IT Operations Associate SC6 at World Food Programme


WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. Present in nearly 80 countries, the organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas. We manage an operating budget of approximately $5.9 billion each year, distributing 12.6 billion rations to those most in need. We reach an average of 80 million people with food assistance in around 80 countries each year. The World Food Programme office in Johannesburg is a Regional Office coordinating and supporting the delivery of humanitarian assistance and providing technical support to 12 Southern Africa countries including, Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For more on WFP and what we do, please go to http://www.wfp.org/videos/zero-hunger

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

At this level job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis. Job holders are expected to manage resources and coach and coordinate a team of support staff.

JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate and guide Information Technology maintenance and support activities to enable the effective delivery of IT services.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Carry out system and hardware maintenance tasks, such as running specialized network monitoring and system protection, to ensure technology is running effectively.
  2. Monitor technology reliability, identify user needs, analyze data and produce accurate reports in order to recommend IT solutions to support informative decision-making.
  3. Resolve queries independently, escalating if required, to ensure that standard IT questions are answered and accurate information is provided to staff.
  4. Provide standard technical training to end users of commonly used technology and systems, in order to assist WFP staff in conducting their work.
  5. Provide guidance and training to colleagues in the delivery of IT support services to support the capability building of staff.
  6. Support the co-ordination of new application implementation in order to provide WFP staff with the tools they need to perform effectively.
  7. Draft standard material such as end-user and technical documentation to ensure staff have access to required information about IT services and products.
  8. Implement improvements to methods and processes within the IT division in order to support the continuous improvement of IT services provided.
  9. Coordinate installation and maintenance of telecommunications systems and equipment, to ensure optimal services in compliance with standard operations procedures.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in Information Technology.

Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in Information Technology.

Language: Fluency in oral and written English and Portuguese.

CONTRACTUAL INFORMATION

  • This is a 12 month renewable contract
  • Minimum monthly salary range: USD3542
  • Benefits: Annual Leave & Medical Insurance

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

This Vacancy Announcement will close on Sunday, 31 July 2022, 11:59pm Angolan Time

This position is only open to Angolan Citizens and Permanent Residents of Angola.

Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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Career Opportunities: IT Operations Associate SC6 (12 month contract), Luanda Angola (169362) (successfactors.eu)