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Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/13/FT17
Title: Information Management Officer
Grade: P2
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two years
Date: 20 March 2013
Application Deadline: 22 June 2013 Vacancy Filled
Organization unit: AI/TIN Technology and Innovation (AI/TIN)
Field and Remote Support Division
Duty station:  Nairobi Kenya
The Technology and Innovation Department (TIN) ensures that information technology is a strategic enabler of the vision of Getting to Zero, and contributes to the transition from managing a disease to ending an epidemic. TIN makes possible new ways of collaboration, facilitates greater sharing of knowledge and provides new tools to reach out and communicate - with unprecedented reach and speed - with our key stakeholders and constituencies. To play this important role, the department is an agent of change, contributing to making UNAIDS work fast, smart and efficiently.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:
Reporting to the Chief, Field and Remote Support Division, Information Management Officer manages and maintains applications and databases across UNAIDS and develops/refines Intranet systems, which improves the performance of individual staff and teams. The incumbent also analyses and monitor the environment of the different applications and their use across UNAIDS diagnose and resolve application-related issues.

Specifically the Information Management Officer will:
- Determine, document and track, in collaboration with the Information Management Division, the cause of reported problems in production systems
- Troubleshoot and provide robust solutions to technical problems on UNAIDS systems and assist UNAIDS staff members in the use of UNAIDS applications.
- Perform technical operations of the UNAIDS internal website in collaboration with colleagues in the Department and specifically with the Information Management Division and ensuring reliable performance in conformity with user needs and expectations
- Assist in the development of supplementary software applications, scripts and templates for the UNAIDS websites (intranet/internal and or extranet) in line with UNAIDS technical standards.
- Draft training and testing protocols to ensure smooth deployment of patches and upgrades and prepare technical documentation for undocumented legacy systems
- Perform routine maintenance and monitoring of the underlying technologies including, SQL databases (MS SQL and MySQL), Drupal, IIS (including implementation of monitoring tools) as well as the management of database backup and restore
- Collaborate with the Global Service Desk on issues relating to application features (known errors, bugs, fixes, etc.) and liaise with other relevant colleagues in the Information Management Division concerning enhancements and error-fixing
- Perform other related duties or assignments as assigned by the Chief Global Field and Remote Support Division and participate in on-call rotation.
A first university degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field is essential. Or relevant technical education in the above mentioned field of IT complimented by relevant experience.
UNAIDS Values:
1. Commitment to the AIDS response
2. Integrity
3. Respect for diversity

Core competencies:
1. Working in teams
2. Communicating with impact
3. Applying expertise
4. Delivering results
5. Driving change and innovation
6. Being accountable

Managerial competencies:
1. Managing performance and resources
2. Exercising sound judgement
3. Building relationships and networks
At least 1-2 years of experience in the development of web based information systems
Experience in MySQL or SQL server, PHP, HTML, CSS, XML, IIS server or apache, JavaScript, ASP, Drupal.
Experience in Software development life cycle process.
Essential: Advanced level of English.
Desirable: Good working knowledge of French or another UN official language.
Additional Information:
Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
46,730 US$ at single rate
49,821 US$ with primary dependants

Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.

Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information.

Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at: https://erecruit.unaids.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
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