World Food Programme (WFP) – Web Developer/Programmer

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Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Working in the SCOPE Unit, the Web developer will work under the supervision of the SCOPE service desk manager in charge of the SSD and in close collaboration with other developers and system analysts. The Web developer’s main tasks will be to support the core services of SSD using Python and Django framework and will be responsible for the following duties:

Support the service desk by writing python scripts for modification of data in scope.
Provide data extraction reports as per SCOPE users’ requests.
Troubleshooting of core SCOPE tools
Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements
Mapping the business processes
Perform other related duties as required.
Perform the activities under the direct supervision of the SSS support lead and undertake additional tasks as required; work a shift system as per the roster. (The service operates from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at weekends and public holidays. Shift duty is mandatory)

This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Qualification and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other relevant field.

Experience: Three or more years of progressively responsible support work experience in Database, Web applications development or any other related field in Python and the Django framework.

Database: Solid understanding in database structure, fluent in writing SQL queries, knowledge in PostgreSQL.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is essential, knowledge in any UN official languages is a plus.

Deadline for application is 3 August, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.…