Fresher Assistant Information Systems Officer UN Jobs – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)


Job Title:    Assistant Information
Systems Officer (Fresher UN Jobs)

Organization: United
Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Job Opening Number: 21-IST-RSCE-149354-R-ENTEBBE (M)

Reports to: Service
Line Manager

Grade: FS6


About US:

The Regional Service
Centre Steering Committee is the decision-making body for RSCE, in compliance
with General Assembly resolutions, United Nations Secretariat rules and
regulations, strategic guidance from United Nations Headquarters and oversight
bodies. The Steering Committee consults with the Global Field Support Strategy
Implementation Coordination Team, as required.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Within delegated authority, the Assistant
Information Systems Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

with production of monthly and quarterly Key Performance Indicators and
effective analytical management reports from multiple sources within preset

in extraction of data from various information systems including: Field Support
Suite (FSS), RSCE Workflow Tracking System, Siebel Customer Relationship
Management System (iNeed), and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning System (Umoja).
Import information into a data warehouse using Structured Query Language (SQL)
and the use of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes. Analyze and
transform data through programming in SQL and Power Query. Create reports with
charts, visualizations, graphs or tables in Power BI.

with analyzing data and output to ensure accuracy and integrity for decision

with data warehouse design, implementation and maintenance.

in preparing user requirements and other technical specifications for new
reports and dashboards;

in the design, development and installation of reporting information systems
including Microsoft PowerApps, Power BI and SQL Server;

in the analysis of modules within the system, suggests enhancements and new
features to existing systems; may assist in the design and implement small,
stand-alone systems as needed (e.g. to meet individual user requirements);

rigorous testing and proving of applications software;

assigned portions of systems, providing operational support for system’s
applications, analyzing and implementing system changes/upgrades, etc;

assistance in the writing and developing of programs to interface with existing
systems by implementing Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes;

data security and integrity;

in developing disaster recovery plans;

in the preparation, updating and maintaining of system’s documentation and

manuals, including maintenance of detailed methodologies of all RSCE monthly
and quarterly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including data source,
composition, calculations and measurement criteria;

in the set-up and monitoring of software performance measures;

in Helpdesk support services;

in facilitating communications between QABI and its clients for good client

users on the most suitable hardware and software for different tasks; maintains
and enhances software;

training manuals and conducts training sessions and demonstrations of systems
for users in relevant technologies e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Excel and
Microsoft SQL;

in special projects as assigned;

ad hoc duties as required;

train and provide guidance to new/junior staff and consultants


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) Assistant
Information Systems Officer job placement should hold a first-level university
degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Communication
Technology or another related field. Required.

minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional experience in
planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer
information systems or related area is required.

programming in SQL is required.

in analysis of large volumes of data from multiple sources is desirable.

in Power BI visualization and DAX is desirable.

in implementing ETL processes is desirable.

in data warehouse design and data modelling is desirable.

Fluency in English is required.



Ability to maximize
technology to create complex reports. Ability to draft reports. Ability to
program in SQL and DAX. Ability to formulate solutions to non-routine problems.
Ability to carry out research and undertake analysis to support performance
measurements and document methodologies. Demonstrated problem solving and
analytical ability. 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.

Works collaboratively with
colleagues to achieve organizational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing
others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; Places team
agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group
decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for
team shortcomings.

– Keeps abreast of
available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology
to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate
tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications
through the United Nations online portal at the link below.




Deadline: 12th March 2021


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