UNDP Webmaster/Lotus Notes Developer Job Vacancy in Nigeria  2012


In view of the award of project to design and deploy databank management system at Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) at their premises at 11, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Aso-Villa,
Abuja by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and to be implemented by the ITS Abuja Team, there is a need for the commencement of implementation activities for the project titled GLOT29ING, hence positions to be filled for the successful coordination and implementation of project deliverables at specified timeline and knowledge would be transferred to BPP’s appointed ICT Unit before closure of project.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT Infrastructure Projects Coordinator (IIPC), the WebMaster/Lotus Notes Developer (WLND) provides ICT services, implements ICT management systems and strategies, provides daily technical support to users of information management tools and technology infrastructure. The WLND promotes a client-oriented approach.

The WLND works in close collaboration with the Front Office, Management Support and Business Development, Programme and Operations teams at BPP and UNODC HQ staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues.

Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships
Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks

Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies
Effective development of administrative and substantive applications
Support to database administration
Provision of web management services
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the BPP technology environment.
Participation in development and implementation of ICT annual plan and Standard Operating Procedures in ICT services.
Provision of support to the use of administrative applications and functionality for improved business results and improved client services.
Liaise with ITS Vienna to ensure resolution of web-application-related software
Work in collaboration with Quality Assurance Team in Vienna to ensure quality contents and products for websites and brochures

2. Ensures effective development and provides web management services, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Maintain notes based workflow and other applications on BPP’s website
Interface notes applications with each other and with other non-notes databases
Design internet and intranet web portal in domino environment
Support to the maintenance of the BPP website and Intranet.
Trouble-shooting and monitoring of website for CONIG upon request and preparation of bills for cost recovery for the
service provided.
Design and develop web-based interfaces using core web services and tools, e.g. SOAP, ASP, Lotus Script, JavaScript, .Net, DHTML.
Translate manual processes and procedures to automated processes

3. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Identification and promotion of different systems and applications for optimal content management, knowledge management and sharing, information provision.
Participation in the organization of training for the BPP staff on application/product functionalities and the efficient use of databases.
Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in ICT.
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Required Skills and Experience
6 years of relevant hands-on technical experience in website design, administration and management. Good knowledge of web-related development, application and presentation using Joomla and Dreamweaver technologies is essential. An advanced SQL skills, web presentation of layer skills (e.g. ColdFusion, PHP), system analysis and usage of current development tools, e.g. Dot net framework and IIS architecture is a great asset.

Secondary education, first University Degree in Computer Science desirable, but not a requirement. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) required. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.

Interested Candidates should apply online through the website by clicking on the Apply now button. The system will prompt you to upload a CV on the next page.
Please note that instead of a CV you’re required to download the UNDP Personnel History Form (P11) from the following link http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc Complete it and upload when prompted.

Applications without a fully completed P11 form will not be considered. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.

The system will only allow for one attachment.

The UN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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