Wednesday, December 16, 2009

UNDP, National Systems Administrator, Deadline January 4, 2010.

Vacancy Announcement
Position title: National Systems Administrator
Project Title: Support to Civil Service Reform
Duty Station: Dili, Timor – Leste
Duration: 1 (one) Year, extendable
Expected Start date: February 2010
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Level: SB-4
Organizational Unit: UNDP, Support to Civil Service Reform
Entry Salary: US$ 14,472 Gross/Annum
Entitlement/Benefits: Please obtain from Human Resources Unit

Organizational Context:

The UNDP Support to Civil Service Reform (Strengthened Management of Administrative Reform) project in Timor-Leste aims to address a series of challenges that the Timorese new government will face while managing the change process within the public sector.  In January 2007 the “Support to Civil Service Reform Project” or SCSR was revised and the project outputs were modified.  Building the tools and providing resources to assist management of the Public Sector will help to establish and build the capacities of institutions that are essential for the proper functioning of the public service and the management of its resources.
The main goal of the project is to “support the development of strategic capacities required to enhance management of the public service management and to increase national ownership of the capacity development process and the management of advisory support in line with well-defined needs

Output 1 of SCSR project’s four (4) outputs is the PMIS.  A Personnel Management Information System (PMIS) is already in place that enhances transparency and supports personnel planning and strategic planning of human resources in the civil service.

To achieve this output, the project will mainly work with the Civil Service Commission which has responsibility for the overall management of personnel data, development of civil service policies and regulations.  The targets for Output 1 will be:

a.          The PMIS is operational and staff in CFP have the capacity to use and manage the system
b.         PMIS operational in pilot ministries and key staff trained
c.          Regular reports produced on the civil service population and movements
d.         System updates reflect changes to legislation and regulations
e.          PMIS implemented in all ministries.

The System Administrator is responsible for the overall health of the PMIS network, particularly with the supervision, monitoring, and daily operations of CFP network and servers such as PMIS, website, and e-mail.  The System Administrator will directly supervise and assist the PMIS IT Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

q      Implementation, daily operation & administration of PMIS, anti-virus systems, backup, security patches and troubleshooting of all Windows Servers, SQL Servers, Exchange Servers and the storage area network .
q          Daily operations and configuration of the desktop computers, network printers, wireless routers, network switches, keyboard, mouse, video (KVM) switching infrastructure.
q          Provide project support in the timely completion of Network Services projects, milestone dates, commitments, deliverables, etc.
q          Provide hands-on configuration, installation, maintenance and backup of all Servers and System Data.
q          Provide technical leadership as related to Windows Servers, SQL and desktop environments.
q          Oversee the day-to-day activities of CFP particularly the overall status of the network environment including the generator, air conditioning units, and electrical ports, among others.
q           Assist the Civil Service Commission in the development of Information Technology policies and procedures.
q          Other duties and tasks, as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

§         Bachelor's degree or equivalent with primary emphasis in Information Systems Management, Information Communication Technology, Network Administration/Engineering or any related field.
§         Minimum 3 – 5 year year’s relevant experience.
§         IT experience in server OS such as Microsoft Windows 2003/2000, client OS such as Windows 7/Vista/XP, SQL, and Exchange servers.
§         In-depth knowledge of Windows Server, Active Directory, DNS, etc.
§         Experience with software and hardware virtualization and database/server backups.
§         The ability to support multiple tasks and able to solve concurrent issues.
§         In-depth knowledge of Microsoft server and client operating systems.
§         In-depth knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications.
§         Strong interpersonal, customer relationship and customer support skills.
§         Work experience with public or private sector for its IT setup specifically installation of network devices, equipment and peripherals
§         Preferably with solid background and knowledge in the installation and administration of widely used web servers (IIS, Apache, O’Reilly, etc)
§         With background and experience in developing websites using ASP, Javascript, CSS, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.
§         Must be analytical and have a very good troubleshooting and intrapersonal communication skills.
§         Must also able to and think outside the box and develop creative solutions to meet the technical needs.
§         With very good English communication, negotiation, requirements gathering and problem solving skills.
§         On-call support may be required from time to time.

Please submit your applications together with curriculum vitae and relevant supporting documents to the following address:

Human Resources Unit

United Nations Development Programme

Obrigado Barracks Compound, Building 11

Caicoli Street,

Dili, Timor-Leste

Fax: +670 3313534

The deadline for submitting applications is 4 January 2010.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.