Posting Title: IT Helpdesk Assistants

Department/ Office: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Location: ESCAP

Posting Period: 2 July 2018 – 31 July 2018

Job Opening number: 18-Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific-100046-Individual Contractor

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

 

Duties And Responsibilities

Background:

The Information Management, Communication and Technology Section of the Division of Administration of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is seeking the services of English speaking IT Helpdesk Assistants for short-term assistance in the preparation process, as well as to perform various functions during the upcoming United Nations Framework for Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference, 27 August- 12 September to be held at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Bangkok.

IT Help Desk/ICT Clerk (16 persons):

– Work together with the UN IT Team to guide and provide information to delegates on IT related issues;

– Provide first level IT trouble shooting and/or report trouble shooting problems to the supervisor;

– Ensure Computer and Media Centres are kept tidy and provide general support equipment maintenance, as required; and

– Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Work Location

ESCAP

 

Expected Duration

20 – 24 August 2018 (except 22 August)

27 August 2018 – 12 September 2018 (including weekends)

 

Result Of Service

IT Help Desk/ICT Clerk: Efficiently and timely carry out the IT support during the meeting.

 

Qualifications/Special Skills

Academic Qualifications: University’s degree, IT related is required.

Experience: Experience in providing IT service for international meeting is a plus.

Language: Good command of written and spoken English.

 

United Nations Considerations

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. As per UN policy, Consultants and Individual Contractors may not apply for or be appointed to any position in the Professional or above categories and for positions at the FS-6 and FS-7 levels in the Field Service category within six months of the end of their current or most recent service. This restriction does not apply to associate experts(Junior Professional Officers) appointed under the Staff Rules.

 

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.

**Those who are interested, please apply online via https://inspira.un.org

Temporary Job Opportunity at UNESCAP