ASSOCIATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (2205)

12 August 2022
 
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VACANCY NOTICE NO: 2205
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 22 August 2022
10 day(s) until closing deadline - Currently accepting applications
POST

Associate Information Technology Officer
GRADE

P2
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Fixed-term - 2 years
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Information Technology (ITD) Division, WMO Information System (WIS) Branch
Infrastructure Department
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The statutory retirement age after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief, Information Technology Division (ITD), the incumbent will perform the following duties:

(a) Support IT budget planning and reporting for IT operation and projects;

(b) Plan and manage finance and procurement activities of the IT Division;

(c) Keep track of IT related contracts, facilitate contract renewals, terminations and IT clearances;

(d) Coordinate with departmental and tenant's IT representatives, and manage the IT cost sharing or recovery process;

(e) Support IT governance meetings;

(f) Organize surveys on, monitor and report on, user satisfaction of IT services;

(g) Assist in organizing user trainings;

(h) Ensure relevant IT information is kept up-to-date and made available to users;

(i) Provide administrative support to IT service leads;

(j) Carry out other relevant duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Master's degree or equivalent in informatics or business management. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent may be accepted if accompanied by relevant experience.

Experience
At least two years of progressively responsible professional experience in IT management operations, administration or related area.

Other requirements
Ability to effectively and efficiently build reports. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent soft and people skills. Maturity of judgement, Sense of responsibility and initiative. Ability to plan and produce timelines. Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.

Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written). Knowledge of other official languages of the Organization would be an advantage.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
The Secretary-General may appoint a candidate at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
Possibility of renewal subject to the availability of funds and pending satisfactory performance after an initial probationary period of one year which can be extended up to a maximum of two years.
SALARY AND ALLOWANCES

Annual net base salary on initial appointment is: US$ 49254

Annual post adjustment on initial salary is: US$ 32852 (in addition to the net base salary)

Additional Information:
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 25 July 2022