Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant – Senior Mobile Applications Developer, Local (HQ Gaza);
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: HQ Gaza
Posting Period: 03 November 2022 - 16 November 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-UNRWA - Information Management - Gaza-194469-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

5 months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Design, Develop, and Maintain Mobile Applications for Phones and Tablets (Android & iOS) based on the specification
• Work with Web Development and UI Development team to build mobile applications interactions dynamically with various Web Applications
• Follow the agency’s design standards, technology process, security principles, and change management process to produce the apps
• Gather requirements and specifications and analyze and produce prototypes
• Interact with various business users, present the prototypes, explain the visually designed prototype, and sign off the designs
• Work with UI developer to design interfaces to enrich user experiences
• Clean coding standards and procedures compliance to the agency’s standards
• Test, debug and improve applications optimization for better performance
• Release in Google Play and Apple App Store or Agency’s Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Management system and team
• Post release monitor application performance, analysis, gather feedback, benchmark, re-design, release, and manage the life cycle of the mobile applications
• Industry up to date on the new development, Security, and Vulnerability assessment on various APIs.
• Assisting in producing Documentation for Requirement Gathering, Prototypes, Signoffs, Coding, and release management
• Frequent knowledge sharing with the team members and colleagues
• Produce monthly reports for mobile application performance and recommendations for improvements and updates
• Performing related tasks as assigned by the supervisor for the design, implementation, customization, and maintenance of Agency mobile applications.
• Assisting in preparing user manuals and other documentation for the systems and applications as assigned.
• Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications :

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in information technology, information management, Information systems, computer science, computer engineering, Software engineering, or other related disciplines;


Experience :

• Minimum 4 years of experience for Bachelor's degree and 2 years for Master's degree in Mobile Applications Development and Management.
• Hands-on experience with proven proficiency in Android Studio and XCode.
• Strong and proven proficiency in iOS and Android SDKs.
• Proven proficiency in Android and iOS App design and coding with backend (REST/JSON) Web Services for Mobile applications.
• Experience building mobile applications integrated with MS SQL Server and .Net core.
• Proficient in Frameworks such as Bootstrap, Angular JS, and CMS-based apps.
• Knowledge in UI & UX, Code reviews and automation.


Competency :
• Excellent communication skills, oral, written and presentation.
• Team spirit and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to coordinate the work with others.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
• Working experience within multicultural teams and international organizations.

Contract Conditions.

• The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
• Remuneration for this consultancy will be on grade 14 ( $ 1,490.30 ) and depend on fund availability, qualifications, and relevant experience.
• The incumbent will be only in Gaza.

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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