First-level university degree in computer science, information technology or a related discipline.
ITIL and / or project management certification such as Prince2.
At least six years’ relevant professional experience which includes several or all of the following areas: functional analysis and specification, software development, user acceptance testing, software maintenance, documentation standards, training methods and deployment.
Substantial hands-on experience working with at least one of the following software solutions: PeopleSoft HCM, PeopleSoft Financials, Hyperion, Oracle Business Intelligence, Acuity Risk Management, Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service and the PeopleSoft Update Manager.
Experience with any or preferably all of the following software solutions: PeopleSoft HCM, Acuity Risk Management and / or Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service.
Project management experience.
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.
Knowledge of French.
Sound knowledge of ERP business practices in relation to at least one of the following areas: PeopleSoft HCM, PeopleSoft Financials Modules (AP/AR/BI/GL/AM), Commitment Control and Procurement, Business Process Management or automation of cross-functional business processes.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work within strict time constraints and to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to accurately reflect and translate business ideas into functional requirements.
High level of client-orientation, with the ability to flexibly react to changing demands.
Competent user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the internet, and the ability to quickly adapt to new software, applications and systems.
Knowledge of financial and / or HR business processes applied by the United Nations.
SQL and PeopleTools skills.
Ability to work with UNIX operating systems.
Mobility:Candidates appointed to an international position with WIPO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment. The post adjustment (cost of living allowance) is variable and subject to change without notice in accordance with the rates as set within the UN Common System for salaries and allowances. The figures quoted below are based on the March 2017 rate of 79.5%
Salaries and allowances are paid in Swiss francs at the official rate of exchange of the United Nations.
Please refer to WIPO’s Staff Regulation and Rules for detailed information concerning salaries, benefits and allowances.
* Initial period of two years, renewable, subject to satisfactory performance. No fixed-term appointment or any extension hereof shall carry with it any expectancy of, nor imply any right to, (further) extensions or conversion to a permanent appointment.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill other posts at the same grade with similar functions in accordance with Staff Rule 4.9.5.
Applications from qualified women as well as from qualified nationals of unrepresented Member States of WIPO and underrepresented geographical regions are encouraged. Please click on the following links for the list of unrepresented Member States and the list of underrepresented regions and the WIPO Member States in these regions.
The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised.
By completing an application, candidates understand that any willful misrepresentation made on this web site, or on any other documents submitted to WIPO during the application, may result in disqualification from the recruitment process, or termination of employment with WIPO at a later date, if that employment resulted from such willful misrepresentations.
In the event that your candidature is shortlisted, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of an identification and of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WIPO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and these will be reviewed individually.
Additional testing/interviewing may be used as a form of screening. Initial appointment is subject to satisfactory professional references.
Additional background checks may be required.
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