IT Officer

World Food Programme
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-08-18 Deadline: 2015-08-24
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Advanced university degree in Computer Science, Management information systems or other relevant field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : IT / Software
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

IT Officer (Cash and Voucher)-1(pos)

WFP Nepal is in the process of scaling up cash-based food assistance programmes to vulnerable communities in Nepal. In order to achieve this, WFP plans to increase the use of innovative approaches, transfer modalities and technologies to support these programmes in Nepal. The country therefore seeks in-house capacity to ensure that beneficiary registration and transfer management activities are thorough, effective and efficient; existing business critical systems are supported, scalable and well-adapted to WFP’s evolving needs. 

In line with the country office objectives, WFP Nepal requires an IT Officer to coordinate and support the implementation of technologies and processes to support cash-based activities. 

General Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Advanced university degree in Computer Science, Management information systems or other relevant field; or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses in Information Systems.

Experience: 

  • At least three years of progressive post-degree experience in a ICT related field a such as hardware and software support, WAN/LAN, business/ systems analysis.
  • Experience in client support, such as, a Help Desk and User Support Unit.
  • Has assisted in the design and implementation of service management and support systems/ processes.
  • Has performed user support activities resulting in timely, high-quality delivery of services to user communities in various business contexts including remote / distant areas.

Knowledge:  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office in particular MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access.
  • Possession of a combination of business and technical (IT) including - general management skills and document preparation. 
  • Language: Proficiency (read/ write/ speak) in English and Nepali. 

Desirable: Experience in database administration and reporting; working in an international, or multicultural environment; and working knowledge of WFP Programmes and projects, preferably with hands-on experience in cash transfer activities; 

 

Apply Instructions

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on http://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadelhura). The application can be sent either by email to nepaler.vacancy@wfp.org  or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of IT Officer (Cash and Voucher)” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 24 August 2015.

The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office, Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road, Lalitpur, Nepal. P.O. and Box 107

“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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