Department/Office: Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Enterprise Resource Planning Project
Closing date of applications: 17 December 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-Information Management Systems-DMSPC ERP-143707-R-New York (E)
The position is located in the Development and Integration team, SAP Development, Technical integration architecture, Fiori/Apps, Delivery Team of the ERP/Umoja project in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance in New York. The Information Systems Officer (SAP Technical Development and Integration) will report to ERP Officers.
Umoja is a continuous organizational transformation, enabling high-quality, and cost-effective service delivery for evolving United Nations mandates, anywhere in the world. By updating skills, harmonizing practices and applying global technology, Umoja maximizes productivity of the UN's human, financial and material resources.
Umoja transcends organizational, geographical and functional barriers, fostering a culture of transparency, accountability, empowerment, sharing and unity across the United Nations. For more information on Umoja visit: http://umoja.un.org.
The SAP technology specialist supports the ongoing implementations of the ERP SAP implementation of the Umoja solution specifically the Enterprise Central Component (ECC), Workflow and Business rules [BPM, BRM], Interfaces with both SAP and non-SAP systems and applications, as well as in respect of back-end integration points across systems and workstreams of the Umoja solution [particularly Finance and SCM] and integration with Cloud solutions.
Under direct supervision of ERP officers, the post will specifically support work in the following areas of the ERP implementation by alignment with best practices:
Professionalism: Knowledge of SAP development in ABAP for Business Suite and S4Hana. Knowledge of PI, PO, SolMan and ChaRM. Knowledge of Fiori. Understanding of SAP implementation and Methodology and high-level programming languages. 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.
Planning and 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.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. SAP Certifications are desirable.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of an ERP information systems within an SAP environment is required. Experience with development in SAP and with the related SAP tools for implementation is required, which includes: ABAP, Webdynpro, Objects, BAPIs, BADIs, user-exits, smartforms, LSMW, SAP Business Workflow and Rules (BPM, BRM), Business Server Pages (BSP), SAP Script and/or SAP ADOBE forms.
Experience with SAP Public Sector modules such as Finance Integration, Funds and Grants Management (FM/GM) and Supply Chain Modules [SCM] as well as with interfaces and data transfers from/to SAP and non-SAP systems is desirable. Experience as a user of SAP Solution Manager for Application Lifecycle Management and with SAP Best Practices for ChaRM implementation is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the posts advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
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