ICT Associate

UNOPS , Spain

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
3rd November, 2019

Job Description

Background Information - Job-specific

The Office of Information and Communication Technology (OICT) is responsible for the delivery of technology solutions that satisfy the requirements of the UN Secreteriat and the Department of Operations Support supported entities globally. OICT has implemented a range of systems to address the principal requirements of peacekeeping operations and to support and enhance the processes UN undertakes.

UNOPS has been requested to assist in the implementation of this activity

The ICT Associate – Solution Design plays lead developer role by providing technical guidance through his technical skills and experience. His contribution helps in support of making UN peace operations more effective and efficient; and creates synergies that emphasise on enhanced operational performance, impact and capacities through the introduction of thoughtful solutions to UN peacekeeping and field missions.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in the United Nations Secretariat. The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • Secondary education is required;
  • A university degree in information technology, computer science, information systems, telecommunications, mathematics, statistics or related field is highly desirable;



  • A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience in design, development and implementation of enterprise-level IT solutions;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in Linux System administration and/or architecture;
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in database design and administration;
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in System Analysis of complex IT systems;


  • ITIL Foundation
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation

Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is highly desirable.


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