United Nations Jobs in Kenya,Information Management Officer,Salary over Ksh300K



Job Opening

Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 15 February 2017 – 31 March 2017
Job Opening Number: 17-Information Management Systems-UNON-70678-R-Nairobi (X)
Staffing Exercise N/A

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

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  • Participate in the development and testing of reports and management dashboards as identified and prioritized in the requirements gathering process.
    •Participate in the development of Hana reporting views in coordination with the UN ERP (Umoja) reporting teams to facilitate the delivery of cross functional reports and dashboards.
    •Build procedures to extract, transform and load non-Umoja data where required to enrich data retrieved from the existing Umoja Business Intelligence (BI) system.
    •Complete adhoc requests as received and prioritized by the Business Analytics and Reporting Unit (BARU).
    •Effectively coordinate the collection of functional reporting requirements for identified priority areas.
    •Participate in the coordination between clients and Umoja BI to identify existing reporting assets and resolve any issues therein.
    •Serve as a coordinator in the development and testing of reports and dashboards through the existing power users and subject matter experts (SMEs).
    •Keep abreast with any new Umoja BI technologies and processes so as to act as the go-to person for current and updated information related to Umoja BI.
    •Assess Business Intelligence (BI) training needs; identify, design and coordinate the delivery of BI training programs to staff at all levels.
    •Coordinate the delivery of both certified and focused functional business intelligence training workshops to UNON, UNEP and UN-Habitat colleagues.
    •Undertake to provide functional and technical support for Umoja business intelligence related matters. This involves resolving issues raised, providing resolution guidance and / or escalating through the prescribed Umoja Support Model to Tier 3 support teams
    •Support Umoja BI testing by participating in the testing of BI artifacts such as semantic layer views for the different functional pillars and as released by Umoja
    •Advice BARU’s management on best practices in relation to development of an effective decision support system using Umoja BI.
    •Effectively delegate tasks to other BARU team members to ensure timely delivery of assignments.
    •Perform other related duties as required.


  • Professionalism: Knowledge of the substantive field of work in general and of specific areas being supervised. Ability to produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others. Ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
    •Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
    •Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;uses time efficiently.


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, computer science or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Business Intelligence professional certifications are highly desirable. Prince 2 Certification is an added advantage.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressive responsible experience in the following is required. Data analysis and reporting; Experience in gathering and documenting reporting requirements; Experience working with / implementing technical Business Intelligence solutions with SAP Hana, SAP Business Objects Suite and other Relational Database Management Systems; Experience in providing both technical and functional support on a variety of reporting platforms. Working experience with financial management systems and working knowledge of the UN ERP (Umoja) Business Intelligence solution is highly desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Working knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

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