|Listed on:||24th June|
Job Code: INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER
Title Department/ Office: Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Enterprise Resource Planning Project
Location: NEW YORK
Closing date: 25 July 2020
Job Opening number: 20-IST-DMSPC ERP-136949-R-NEW YORK (E)
Org. Setting And Reporting
The position is located in the Human Capital Management (HCM), Organizational Management (OM) team, Solutions Architecture 1, Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance in New York. The Information Systems Officer (SAP HCM Programming and Configuration) will report to the Chief, ERP HCM team.
Umoja is a continuous organizational transformation, enabling high-quality, and cost-effective service delivery for evolving United Nations mandates, anywhere in the world. By updating skills, harmonizing practices and applying global technology, Umoja maximizes productivity of the UN's human, financial and material resources.
Umoja transcends organizational, geographical and functional barriers, fostering a culture of transparency, accountability, empowerment, sharing and unity across the United Nations. For more information on Umoja visit: http://umoja.un.org
The position will support the wider scope of work of the Umoja Project in respect of its implementation of SAP's Human Capital Management (HCM), with a particularly focus on configuration, programming, Software development and integration points thereof across the various systems/modules of SAP, in particular with OM and Finance.
Under the supervision of the Chief, ERP HCM, the Information Systems Officer (SAP HCM Programming and Configuration) will be responsible for the following duties:
Professionalism: Knowledge of SAP HCM. Knowledge of SAP's development platform. Ability to utilize methodologies and tools for Project Management, as well as for Issue and Risk Management for SAP implementation. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, engineering, mathematics, statistics or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Relevant SAP certifications is desirable.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in the planning, design, configuration, development, implementation and maintenance of SAP HCM software solutions is required.
Advanced experience with ABAP programming is required.
Experience integrating SAP ERP packages with other enterprise systems or other internal systems, including interfaces based on SOA principles and technology is also required. Said experience shall also include comprehensive security-related assessment and resolution roadmaps in SAP.
Experience with SAP HCM Not-for-Profit (NPO) solution is desirable. Experience with SAP FIORI is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
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Contact Name: United Nations
Reference: TJ/9469/DMSPC ERP-136949
Job ID: 2834693