VN 028/2021
ICT Associate (.NET Application Development)
Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MAC)
Philippines
Open to Internal and External Candidates
Job classification
General Staff
Grade
G-7
Duty station
Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MAC)
Type of Appointment
Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Closing date
Salary
Php 865,090 per annum net of taxes

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

Context

Under the direct supervision of the ICT Officer (Applications Development), the ICT Associate (.NET Application Development) will be responsible for the coding of system components according to design specifications, corporate standards and best practices and solution design.

Core Functions / Responsibilities
  • Develop using Object Oriented design principles and software design patterns to attain high reusability and maintainability.
  • Implement the detailed application design of the system provided by the application Architect.
  • Adhere to the version control system, build and release processes and coding standards.
  • Participate design and code walk-through for review and incorporate feedback into design and code artefacts.
  • Work with team members to identify potential risks in application design and delivery.
  • Perform unit and integration tests and resolve any resulting issues/bugs.
  • Work with architect and develop business systems using the .NET framework.
  • Communicate project status, issues and risk factors to project team members.
  • Provide tier 3 technical support of the application Portfolio, ensuring agreed SLAs are met.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Education
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from an accredited academic institution, with five years relevant professional; or
  • Completed high school degree from an accredited academic institution, with seven years of relevant professional experience.
Experience
  • Experience with .NET and C# and minimum 2 years of experience with SQL Server – Stored procedures, Functions, Views, Indexes, Relational Database Design;
  • Extensive experience in building Web/Windows Forms solutions using the .NET Framework and Visual Studio;
  • Excellent knowledge of object-oriented architecture and design patterns for building highly scalable applications using .NET framework;
  • Experience in developing design artefacts based on UML notations and using standard tools;
  • Proficient in back, middle and front end development;
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of XML documents, XSD schemas, XSLT to develop the necessary schemas and maps to represent the flow of the messages through the solution;
  • Possess a good understanding of relational database concepts;
  • Minimum of Possess client-side Web development skills (HTML, scripting, AJAX, JQuery);
  • Experience in Visual Studio Team System/ Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Certification an advantage.
Languages

English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is desirable.

Values
Inclusion & respect for diversity
  • Shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and other differences.
  • Encourages the inclusion of all team members and stakeholders while demonstrating the ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations.
  • Promotes the benefits of diversity; values diverse points of view and demonstrate this in daily work and decision making.
  • Challenges prejudice, biases and intolerance in the workplace.
Integrity & transparency
  • Upholds and promotes the Standards of Conduct and Unified Staff Regulations and Rules.
  • Delivers on commitments; manages the organization’s resources reliably and sustainably.
  • Embraces and encourages transparency, balancing this with the need for discretion and confidentiality as appropriate.
  • Maintains impartiality and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour.
  • Does not abuse one’s position and acts without consideration of personal gain. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
Professionalism
  • Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter and willingness to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Seeks to raise professional standards in self and others through daily work and activities.
  • Adapts quickly to change and is decisive and versatile in face of uncertainty.
  • Shows self-control and persistence when faced with difficult problems, and remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
Core Competencies
Accountability
  • Proactively seeks responsibility in delivering towards the goals of the Organization.
  • Plans and organizes work with a clear and deliberate focus, ensuring commitments are easily identified and progress is widely communicated.
  • Stands by the actions of team or department, publicly accepting ownership.
  • Takes responsibility of own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Communication
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
  • Seeks to share information with others, with due respect for diversity and the confidentiality of specific sensitive information.
  • Listens and seeks to understand without bias, and responds appropriately.
  • Shares information and keeps others up to date; actively seeks others' views and ideas and respects their contribution.
Managing and sharing knowledge
  • Disseminates and shares knowledge openly and actively contributes to knowledge/network communities for topics relevant to area of expertise.
  • Encourages knowledge-sharing across units/departments and ensures that knowledge is captured, recorded and disseminated appropriately.
  • Builds networks for the effective communication and exchange of knowledge and ideas and puts others into contact with various sources of knowledge.
  • Contributes to an environment that is conducive to innovation and learning.
Teamwork
  • Fosters a sense of team spirit by developing a shared understanding, accountability and enthusiasm for the team’s work.
  • Displays a high level of cultural awareness, sensitivity to different ways of working and leverages individual strengths in order to build a better team.
  • Shares credit for team accomplishments and ensures that the contribution of others is recognized.
  • Helps create a positive team spirit, putting aside personal considerations to help the team achieve its goals.
Delivering results
  • Produces high-quality results and workable solutions that meet clients’ needs.
  • Anticipates constraints, identifies solutions and takes responsibility for addressing critical situations.
  • Monitors own and others’ work in a systematic and effective way, ensuring required resources and outputs.
  • Aligns projects with Organization’s mission and objectives and demonstrates a good understanding of the impact of team’s and own work on external and internal counterparts.
How to apply

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a cover letter (not more than one page) and résumé highlighting the required education and experience or a duly completed IOM Personal History Form. To access the form, please visit https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/vacancy/MAC/iom-personal-history-form1.xlsx

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via hrmanila@iom.int not later than 04 June 2021. Reference code  (VN 028/2021 ICT Associate (.NET Application Development)) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.