Consultant Information Technology Officer – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UNDP DRR (P) and supervision of the Crisis Prevention and Recovery Advisor the Information Technology Officer will perform the following roles:

  • Design and implementation of the Committee’s ICT Strategy
  • Develop and maintain the Committee’s Website and other communication channels
  • Set up and maintain the Committee’s ICT equipment including the server (Help Desk and Network administration)
  • Develop and manage the Committee’s Information Management and Storage System
  • Provision of web management services
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and sharing

Expected Outputs and Deliverables
Deliverable – 1:

  • Content – Design and implementation of the Committee’s ICT Strategy
  • Timing – Monthly

Deliverable – 2:

  • Content: Develop and maintain the Committee’s Website and other communication channels
  • Timing – Monthly

Deliverable – 3:

  • Content: Set up and maintain the Committee’s ICT equipment including the server (Help Desk and Network administration)
  • Timing – Monthly

Deliverable – 4:

  • Content: Develop and manage the Committee’s Information Management and Storage System
  • Timing – Monthly

Deliverable – 5:

  • Content: Provision of web management services
  • Timing – Monthly

Deliverable – 6:

  • Content: Facilitation of knowledge building and sharing
  • Timing – Monthly

Coordination and Supervision:

  • The UNDP Anambra State IT Officer will be under the overall supervision of the UNDP Deputy Resident Representative (Programmes) in Nigeria and the direct supervision of the Crisis Prevention and Recovery.  S/he will work with the close guidance and collaboration with the Conflict and Political Economy Specialist during the assignment.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Graduate Degree in Information Technology and related disciplines.

Required Experience:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of IT and IC
  • Experience in database and information management
  • Demonstrated experience in web design, development and management (using open source languages)
  • Demonstrated experience in software engineering
  • Experience in providing help desk support and network management
  • Working experience in Nigeria is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) required.
  • Additional local languages an asset.

Technical / Functional Competencies
Results-Orientation and Development Effectiveness:

  • Plans, prioritizes and produces quality results on time.
  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
  • Ability to lead implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects, mobilize resources.
  • Ability to lead formulation and management of budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, and reporting.

Management and Leadership:

  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Builds strong relationships with stakeholders, focuses on impact and results and responds positively to feedback.
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Sets clear performance goals and standards; executes responsibilities accordingly.
  • Motivated and demonstrates a capacity to pursue personal development and learn.

Innovation and Judgment:

  • Conceptualizes and analyses problems to identify key issues, underlying problems and how they relate.
  • Contributes creative, practical ideas and approaches to deal with challenging situation.
  • Strives for quality client-centred services (internal/external) when making decisions and taking action.

Job Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Demonstrates substantive and technical knowledge to meet responsibilities and post requirements with excellence.
  • Proves knowledge of development programming, conflict analysis, capacity assessment, stakeholder engagement and community mobilization.

Payment Modalities and Specifications

  • An individual contract will be issued by UNDP. The financial proposal must be expressed through a lumpsum (all inclusive).  Payments will be linked to deliverables. The contract price is fixed regardless of changes in the cost components.

Recommended Presentation of Offer:
The following documents are requested:

  • Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP.
  • Personal CV indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and at least three (3) professional references.
  • Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a methodology on how he/she will approach and complete the assignment.
  • Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided.

Application Instruction

  • Individual consultants interested in applying for this position must complete their application using the Template for Offeror’s Letter to UNDP confirming interest and availability for the Individual Contractor (IC) assignment. The methodology, other documents and the Financial Proposal files MUST BE COMPLETELY SEPARATE (but submitted together as a zip file) If unable to submit zip file, kindly submit CV with Technical Proposal only.
  • The financial proposal (Offeror’s Letter to UNDP confirming interest and availability for the Individual Contractor (IC) assignment) shall be encrypted with different passwords and clearly labelled. Financial Proposal without password will be disqualified.
  • The password for opening the Financial Proposal should be provided only upon request of UNDP. UNDP will request password only from bidders whose Technical Proposal has been found to be technically responsive. Failure to provide correct password may result in the proposal being rejected.
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