ICT Senior Manager (Business Analytics Specialist) 84 views0 applications


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates with no United Nations or UNOPS experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the UNOPS Senior Programme Manager or designated officer and within delegated authority, the incumbent will directly work with UNSOS teams and will be required to perform the following duties.

  • Coordinate and lead business and scope analysis, gathering of requirements and documentation, preliminary system analysis, data cleansing and enrichment, migration, and change management initiatives;
  • Manage day to day operations and additional front loading preparatory technical and business process re-engineering and integration;
  • Provide technical SAP and Power BI expertise to establishing and modernizing the Mission’s Business Intelligence and analytics strategy and operating model;
  • Lead the planning, execution and monitoring of Project Management activities;
  • Lead the creation of technical documentation;
  • Provide end user training and documentation, as required;
  • Contribute to the tracking and reporting times and efforts invested on the assigned tasks;
  • Work as UNOPS focal point on the ground;
  • Provide advice to the Chief of Section and other stakeholders on matter related to Business Intelligence and Business Analytics;
  • Provide leadership in developing, deploying, and managing mission support management’s data collection and analytics-based reporting solutions to provide actionable intelligence to mission senior management team and to mission support unit and section chiefs;
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership support to the implementation of BI strategy and roadmap for implementing UNSOS analytics and business intelligence capability to include elements such as the delivery of standard and ad hoc reports, dashboards, and trending based on an increased collection and cleansing method for mission support and mandate implementation data;
  • Interact with, support, and consult with all UNSOS Pillars’ Sections /Units to define key performance indicators, standard and ad-hoc reports that enable business decision;
  • Build a team and support structure that will enable and expand these capabilities;
  • Lead a team of BI staff in the development of recommendations based on data analysis, independent root cause analysis conducted with key stakeholders/business process owners. Produce timely and actionable information which helps drive business results and guide decision making processes. Devise and promote effective analytic models and creative data visualization to derive actionable intelligence;
  • Contribute to the development of business rules, guidelines, standard operating procedures and formulate user requirements for IT systems in support of materials management and supply chain activities;
  • Gather requirements from various stakeholders and process owners to define specific business requirements for the end-to-end Supply Chain performance management. Development and promulgate of Business Intelligence Guidance and Procedures and monitor compliance. Promote continuous improvement and innovation in the area of Supply Chain Performance Management;
  • Assess Business Intelligence (BI) training needs; identify, design and coordinate the delivery of BI training programs to staff at all levels; and
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above.

You may find more information at https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=20711

Requirements

Education:

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or in a field related to the post description.
  • A first level university degree with 2 years of additional relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

Required

  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain management, logistics, procurement, engineering or operations management focusing on application of reporting, analytics or BI to managing and improving business performance.
  • Within these 7 years, a minimum of 3 years of experience with SAP ECC is required; and
  • Within these 7 years a minimum of 2 years of experience in delivering BI solutions with Microsoft Power BI is required.

Desirable

  • PRINCE 2 foundation and SCOR certification.
  • Experience with SAP ERP for Supply Chain and SAP reporting.
  • Experience in defining and documenting system requirements.
  • Experience in multinational working environment.
  • Experience with relational SQL or NoSQL databases in relation to manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Experience with Cloud Development Environments like Azure, AWS or Google Cloud.

Languages:

  • English and French are the working languages of the UN.
  • For this job opening, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

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  • Job City Nairobi
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UNOPS is the operational arm of the United Nations. We are helping build a better future by expanding the ability of our partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

With over 1000 projects every year, our talented people do a variety of work that ranges from construction and human resources to legal services and procurement.

We are dedicated to helping people in need around the world! From building roads in Afghanistan and support elections in Iraq to dynamic business development in New York, working at UNOPS is rewarding and challenging.

Our Purpose

We help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

We bring to this task the values and principles of the United Nations and the innovation, boldness, speed and efficiency of a self-financed institution.

We bring the highest international standards to what we do, while respecting local contexts. We do this as our contribution to tackling the huge challenges of the 21st Century.

