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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: WPRO/14/FT445
Title: Informatics Assistant (Systems Developer)
Grade: G6
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two Years
Date: 14 August 2014
Application Deadline: 10 December 2014 Vacancy Notice Cancelled
Duty Station:  Manila, Philippines
Organization unit: WP/DAF Director, Administration and Finance (WP/DAF) /
WP/ITO - Information Technology (WP/ITO)
To provide assistance in applying information and communication technology to the development, operation and maintenance of Regional Office information systems and to support the application of office automation to the Regional Office and Country Offices; support informatics requirements of technical and support programmes.
Description of duties:
Under the guidance and supervision of the Systems Analyst (NPO), incumbent will perform the following functions, in accordance with ITG's (Information Technology Unit) policies and guidelines:

1. Analyze, design, develop, test, monitor and maintain new and existing computer applications and services.
2. Prepare appropriate systems and technical documentation; prepare standards for application development and operations.
3. Provide user support, guidance and training to all units within the Regional Office and Country Offices to improve users' computer skills as required.
4. Assist in the testing and evaluation of new hardware and software for use within the Region.
5. Advise on ways of improving systems, workflows and methods.
Graduation from secondary school with advanced formal training in information technology and its applications.
Extensive knowledge of application analysis, design, development and operations. Competence in planning and execution of work and in the presentation of facts and ideas. Ability to communicate and obtain users' cooperation. Familiarity with emerging technologies and ability to learn and apply new technical skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain high standards of personal conduct.
Six years' experience in analysis, design and development of various information systems, including relevant work experience on some of the following: VS 2010+ ; VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET ; JavaScript ; jQuery ; json ; CSS ; SQL Server 2008 R2+ ; T-sql.

Experience on Telerik, jqWidgets, SQL Analysis Services, business intelligence and data visualization is an advantage.
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English.
Additional Information:
Post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the office. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
PhP 589 074 at single rate

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

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Vacancy Notice Cancelled

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