UN Data Integration Process Technician Job Opportunities - United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: RDM Business Solutions Manager, New York
Vacancy Code: VA/2017/B5004/14544

About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

Job Summary: The Data Integration Process Technician will play a technical role in RDM team in Entebbe.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent will:
·         Provide support in the design and development of reports and dashboards using tools like SAP Business Intelligence and MS Power BI
·         Keenly analyze requirements and develop visualizations and reporting solution
·         Support the development of SQL database and stored procedure.
·         Implement ETL processes to bring data from different data sources into data repositories and warehouses. 
·         Develop cubes and database views to expose data to visualization tools
·         Process, clean, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
·         Perform sanity checks and unit testing of reports
·         Participate in end-user testing for bug fixing and issues resolution
·         Work closely with support teams for releases and change management
·         Process support Work Orders troubleshooting and resolving reporting and BI incidents and problems.
·         Develop documentation and supporting training materials
·         Perform other duties as required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Data Integration Process Technician job placement should hold a High school diploma or equivalent.
·         First-level university degree in Applied Mathematics, Electronics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Systems / Technology, Engineering or related field is an asset or advantage.
·         At least six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of Business Intelligence, Database Management, Information Systems and other related fields is required. A candidate with a University degree must have at least two (2) years of experience in the relevant area;
·         A minimum of three (3) years of experience with Power BI or SAP Business Objects (BO)
·         A minimum of two (2) years of experience with data integration, cleansing, ETL related areas;
·         Ability to take high level, loosely-defined business problems and identify precise, quantitative solutions;
·         A minimum of two years of experience with Microsoft SQL or any other database tool;
·         Previous experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative techniques;
·         Strong experience in MS Excel
·         Strong programming experience
·         Language Requirements: Fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is desirable.

Personal Competencies:
·         Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
·         Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
·         Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
·         Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
·         Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
·         Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
·         Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.


Deadline: 15th December 2017


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