IT Vendor Management Specialist
20-United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund – Office of Investment Management-144664-Consultant
Result of Service
The consultant should contribute to the increased maturity of the PMO, standardizing and clearly defining the approach for vendor, change and programme management, that is better aligned with business needs.
The position is based in NY, however the functions can be performed remotely. Candidates from outside the USA are encouraged to apply.
The project should take a total of 5 months from 01 December 2020 (or as soon as possible) to 30 April 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Programme Management Officer, the consultant will be responsible for the following duties:
Academic Qualifications: An advanced level degree is required, preferably in the area of in business administration, management, information technology or a related field.
A certification in procurement and supply management (e.g. CIPS, CPSM, CTPE, SFIA) is highly desirable.
A certification in programme or project management (e.g. PMP, PCAS, PMI-ACP, CAPM, CSM, CompTIA Project+, Prince2) is desirable.
A certification in IT Service Management (e.g. ITIL, Cobit, TOGAF, BiSL) is desirable.
Knowledge of PowerBI (or similar business intelligence tools) is desirable.
Mastery of Excel, Word and PowerPoint tools is highly desirable.
Experience: A minimum of 10 years of experience in Programme Management, including Vendor Management, is required.
Proven experience in successfully implementing vendor / contract management policies covering vendor performance, risk, and relationship (with a strong focus on vendor / contract administration) is required.
Experience in Project Management and Change Management, preferably in the financial industry, is desirable.
Language: Fluency in English is required.
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.
Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. Please go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=144664&Lang=en-US to apply.
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