28 Mar 2012

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DATABASE & SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 13-Apr-12
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
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Background
In view of the award of project to design and deploy databank management system at Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) at their premises at 11, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Aso-Villa, Abuja by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and to be implemented by the ITS Abuja Team, there is a need for the commencement of implementation activities for the project titled GLOT29ING, hence positions to be filled for the successful coordination and implementation of project deliverables at specified timeline and knowledge would be transferred to BPP’s appointed ICT Unit before closure of project.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT Infrastructure Projects Coordinator, the Database and Systems Administrator (DSA) provides leadership in execution of ICT services at the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Office, implements ICT management systems and strategies, provides daily technical support to all users and the Application and Development Team. The incumbent is responsible for review and advice on the use of databases for various developed administrative applications that will enhance BPP’s productivity. The DSA promotes a client-oriented approach.

The DSA supervises technical support staff and works in close collaboration with the Network, Applications and Development Teams in Abuja and UNODC HQs staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

Implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new messaging and intranet technologies
Enterprise and Departmental databases
Effective functioning of the CO hardware and software packages
Support for disaster recovery plans and business continuity

1. Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies focusing on
achievement of the following results:

Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the
BPP technology environment.
Provision of inputs to elaboration of internal policies and procedures on the use of ICT. Elaboration of the content of
internal Standard Operating Procedures in ICT in consultation with office management.
Development and update of the ICT annual plan.
Provision of support to the use of various applications functionality for improved business results and improved client
services.

2. Administers Enterprise and departmental databases focusing on achievement of the following results:

Administers enterprise and departmental databases that support high profile and mission critical systems
Establishes and implements standard operating procedures to enable proactive database administration best
practices, including data management, backup and index management, capacity planning, security and performance
auditing.
Manages the centralized and decentralized database infrastructure based on various data =base software and
technologies and located in multiple data centres.

3. Ensures effective functioning of hardware and software packages focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Manages projects involving feasibility studies, systems analysis, design, development and implementation of new,
moderately complex systems, and/or participates as a member of a development team with responsibility for major
components of the more complex systems.
Develops detailed system and other functional specifications and user documentation for major database system.
Maintains, upgrades or enhances existing database systems; troubleshoots and provides continuing user support, to
include resolving difficult problems, advising on the use of new techniques
Monitor database transactions to measure performance and continued effectiveness of assigned systems.

4 . Provides support for disaster recovery plans and business continuity focusing on achievement of the following results:

Develops disaster recovery plans and ensures appropriate planning and training of those responsible
Ensures high availability and disaster recoverability of the database infrastructure using available and/or recommending
new technology to support data replication and failover of database operations
Competencies
Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships

Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
Documents innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems
Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
Responds to client needs promptly

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Secondary Education; first University Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Sciences or closely related Engineering field desirable, but it is not a requirement. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) required. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.

Experience:
7 years of hands-on work experience in design, implementation, information technology/information management particularly in systems analysis. Database design and programming is desirable. Knowledge of MS SQL and Oracle Database and the working experience on Automated FingerPrint Identification Systems (AFIS) with a demonstrable skill with ERP systems is of great advantage.

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LOTUS NOTES DOMINO ADMINISTRATOR
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 13-Apr-12
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
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Background
In view of the award of project to design and deploy databank management system at Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) at their premises at 11, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Aso-Villa, Abuja by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and to be implemented by the ITS Abuja Team, there is a need for the commencement of implementation activities for the project titled GLOT29ING, hence positions to be filled for the successful coordination and implementation of project deliverables at specified timeline and knowledge would be transferred to BPP’s appointed ICT Unit before closure of project.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT Infrastructure Projects Coordinator, the Lotus Notes Domino Administrator (LNDA) provides leadership in execution of ICT services at the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Office, implements ICT management systems and strategies, provides daily technical support to all users and team members of lotus notes messaging and intranet services. The incumbent is responsible for review and advice on the use of new messaging technologies that will enhance BPP’s productivity. The LNDA promotes a client-oriented approach.

