Monday, June 15, 2015

Associate Information Management Officer, P-2. CTED, UN Secretariat, New York. Open until 8 August 2015

Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate
9 June 2015-8 August 2015
15-IMA-CTED-43917-R-NEW YORK (X)

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity


Special Notice
The funding for this position is of a temporary nature.

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.
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), set up to support the Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee. The incumbent reports to the Head of Administration, Administration & Information Office, CTED.
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Administration, the incumbent will:

1. Manage and maintain CTED’s Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) and UniteDocs;
2. Provide guidance and support for the use of the EDRMS;
3. Ensure electronic record keeping system standards and compliances are met;
4. Manage document retention schedule and liaise with records-creating offices on the transfer and/or disposal of records;
5. Troubleshoot and resolve user problems;
6. Evaluate adequacy of existing records management and reference tools and support the deployment of newer related systems;
7. Research, analyze and evaluate new applications of information technology relevant to information and document management and make recommendations for their deployment;
8. Maintain and update the of content on the CTED intranet, website and secure document tracking site (eRoom and UniteConnections) in keeping with CTED information management and dissemination model;
9. Manage system upgrades and migration for digital archives databases;
10. Ensure that both restricted and non-restricted online information is appropriately arranged and secured;
11. Provide assistance with periodic system upgrades and problem-solving;
12. Perform any other duties as required.
Knowledge of information management and record keeping in electronic media. Ability to provide maintenance and disposition of records, including appraisal and migration management; records preservation and description; and research practices. 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& 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.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
An advanced university degree (Master's degree of equivalent) in computer science, information systems, systems development or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

A first-level degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations National Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).
Work Experience
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in information management, web-related development and implementation and maintenance of information systems or related area is required.

No experience is required for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination, United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Assessment Method
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
United Nations Considerations
Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of inspira account-holder homepage.

Applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application. In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, work experience, and language skills. Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

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