UNAIDS in Bonn
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Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/23/FT9 Title: Lead, ICT Business Intelligence, Germany Grade: P4 Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment Duration of contract: 2 years
Date: 20 January 2023 Application Deadline: 19 February 2023 Organization unit: AI UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (AI) Information and Communication Technology (ICT)/Business Intelligence (BUI) Duty station: Bonn Germany
About UNAIDS: Serving Communities and Countries to End Inequalities and AIDS.
We, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, lead the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. By placing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reduction of inequalities at the heart of our work, we lead the global response to AIDS by: (i) maximizing equitable and equal access to HIV services, (ii) breaking down barriers to achieving HIV outcomes, and (iii) integrating efficient HIV responses into wider health and protection systems.
We are committed to creating an equal, safe and empowering workplace culture where all people in all their diversity thrive. We live our values of Commitment to the AIDS Response, Integrity and Respect for Diversity. You can access the full UNAIDS Competency Framework at (link)
MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT: The Management Department promotes effective Operations of the Joint Programme, and provides overarching management functions in the areas of human resources, finance, budget, information technology and administration to enhance UNAIDS’ capacity to implement its mandate and vision.
Within the Management Department, the Information and Communication Technology ensures that information technology is a strategic enabler of the vision of Getting to Zero, and contributes to the transition from managing a disease to ending an epidemic. The ICT team makes possible new ways of collaboration, facilitates greater sharing of knowledge and provides new tools to reach out and communicate – with unprecedented reach and speed – with our key stakeholders and constituencies. To play this important role, the department is an agent of change, contributing to making UNAIDS work fast, smart and efficiently.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position: Reporting to the Director, ICT, the Lead, ICT business Intelligence, is responsible for all aspects of data and information management, including web technology, and all corporate systems, data analytics systems and applications – Oversees, manages and motivates the ICT business intelligence team, designing their work plans and supervising effective prioritization, and systems design, development, testing and deployment; thus ensures an integrated, comprehensive approach to information management and architecture that meets the evolving requirements of all UNAIDS user communities and promotes a reputation of client responsiveness in ICT; – Ensures strong project management, systems integration design and development procedures and quality assurance / testing are delivered for all information management and corporate systems; creates performance metrics and provides regular status reports to supervisor; – Prepares, manages and reports on the budget for the ICT business intelligence team; accountable for the team’s delivery against the budget and workplan; – Ensures that the data and stand-alone applications developed are linked into the web and intranet sites when needed, in accordance with the enterprise architecture; – Provides authoritative technical advice on business intelligence, data analytics, web systems and applications architecture, design and development to ICT management; evaluates both off-the shelf and custom developed solutions; ensures security; brings order to competing demands; – Designs, recommends and develops information management, business intelligence, data analytics, web technology and corporate products policies in close collaboration with the Director ICT and the other teams in ICT, taking into account the Cosponsored environment, the evolving demands of all stakeholders; – Writes briefs for senior management on the status of recommendations for the web technology, corporate products and data analytics systems and information management strategies; – Ensures compliance with architecture, policies, procedures and standards; – Makes recommendations on major systems procurement initiatives; – Architects the delivery of information systems to facilitate compatibility of data administration with systems development enhancing efficiency and performance while reducing cost; – Performs other related duties as requested.
Education: Essential: Advanced university degree at the master’s level or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field. A relevant first university degree and 9 years of relevant professional experience will be considered as equivalent for internal candidates only.
Desirable: PRINCE2 foundation and/or practitioner certification. ITIL foundation certification. Advanced degree university degree in one of the above subjects.
Competencies: UNAIDS Values 1. Commitment to the AIDS response 2. Integrity 3. Respect for diversity
Core competencies 1. Working in teams 2. Communicating with impact 3. Applying expertise 4. Delivering results 5. Driving change and innovation 6. Being accountable
Managerial competencies: 1. Leading Teams 2. Building Relationships and Networks 3. Developing and Empowering Others 4. Managing Performance and Resources 5. Vision and Strategic Thinking 6. Exercising Sound Judgement
Experience: Essential: A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the design, development, deployment and operations of information and data-rich web sites. Significant project management experience, including at least three years business or systems analysis experience in an environment bringing technology to non-technical people. Experience at international level providing accessible Web systems to developing countries and delivering multi-lingual sites and systems.
Desirable: Management experience.
Languages: Essential: Excellent Level of English.
Desirable: Good working knowledge of another official UN language
Additional Information: Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization’s Mobility Policy. The above-mentioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.
Furthermore, only online applications will be accepted.
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.
Annual salary: (Net of tax) USD 77,326 at single rate
Post Adjustment: 24.9 % of the figure(s) on the left side. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.
Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.
Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information.
Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS’s e-Recruitment website at: (link) The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.