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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • UNOPS in Kenya manages a growing portfolio of development activities providing project management, infrastructure, procurement, human resources and financial management services.
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    Portfolio Senior Analyst

    Education/Experience/Language requirements a. Education

    • A Master's degree preferably in computer science, information management, business administration, economy or related field is required. 
    • A Bachelor's degree with two additional years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the master's degree.

    b. Work Experience 

    • Five years (with Master's degree) or seven years (with Bachelor's degree) of progressively responsible job related experience in the field of information technology, preferably in an international environment, is required. 
    • Experience in the review and development of ICT related technical specifications and preparation of tender documentation is required.
    • Experience with ICT interventions related to the rule of law sector would be an advantage. 
    • Previous experience with UN(OPS) Procurement processes would be an advantage.

    Responsibilities Functional Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Project Manager, and in close cooperation with project and procurement teams, the ICT Specialist is responsible to undertake following duties:

    • Provide advice to the Project Manager and other relevant personnel on ICT related matters, hardware and software included, reflecting in particular on the relevance of ICT interventions as envisaged by the Project document, their costing and implementation timelines. 
    • Contribute to development of Project plans and reports in parts related to ICT domain, as well as in management of the ICT related risks and issues.
    • In close coordination with project managers, participate in meetings with national stakeholders to seek clarifications and agree on the final products to be procured.
    • Conduct or contribute to conduct of ICT related assessments, including needs assessments
    • Develop and/or review technical specifications for IT products, both hardware and software, and services that are subject of procurement, confirm compliance with the needs of Projects’ end-beneficiaries and provide recommendations for optimum functionalities wherever required.
    • Provide advice in sourcing of vendors, market research and costing compliance with approved budgets.
    • Provide advice on qualification criteria for tendering packages.
    • Participate in the clarification process by answering questions regarding technical specification to bidders during solicitation and evaluation processes.
    • Participate in the Evaluation Team in the capacity of subject matter specialist, ensuring compliance of received bids with the requirements detailed in the tender documentation.
    • Monitor the delivery of products and services and confirm compliance with the requested/contracted specifications and/or conditions
    • Contribute to the design and/or delivery of ICT training

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNOPS on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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