The LNDA supervises technical support staff and works in close collaboration with the Systems and Development Teams in Abuja and UNODC HQs staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

Implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new messaging and intranet technologies
E-mail messaging systems
Effective functioning of the CO hardware and software packages
Supervision and coordination of helpdesk support team
Provision of administrative support
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the BPP technology environment.
Daily interaction with technical counterpart at HQ for full compliance and Standard Operation Policies
Provision of inputs to elaboration of internal policies and procedures on the use of ICT. Elaboration of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in ICT in consultation with office management.
Development and update of the ICT annual plan.
Provision of support to the use of Lotus Notes Domino functionality for improved business results and improved client services.

2. Administer E-mail messaging systems focusing on achievement of the following results:

Manage and administer all email messaging systems and their corresponding or associated hardware or software
Identifyand resolve problems affecting messaging systems performance, efficiency and availability in a timely manner
Maintain and troubleshoot mail routing, replication and threshold
Perform daily lotus notes administration tasks such as Notes ID creation, re-certifying notes users, moving notes users to different servers

3. Ensures effective functioning of hardware and software packages focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Monitor and analyse e-mail system activities to ensure maximum performance, efficiency and avilability
Recommend, schedule and perform software improvements, upgrades and/or purchases
Supervision of the implementation of corporate notes domino systems.
Install, configure and initiate lotus notes/domino servers, software ad corresponding equipment
Set and administer server storage space allotments, resource reservations and directory assistance
Monitor and test email server software performance and provide statistics and reports
Development of new software packages for high impact results (e.g. office management system, electronic registry, etc) as required.

4 . Supervision and coordination of helpdesk support team

Provision of daily supervision of the help desk team
Technical advice and monitoring of the active directory service.
Maintenance of an up-to-date data base of intranet users and activities

5 . Provides administrative support focusing on achievement of the following results:

Provision of technical advice in procurement of new equipment for the CO and projects, provision of technical specifications and information on best options in both local and international markets, review of quotations and bids.
Maintenance of an up-to-date inventory of the software and hardware.
Maintenance of the library of reference materials.
Maintenance of the inventory and stock of supplies and spare parts in cooperation with the Procurement Unit.
Competencies
Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships

Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
Documents innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems
Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
Responds to client needs promptly

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Supervisory and coordination role
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Secondary Education; first University Degree in Computer Science, Sciences or closely related Engineering field desirable, but it is not a requirement. Certification in RHCE and IBM lotus note messaging is a requirement and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) is required. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.

Experience:
10 years of hands-on work experience in design, implementation, and administration of lotus domino e-mail infrastructure in an enterprise environment. LAN and WAN operations and administration. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple SMTP Servers is also essential.
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LOTUS NOTES/DOT NET DEVELOPER
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 13-Apr-12
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
REFER A FRIEND APPLY NOW
Background

In view of the award of project to design and deploy databank management system at Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) at their premises at 11, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Aso-Villa, Abuja by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and to be implemented by the ITS Abuja Team, there is a need for the commencement of implementation activities for the project titled GLOT29ING, hence positions to be filled for the successful coordination and implementation of project deliverables at specified timeline and knowledge would be transferred to BPP’s appointed ICT Unit before closure of project.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT Infrastructure Projects Coordinator (IIPC), the Lotus Notes/Dot Net Developer (LNDND) provides ICT services, implements ICT management systems and strategies, provides daily technical support to users of information management tools and technology infrastructure. The LNDND promotes a client-oriented approach.

The LNDND works in close collaboration with the Front Office, Management Support and Business Development, Programme and Operations teams at BPP and UNODC HQ staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:

Implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies
Effective development of administrative and substantive applications
Support to database administration
Provision of web management services
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies, focusing on
achievement of the following results:

Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the BPP
technology environment.
Participation in development and implementation of ICT annual plan and Standard Operating Procedures in ICT
services.
Provision of support to the use of administrative applications and functionality for improved business results and
improved client services.

