating systems and compare these systems to industry standards. Build new applications that meet office needs.
    GIS ( based on management demand)

    • Collection of geographical information for UNDP or projects;
    • Storage of geographical information;
    • Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data storage;
    • Developing the tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems.

    1. Support the knowledge management unit for Teamwork's platform and survey's data analysis;
    2. Implement a new version of SharePoint that meets the office's new challenge and new organizational structure;
    3. Ensure that the UNDP's DRC website is updated daily and develop new functions to contribute to the website's sustainability and activities;
    4. Train new categories of staff to use the various tools.
    Building Strategic Partnerships Identifying and building partnerships

    • Effectively networks with partners seizing opportunities to build strategic alliances relevant to UNDP's mandate and strategic agenda
    Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
    Developing tools and mechanisms

    • Makes the case for innovative ideas documenting successes and building them into the design of new approaches;
    • Identifies new approaches and strategies that promote the use of tools and mechanisms.
    Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
    In-depth knowledge of the Subject-matter

    • Understands more advanced aspects of primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of related disciplines;
    • Serves as internal consultant in the area of expertise and shares knowledge with staff;
    • Continues to seeks new and improved methods and systems for accomplishing the work of the unit;
    • Keeps abreast of new developments in area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop him/herself professionally;
    • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments.
    Promoting Organizational Change and Development
    Assisting the individuals to cope with change

    • Develops communications and programmes to assist business units in their adaptation to changing environment;
    • Performs appropriate work analysis and assists in redesign to establish clear standards for implementation.
    Design and Implementation of Management Systems
    Designing and implementing management system

    • Carries out research into existing systems to identify best practice and make recommendations to management on applicability to UNDP;
    • Conducts system assessment to improve development of systems design and operation;
    • Client Orientation;
    • Anticipates client needs;
    • Works towards creating an enabling environment for a smooth relationship between the clients and service provider;
    • Demonstrates understanding of client's perspective.
    Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
    Input to the development of standards and policies

    • Provides inputs to the development of organizational standards for accountability and results-based management

    Core Competencies:

    • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity;
    • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
    • Self-development, initiative-taking;
    • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work;
    • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
    • Creating synergies through self-control;
    • Managing conflict;
    • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
    • Informed and transparent decision making.
    Required Skills and Experience
    • Master's degree in Information systems, Information Management or Bachelors with seven years of experience in,Computer Science or related discipline. Cisco Certified Network Engineer (CCNE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.
    • Certification in Business intelligence desired;
    • Knowledge of ITIL is considered an asset.

    • Minimum five years professional experience or Bachelors with seven years of experience in a similar position;
    • Good knowledge of information systems design and modelling;
    • Perfect knowledge and experience in designing databases and developing web applications;
    • Perfect knowledge of ASP.NET;
    • Good knowledge in Arcgis and GIS;
    • Good knowledge in C#;
    • Perfect knowledge of SGBDR SQL Server 2008;
    • Perfect knowledge of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript of common web development software, such as DreamWeaver, Visual Studio, Flash, etc. ;
    • Knowledge of other programming languages is considered an asset.
    Language qualifications:

    • Perfect knowledge of spoken and written French is required. Good knowledge of English is considered an asset.
    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


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