Business Transformation Officer, Bamako, Mali At United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Closing date: Saturday, 1 July 2023

JOB TITLE: Business Transformation officer NOB Bamako (Mali)

DUTY STATION: Bamako

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term NOB

OPENNING DATE: 14.06.2023

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger in the world. WFP’s mission is to help the world reach the zero hunger goal by 2030. WFP works every day to ensure that the most vulnerable, especially women and children, can access to the nutritious foods they need to lead productive and healthy lives.

WFP MANDATE AND INTERVENTIONS IN MALI

In Mali, WFP supports government efforts through an assistance strategy aimed at responding to the humanitarian emergency, strengthening the resilience of communities and supporting sustainable development efforts. In collaboration with state institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners of the United Nations system, WFP organizes cash or in-kind transfers to meet the food needs of families affected by conflicts or hazards , provides school meals that promote girls and boys’ access to education, supports the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, provides technical and financial support to groups of small agricultural producers to improve their production and access at the market.

WFP also provides the air transport service, providing humanitarian and development actors with safe, reliable and economical transport to the regions of Mopti, Gao, Menaka, Timbuktu and Kayes, which provides access to the most vulnerable populations. vulnerable. The world’s largest humanitarian agency also supports the government and its partners, through food and nutrition security analyzes, the provision of logistics services, and information and communication technologies.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced university degree in Computer Science, engineering or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience or trainings/course.

Experience: Minimum Three (3) years in positions of responsability

Language: Fluency in French language and Intermediate knowledge in English.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ). Job holders report to the Division/Regional/Country Director or the designate, and work under the functional supervision of the Director, Information Technology (IT). Job holders operate with minimal supervision across several business areas maintaining contacts with business counterparts to bring business needs into IT. They are heavily involved in day–to-day activities and analytical work. Job holders provide advice on business needs using their technical knowledge and experience. They may provide guidance to more junior staff.

JOB PURPOSE

Partner with the business to understand their needs and operating environment in order to transform business requirements into solutions exploiting IT capabilities and focusing on business satisfaction.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  •  Capture, analyze and document (i.e. through diagrams, flowcharts, data models, user experience designs, storyboards) business requirements for IT solutions and services following WFP policies, standards and strategies.
  •  Communicate business requirements to business counterparts, for a shared understanding of the requirements and effective implementation of strategies/plans.
  •  Baseline and track business requirements through to implementation ensuring efficient management of change.
  •  Test and analyze IT solutions and document the match against business requirements for quality and accuracy.
  •  Establish and maintain close partnerships with business counterparts to effectively meet their needs.
  •  Manage the service catalog of IT solutions offered to the business, including current, retired and those in the pipeline to ensure effective knowledge management.
  •  Manage alignment of IT service levels with SLAs for solutions or services focused on the business needs. Conduct survey on business satisfaction with IT solutions and services.
  •  Manage estimates, business cases, planning, risk identification, problem and issue management to ensure the effective delivery of IT solutions.
  •  Adhere to processes, procedures and templates for the Business Relationship Management, Business Analysis and IT Project Management functions to ensure compliance and consistency.

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  •  Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.

People

  •  Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.

Performance

  •  Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
  •  Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
  •  Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.

Partnership

  •  Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This position is a 12-month fixed-term contract, renewable with the possibility of renewal.

Salary and benefits

Very attractive salary 2.5 working days annual leave per month Maternity/paternity leave Sick leave 10 public holidays per year Membership of the United Nations pension fund Medical insurance for staff and their direct dependants

CLOSING DATE: 25.06.2023

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30.06.2023

Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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