Assistant Field Software Developer, 8 Positions: Balaka(2), Chikwawa(2), Mangochi(2), Phalombe(2) 113 views


Assistant Field Software Developer, 8 Positions: Balaka(2), Chikwawa(2), Mangochi(2), Phalombe(2)

  • Added Date: Saturday, 23 November 2019
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 04 December 2019
  • Organization: UN Office Africa
  • Country: Malawi
  • City: Lilongwe
  • Contract Type: Service Contract (SC)
  • Post Level: SB3
    • Develop and maintain software applications with reference to provided design and architectural documents 
    • Conducting tests for applications using the platform provided
    • Collaborate with supervisor and team members in the implementation, maintenance, debugging and enhancement of process flows.
    • Work with the assigned PROSPER UN Coordinator to ensure code is controlled according to source control strategies in place. 
    • Work with supervisor and perform day to day tasks as directed.
    • Coordinate data collection in the field in collaboration with assigned supervisor.
    • Report all findings that are necessary or beneficial to improvement of systems on the ground.
    • Provide technical support for systems.
    • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
    • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of the UN.
    • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
    • Proven experience in the graphic design and technical implementation of user interfaces in a web-based environment. 
    • Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change
    • Excellent IT skills, knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning
    • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment.
    • Resourcefulness, initiative, and maturity of judgment.
    • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure.
    • Proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills. 
    • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure.
    • Communicates effectively with and relates to people of significant contributions to corporate priorities or initiatives led by other UNDP offices and bureaus.
    • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
    • Bsc IT (or any computer related discipline). 
    • Fresh graduate
    • Knowledge of Web services and Mapping APIs e.g. Google Maps, leaflet, metabase, PowerBi
    • Knowledge of programming languages and tools such as MySQL/MongoDB  on the database, Java, JavaScript (VueJs), Php, Android, XML, RabbitMQ/ZeroMQ, Mocha, Apache Kafka, PWA, Nginx, Docker.
    • Conversant Mobile application development technologies and load balancing technologies

    Important applicant information

    All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

    Applicant information about UNDP rosters

    Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

    Workforce diversity

    UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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    Contract Duration: 1 Year

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