United Nations World Food Programme IT Solution Associate Jobs in Uganda
United Nations World Food Programme IT Solution Associate Jobs in UgandaBrief Description of WFP in Uganda WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to refugees in Uganda. In addition, WFP assists the most vulnerable people in Karamoja with food and nutrition assistance.
Finally, WFP works with smallholder farmers and links them to markets.
As Uganda strives to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030 and become a middle-income country by 2040, WFP is also assessing its relevance and repositioning its role in Uganda.
Standard Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or any related field.
Experience with the application of client services to resolve or escalate end-user problems
Five (5) years’ experience working with corporate systems and troubleshooting.
Previous knowledge of SCOPE is an asset.
Proficiency in oral and written English language
Knowledge and experience of the area context,
Knowledge of one of Karamoja Local Languages is a MUST.
These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ). The Job holders report to a Head of the Unit, Chief or IT Solutions Developer.
At this level job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis.
To provide IT Associate to provide technical support on the development, maintenance, testing and implementation of a portion of IT solutions for KSR/CODA in line with business requirements
Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Keep up-to-date technical systems documentation for developed IT solutions in order to support systems maintenance.
Perform unit and integrated testing of new, enhanced or fixed code in order to ensure completeness and adherence to technical specifications.
Assist in the installation, configuration and customization of IT systems ensuring compliance with WFP’s IT standards, guidelines and procedures.
Communicate any new guidance for corporate systems with the ICT in the FOs.
Assist in the release of IT systems and provide early life support in order to prepare for and enable proper use of the IT solution.
Resolve users queries independently, escalating if required, to ensure that standard IT questions are answered and accurate information is provided.
Assist in the preparation of materials and the delivery of trainings on automated business processes to ensure efficient and effective use of IT systems.
Collect and collate data, conduct basic analysis to support the development of accurate reports using Tablue and Microsoft systems.
Maintain an accurate KSR assets & equipment (Inventory) in accordance with WFP standard operational procedures and regulations.
Develop SOPs and guidelines related to ICT processes as needed.
4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities
Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.
Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.
Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.
Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.
Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
• Has aided IT team members in building technical skills and staying abreast of industry developments.
• Has gained knowledge of technical issues through exposure to IT operations.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; United Nations World Food Programme IT Solution Associate Jobs in Uganda
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