Information Systems Officer, P3, Port Moresby

  • UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Oct 27, 2020
Mid-level UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

 

This post is located in the Automated SYstem for CUstoms DAta (ASYCUDA) Programme of the Division on Technology and Logistics of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Information Systems Officer reports to the ASYCUDA Regional Coordinator for the Pacific.

 

Responsibilities

 

The incumbent shall be responsible for the following main tasks:

 

  • Implementation of the UNCTAD ASYCUDA system in the National Customs Service (NCS), by:

  (a) providing technical advice on the most suitable ICT (Information and Communication Technology) architecture and configuration for the ASYCUDA system implementation in the NCS specific conditions;

  (b) assisting NCS in the preparation of the technical specifications and evaluation criteria for the procurement of ICT hardware, software and associated services required for the implementation of the NCS ASYCUDA system;

  (c) providing technical assistance and support in the prototyping, testing, piloting, roll-out, administration and maintenance of all NCS ASYCUDA system e-Documents including remedial actions, as required;

  (d) organizing and delivering ASYCUDA technical training courses on the implementation, operation and maintenance of the NCS ASYCUDA system;

  (e) assisting NPT(National Project Team) in the preparation of the national ASYCUDA technical documentation.

 

  • Further development/enhancement of the NCS ASYCUDA system by:

  (a) providing technical advice to NCS on the technical aspects of NCS ASYCUDA national extensions/e-Documents, with the view to ensure their integration into the overall operational NCS ASYCUDA architecture;

  (b) assisting NCS to coordinate the technical development of the national extensions/e-Documents of the NCS ASYCUDA system, and their integration into the operational NCS ASYCUDA environment.

 

  • Coordination of the NCS ASYCUDA technical implementation with other governmental agencies'/organizations' ICT and infrastructure activities having impact on the NCS ICT systems by:

  (a) advising the NCS on the technical implications for the NCS ASYCUDA system of other governmental agencies'/organizations' ICT and infrastructure related activities (e.g. Port and Airport Authorities, express couriers);

  (b) coordinating the technical implementation of NCS ASYCUDA e-Documents with other governmental agencies'/organizations' ICT and infrastructure relevant activities.

 

  • Assistance in Project reporting and monitoring system by:

  (a) assisting the NPMs (National Project Managers) in the preparation of Project Progress Reports for national counterpart authorities;

  (b) preparing regular technical Project Progress Reports for the ASYCUDA Regional Coordinator in Geneva inclusive of the elements relating to the logical framework and monitoring plan.

Organization type

UN jobs