Job Opening

Posting Title: Database Specialist
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 01 February 2021 - 10 February 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Environment Programme-149026-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

a) The conventions’ websites and related information exchange systems are kept up-to-date, efficient, interoperable and operational in order to support Parties and others to implement the conventions.

b) Tools and guidance made available to DNAs for the consideration of scientific and technical information.

Work Location

Home

Expected duration

The total duration will be 6 months, starting from mid February 2021 to mid August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

The services required under these ToRs are part of the joint clearing-house mechanism for information exchange for the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions. The conferences of the parties of the three conventions pursuant to decisions BC-14/23, RC-9/11 and SC-9/21 on clearing-house mechanism, requested the secretariats of the three conventions to implement the activities of the workplan for the biennium, including its sub-activity number 1 on maintenance of Secretariat’s records keeping systems.

The services required under these ToRs are also part of the scientific support to Parties to the Rotterdam Convention. The Conference of the Parties of the Rotterdam Convention pursuant to decision RC-9/1 on status of implementation of the Convention , requested the secretariat to assist Parties to use the final regulatory action evaluation toolkit, the toolbox for decision-making in chemicals management of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals and other relevant tools for national risk evaluation and decision-making, and for the preparation of notifications of final regulatory action; and also individual assistance to ensure that notifications and proposals meet the information requirements of Annex I or Annex IV. .

The present ToRs outlines the tasks that the consultant will undertake in order to ensure that information on chemicals stored in the PIC Database is interoperable with OECD standard formats for information exchange; to enhance online access to the full content of final regulatory actions (FRAs) by improving the existing online interfaces; as well as tasks related enhancements of the final regulatory actions evaluation toolkit and PIC Database online forms. Additionally, the present ToRs also outline the tasks required to setup a record keeping system to store activities of the ENFORCE and provide access to those activities from the Convention’s website.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related field is required. University studies in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience: Proven experience in system's analysis and design, computer programming, including advanced programming skills in MS VB and C# for .NET platform is required. Experience in the development of applications using Microsoft Office, DotNetNuke Content Management System, JQuery, Kendo UI, MS SQL, HTML 5 and CSS.3 is required. Good understanding of latest web technologies such as OData restful web services is required.
Language: Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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