Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant - Cloud Solutions Architect (for Refugee Registration Information System), Local (HQ Gaza)
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: HQ Gaza
Posting Period: 25 July 2022 - 07 August 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-UNRWA - Information Management - Headquarters Gaza-187065-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment.

Work Location

Gaza

Expected duration

¿ The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
¿ Remuneration for this consultancy will be $ 2,400.00 and depend on fund availability, qualifications, and relevant experience.
¿ The incumbent will be only in Gaza.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Architect and implement solutions on Microsoft PowerApps Platform (Canvas, Portal, Model driven) and Azure technologies (Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Integration Hub) seamlessly within UNRWA environment.
• Lead the development of business products and custom solutions that deliver business value to UNRWA
• Serve as the go-to technical lead for UNRWA Microsoft-based business solutions
• Develop, review, and test customized plugins, PCF controls, APIs, integrations, and reusable components that leverage the latest Microsoft platform enhancements and integrations with Office 365 applications.
• Coach and mentor team of technical professionals to become well-versed in developing Power Platform solutions
• Lead technical, integration and data migration workshops with customers, documents requirements and designs appropriate solutions.
• Become an internal and external thought leader on Microsoft Power Platform components, Azure, and related technologies.
• Articulate and demonstrate the possibilities of Microsoft Power Platform and Azure Cloud technologies to create new line-of-business applications
• Perform other duties as may be required.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

¿ A university degree or master's degree from an accredited educational institution in information technology, information management, Information systems, computer science, computer engineering, Software engineering, Business Administration, Management, or other related disciplines;

Experience:

• A minimum of 10 years experience for a bachelor's degree and 8 years for a master's degree in developing and implementing solutions based on Microsoft Power Platform, including custom development, deployment, operations, and maintenance support, in which 5+ years of technical experience with Microsoft technologies (for example - .Net, C#, VB.Net, Microsoft SQL Server, and Azure) and at least 2 years of experience in building Power Platform based applications (PowerApps, Logic Apps, Azure Functions).
• Experience integrating external data and systems with Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions

Desirable QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master degree is a desirable qualification.
• Experience with multiple end-to-end full life cycle implementations of Dynamics 365
• Two or more years of experience with Agile development
• Experience with Azure administration, Logic Apps, Power platform and cloud architecture
• Experience developing visualizations and dashboards using Power BI
• Professional IT consulting experience

Competencies:
¿ Applying technical expertise;
¿ Strong ability to drive for results, to manage and deliver against multiple priorities on time;
¿ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
¿ Strong interpersonal and communication skills; verbal and written;
¿ Excellent planning and organizing skills;
¿ Flexibility and adaptability.

Languages:
¿ Fluent in spoken and written English.
¿ Fluency in spoken and written Arabic.

Additional Information

UNRWA will be remediating its Refugee Registration Information System (RRIS) through an 18-month project to align with updated international standards for civil registration to ensure unhindered, secure, and protected access to UNRWA’s services.
This entails:
a) de-coupling the registration module from the RRIS and/or creating a standalone registration module, and
b) developing an online portal to update and verify refugee information securely.
Legacy RRIS was developed in C# .NET, ASP.NET, and SQL Server. UNRWA would like to utilize Dynamics 365 and Microsoft PowerApps services for the new platform that will serve UNRWA’s long-term needs for refugee registration and service provisioning.

¿ Please indicate if you are a Palestinian Refugee and provide your registration card number if applicable.”

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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