UN ICT Clerk Job Opportunities – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      ICT Clerk
Organization: United Nations Population Fund
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Analyst, Social Change and
Grade: GS4
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN
agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is
safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the
possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives.
Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying
from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are
smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever
Job Summary:   The ICT Clerk assists in the implementation
of ICT policies and standards, provides ICT and administrative support services
and daily technical support to end users. You will support the management of
the organisation’s resources, assisting in implementing ICT standards, policies
and procedures through managing applications, data, information and workflows.
You will provide ICT and administrative support services and daily technical
support to country office (CO) and field staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Supporting the implementation of ICT management
systems and strategies; complying with corporate information technology
standards for the CO, supporting the use of Enterprise Resource Planning
systems for improved business results and improved client services;
Ensure that Back-up procedures are followed and
all data is safe. Both Online and Offline back-ups should be well and
maintained. This includes back-up on Cloud and local storage.
Management of the Local Area Network and related
infrastructure consisting of the Access Control, CCTV system,  intrusion system, firewalls, telephone and
printing management system in line with UN/UNFPA policies, standards and
Work with IT services provider(s)/ vendors to
ensure the LAN is properly maintained and good practices of the UNFPA Policy
are followed.
Work with IT services providers to proactively
advise on the regular maintenance and possible improvement of ICT services.
Maintenance of up-to-date ICT inventory device
and software allocation list all relevant documentation.
Provide timely IT support user support to all
staff at the country office field locations.
Maintain and up-to-date IT risk register and
work with IT focal person to develop and mitigation plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations Population
Fund (UNFPA) ICT Clerk job opportunity should have completed Secondary Level
Education. University Degree in Computer Science desirable.
At least four years’ experience Networking
(Switching, Routing, Firewalls), IP telephony, and other network-based systems
Experience Windows Desktop and Server
Experience in basic skills and knowledge IT
infrastructure maintenance such as cabling, trunking, port repair
Experience in data security and protection
through maintenance of Anti-Virus, Backup, User privilege management etc.
Basic skills and knowledge in Database
management systems e.g. MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL  etc
Basic experience in Webserver management and
application hosting e.g: Apache
Skills and knowledge in Linux administration is
a desirable.
Languages: Fluency in English;
knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is
Exemplifying integrity
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN
Embracing diversity in all its forms
Embracing change
Core Competencies:
Achieving Results 
Being Accountable
Developing and Applying Professional
Expertise/Business Acumen
Thinking analytically and Strategically
Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our
Communicating for Impact
Functional Competencies:
Managing the organization’s resources
Developing ICT standards and applications
Managing data, information and work flow
N.B: There is no application,
processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not
solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not
discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged
to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after
reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 8th March 2020
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