2. Ensures effective development of administrative and substantive applications, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Maintain notes based workflow and other administrative (front-end) applications on BPP’s portal
Interface notes applications with each other and with other non-notes databases
Design, code and test new Windows and web software applications
Utilize established development tools, guidelines and conventions including but not limited to visual studio, ASP.Net,
SQL Server, HTML, JavaScript

3. Ensures efficient support to database administration, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Monitoring of the network connection on a daily basis to ensure a stable and responsive network environment.
Trouble-shooting and monitoring of network problems. Ensure that servers and application software and network
resources are protected from malicious virus attacks and deploy countermeasures in the event of the attacks
Response to user needs and questions regarding network access.
Maintenance of up-to-date parameters of information for the network clients and electronic mail.
Liaise with ITS Vienna to ensure resolution of application-related software
Maintenance of measures in place for business continuity and disaster recover processes and procedures including
backup and restoration of both server and local storage facilities.

4. Provides web management services, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Support to the maintenance of the BPP website and Intranet.
Trouble-shooting and monitoring of website for CONIG upon request and preparation of bills for cost recovery for the service provided.

5. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Identification and promotion of different systems and applications for optimal content management, knowledge management and sharing, information provision.
Participation in the organization of training for the BPP staff on application/product functionalities and the efficient use of databases.
Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in ICT.
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Competencies
Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships
Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedure
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Secondary education; first University Degree or Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Science desirable, but it is not a requirement. IBM lotus Note certification and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) required. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.

Experience:
10 years of relevant working experience, including hands-on technical experience in programming, lotus notes and website development. Lotus notes certification and SQL skills is required while good knowledge of web-related development, application and presentation using Joomla, Dream Weaver and .Net technologies is of a great advantage.

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WEBMASTER/LOTUS NOTES DEVELOPER
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 13-Apr-12
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
REFER A FRIEND APPLY NOW
Background
In view of the award of project to design and deploy databank management system at Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) at their premises at 11, Suleiman Barau Crescent, Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street, Aso-Villa, Abuja by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and to be implemented by the ITS Abuja Team, there is a need for the commencement of implementation activities for the project titled GLOT29ING, hence positions to be filled for the successful coordination and implementation of project deliverables at specified timeline and knowledge would be transferred to BPP’s appointed ICT Unit before closure of project.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT Infrastructure Projects Coordinator (IIPC), the WebMaster/Lotus Notes Developer (WLND) provides ICT services, implements ICT management systems and strategies, provides daily technical support to users of information management tools and technology infrastructure. The WLND promotes a client-oriented approach.

The WLND works in close collaboration with the Front Office, Management Support and Business Development, Programme and Operations teams at BPP and UNODC HQ staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:

Implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies
Effective development of administrative and substantive applications
Support to database administration
Provision of web management services
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the BPP technology environment.
Participation in development and implementation of ICT annual plan and Standard Operating Procedures in ICT services.
Provision of support to the use of administrative applications and functionality for improved business results and improved client services.
Liaise with ITS Vienna to ensure resolution of web-application-related software
Work in collaboration with Quality Assurance Team in Vienna to ensure quality contents and products for websites and brochures

2. Ensures effective development and provides web management services, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

Maintain notes based workflow and other applications on BPP’s website
Interface notes applications with each other and with other non-notes databases
Design internet and intranet web portal in domino environment
Support to the maintenance of the BPP website and Intranet.
Trouble-shooting and monitoring of website for CONIG upon request and preparation of bills for cost recovery for the
service provided.
Design and develop web-based interfaces using core web services and tools, e.g. SOAP, ASP, Lotus Script, JavaScript, .Net, DHTML.
Translate manual processes and procedures to automated processes

3. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Identification and promotion of different systems and applications for optimal content management, knowledge management and sharing, information provision.
Participation in the organization of training for the BPP staff on application/product functionalities and the efficient use of databases.
Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in ICT.
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Competencies
Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships
Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems


Core Competencies:
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Secondary education, first University Degree in Computer Science desirable, but not a requirement. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) required. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within 6 months.

Experience:
6 years of relevant hands-on technical experience in website design, administration and management. Good knowledge of web-related development, application and presentation using Joomla and Dreamweaver technologies is essential. An advanced SQL skills, web presentation of layer skills (e.g. ColdFusion, PHP), system analysis and usage of current development tools, e.g. Dot net framework and IIS architecture is a great asset.

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