工作地点：Geneva 截止日期：14 July , 2019
Org. Setting and Reporting
This extra budgetary position is located in the Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR) secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Sustainable Transport Division. Since 1999, the TIR secretariat has been servicing the TIR Executive Board (TIRExB) – an intergovernmental body established by the Contracting Parties to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention, 1975) to supervise the application of this Convention at national and international level. The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of Section.
Under the supervision of the Chief of Section,
1.Develops new modules for the International TIR Data Bank (ITDB) and monitors their use to ensure value-added services to clients.
3.Participates on the ongoing project on computerization of the TIR procedure (eTIR); contributes to the work of the Informal Ad Hoc Expert Group on Conceptual and Technical Aspects of the Computerization of the TIR procedure (GE.1).
4.Carries out research, analyses and evaluates new technologies in test environments and makes recommendations for their deployment during the eTIR project as well as for the operational IT services.
5.Supervises the integrity and quality of data in the ITDB and take corrective actions, as required.
6.Liaises with the UNECE Information System Unit and other ICT Services as required with a view to better integrating the TIR secretariat IT products.
7.Develops cost proposals for contractual services in his/her technical field, oversees the technical evaluation of proposals received and manages the contract service.
8.Participates in intergovernmental meetings as well as capacity building workshops and seminars.
9.Performs other related duties as required.
Professionalism: Knowledge of information technology/information management, particularly in systems analysis, database design and programming. Knowledge of several high level programming languages and significant exposure to and demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of programming and analysis. Knowledge of interactive systems; Good knowledge of organization's information infrastructure and IT strategy as it relates to user area(s). Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
An advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related fields is required. A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertized, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN language would be an asset.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.