We provide practical solutions to assist our partners to save lives, protect people and their rights, and to build a better world.

We aspire to be a leader in the efforts to channel private-sector investments for social and environmental impact while addressing the immense needs for sustainable development.

What drives us is a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable. This means we often work in the most challenging environments, building foundations for communities to function and people to live with dignity and respect.

We are passionate about quality: in our people and in what we do.

We earn the trust of those we work with by caring about what they value, and by delivering on our promise to always act in the service of people in need.

Our vision is a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure and by the efficient, transparent use of public resources in procurement and project management.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

0 USD Nairobi CF 3201 Abc road Contract , 40 hours per week UNOPS

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates with no United Nations or UNOPS experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary of key responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the UNOPS Senior Programme Manager or designated officer and within delegated authority, the incumbent will directly work with UNSOS teams and will be required to perform the following duties.

  • Coordinate and lead business and scope analysis, gathering of requirements and documentation, preliminary system analysis, data cleansing and enrichment, migration, and change management initiatives;
  • Manage day to day operations and additional front loading preparatory technical and business process re-engineering and integration;
  • Provide technical SAP and Power BI expertise to establishing and modernizing the Mission’s Business Intelligence and analytics strategy and operating model;
  • Lead the planning, execution and monitoring of Project Management activities;
  • Lead the creation of technical documentation;
  • Provide end user training and documentation, as required;
  • Contribute to the tracking and reporting times and efforts invested on the assigned tasks;
  • Work as UNOPS focal point on the ground;
  • Provide advice to the Chief of Section and other stakeholders on matter related to Business Intelligence and Business Analytics;
  • Provide leadership in developing, deploying, and managing mission support management's data collection and analytics-based reporting solutions to provide actionable intelligence to mission senior management team and to mission support unit and section chiefs;
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership support to the implementation of BI strategy and roadmap for implementing UNSOS analytics and business intelligence capability to include elements such as the delivery of standard and ad hoc reports, dashboards, and trending based on an increased collection and cleansing method for mission support and mandate implementation data;
  • Interact with, support, and consult with all UNSOS Pillars' Sections /Units to define key performance indicators, standard and ad-hoc reports that enable business decision;
  • Build a team and support structure that will enable and expand these capabilities;
  • Lead a team of BI staff in the development of recommendations based on data analysis, independent root cause analysis conducted with key stakeholders/business process owners. Produce timely and actionable information which helps drive business results and guide decision making processes. Devise and promote effective analytic models and creative data visualization to derive actionable intelligence;
  • Contribute to the development of business rules, guidelines, standard operating procedures and formulate user requirements for IT systems in support of materials management and supply chain activities;
  • Gather requirements from various stakeholders and process owners to define specific business requirements for the end-to-end Supply Chain performance management. Development and promulgate of Business Intelligence Guidance and Procedures and monitor compliance. Promote continuous improvement and innovation in the area of Supply Chain Performance Management;
  • Assess Business Intelligence (BI) training needs; identify, design and coordinate the delivery of BI training programs to staff at all levels; and
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above.

You may find more information at https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=20711

Requirements

Education:

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or in a field related to the post description.
  • A first level university degree with 2 years of additional relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

Required

  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain management, logistics, procurement, engineering or operations management focusing on application of reporting, analytics or BI to managing and improving business performance.
  • Within these 7 years, a minimum of 3 years of experience with SAP ECC is required; and
  • Within these 7 years a minimum of 2 years of experience in delivering BI solutions with Microsoft Power BI is required.

Desirable

  • PRINCE 2 foundation and SCOR certification.
  • Experience with SAP ERP for Supply Chain and SAP reporting.
  • Experience in defining and documenting system requirements.
  • Experience in multinational working environment.
  • Experience with relational SQL or NoSQL databases in relation to manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Experience with Cloud Development Environments like Azure, AWS or Google Cloud.

Languages:

  • English and French are the working languages of the UN.
  • For this job opening, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

2020-12-07

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