Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
These applications will be used worldwide to support humanitarian work, in particular the planning and monitoring of coordinated humanitarian responses to natural disasters or conflict, and the tracking of humanitarian funding.4 different profiles under recruitment: Front-end Developer (Angular), Back-end Developer (Node), Business Analyst/Technical Architect, and Project ManagerFor all profiles, require EITHER Master's degree + 5 years of relevant experience, OR Bachelor's + 7 years of experience, OR Diploma + 9 years of experienceFor developers, require minimum two years working with the specific technologiesShort-term contracts to be extended upon satisfactory performance, and longer-term opportunities with other UN projectsNegotiated rates based on international salary scale, within ranges determined by location and market ratesBackgroundWithin
the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
(UN OCHA), the Programme Support Branch (PSB) is responsible for helping
OCHA country offices and humanitarian partners implement the
Humanitarian Programme Cycle.
PSB, in partnership with OCHA's
Information Services Branch, is currently redeveloping the suite of
information services which support this programme cycle.
This includes online
database applications for the administration of databases such as those
for the Financial Tracking Service (fts.unocha.org) and the Online Projects System
(OPS), both of which are being redesigned from the ground up; as well as
new online systems to facilitate the creation, management and
monitoring of humanitarian response plans.Description of postsUN OCHA
is seeking talented and creative individuals to help in the technical
development process of these online applications in conjunction with
external partners, and subsequently to ensure ongoing iterative
development, maintenance and support.
The individuals will need to have
access to a Mac OSX or Linux environment.The individuals would
join an OCHA-wide team of developers, product managers, designers and
business analysts with expertise in core technologies used by several
different projects throughout the organization, with
the aim to foster closer structured collaboration and interchange
This includes an expectation to provide support and backup
to other projects as and when necessary, as well as opportunities for
transfer or reassignment in the medium to longer term.Profiles requiredWe are looking to fill a number of positions for different profiles listed below:Front end Devs using angularJs: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=11913Back end Devs using nodeJs, sequelize and postgres: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=11912Project Manager: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=11915Business Analyst / Technical architect: https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=11916The salary will be based on the candidates qualifications and experience (negotiable)
To apply: The positions are being recruited on behalf of OCHA by UNOPS.
Please apply directly on the UNOPS site following the links provided above.
You will need to create an online profile in the UNOPS recruitment system.
Please make sure your application profile matches the requirements listed.
Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirement will not be considered.
Deadline for applications is 14 March, though this may be extended as necessary.