Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in Communications and Information Technology section of the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
The CHIEF, FIELD TECHNOLOGY will be based in Islamabad, Pakistan and reports to the Chief of Mission Support. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Chief Field Technology will be responsible for the following duties (These duties are generic, and may not be performed by all Field Technology Chiefs) :
ability to produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others; ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations.
remains calm in stressful situations.
Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Takes personal responsibility for his / her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Managerial Competencies :
demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.
Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; Appraises performance fairly. Education High school diploma or equivalent.
Certification / diploma from other supplemental academic, technical, or training qualifications in the Information Systems or Telecommunications industry is desirable.
Work Experience A minimum of twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of Information Systems, Telecommunications or related areas is required.
The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to seven (07) years for those with a first level university degree. Four (4) years experience of management at the international level is required.
Four (4) years' experience in an international organization, nongovernmental organization, or military or police organization in a volatile, conflict or post-
Working knowledge of French is desirable; knowledge of another UN official language is desirable. Assessment Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.
Special Notice The United Nation Secretariat maintains rosters of qualified and available candidates to fill anticipated job openings in peacekeeping operations, special political missions, and other field operations.
The purpose of this job opening is to generate a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in the roster of FS7 Chief, Field Technology.
all applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application (whether successful or unsuccessful) within 14 days of the conclusion of the process.
Successful candidates will be placed on the roster and subsequently will be invited to apply for field mission vacancies open only to roster members.
Roster membership does not guarantee selection. 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.
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