recent
أخبار ساخنة

Agile Project Management Consultant - UNRWA

الصفحة الرئيسية
ليصلك احدث الوظائف والاخبار اشترك معنا في قناتنا على التليجرام

 

Agile Project Management Consultant - UNRWA

طريقة ترجمة الوظيفة من اللغة الانجليزية الى اللغة العربية

CONSULTANCY - TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million registered Palestine refugees. Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip to achieve their full potential in human development, pending a just solution to their plight. UNRWA’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 30,000 staff. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions.

 

Agile Project Management Consultant, HQ Gaza (Local)

 

BACKGROUND

UNRWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) that aims to enhance livelihood and human development opportunities to Palestine refugees in Gaza. By this new collaboration, UNRWA becomes a provider of Information Management, Technology services and capacity augmentation to UNICC technical team, on a cost recovery basis through IMTD/IT Service Center (ITSC) in HQ-Gaza.

United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) is a UN agency that provides IT services to other UN agencies on a cost recovery basis.

UNRWA Information Management and Technology Department (IMTD) is seeking an – Agile Project Management consultant who will play a vital role in planning, analyzing, and implementation of the project. He is the one who sets deadlines for the project and chooses an appropriate method for the development. Therefore, he/she should have extensive knowledge of the development life cycles.

An agile project management consultnat should excel in Agile Software Development Models. As per the detailed job description below.

The consultant will report administratively to Head Information Technology Service Centre at Headquarter Gaza and technically to United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC).

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. ·     To handle various responsibilities such as planning, scheduling and coordinatingall the aspects of the project
  2. ·     To use the tools for Agile project management such as: Agile Modeling,,Essential unified Process (EssUP), Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM),,Agile Unified Process (AUP) Open Unified Process (OpenUP) , Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP),Velocity tracking , Feature Driven Development (FDD) .
  3. ·     To work with any of the above given agile models comfortably and decide deadlines and budget of the project accordingly
  4. ·     To interact with the clients and understanding their requirements
  5. ·     To maintain status report of the project and also keep a record of the previous reports
  6. ·     To compile historical data available with the team and present it for the reference of the senior officials and the team members working on the project
  7. ·     To present the status report of the project to the senior officials of the organization
  8. ·     To conduct training sessions for the team members and explain the Agile method to them
  9. ·     To provide maintenance of the software systems and the necessary infrastructure such as software, operating system, etc., is also a responsibility of an agile project manager
  10. ·     To help in the deployment of the project

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1.         A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline.
  2.         Minimum 5 years of experience in Project management
  3.         Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  4.         A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.
  5.         Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
  6.         Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel Balanced business/technical background:
  7.         Fluency in spoken and written English.

 

COMPETENCIES

  1.         Applying technical expertise.
  2.         Strong ability to drive for results, to manage and deliver against multiple priorities on time. 
  3.         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  4.         Strong interpersonal and communication skills; verbal and written. 
  5.         Excellent planning and organizing skills. 
  6.         Ability to learn new concepts and technologies quickly.
  7.         Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.
  8.         Flexibility and adaptability. 

 

dESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1.         Certification in Agile project management.
  2.         Certified Scrum Master, DSDM Foundation, DSDM Practitioner and Certified Scrum Practitioner.
  3.         A strong troubleshooting methodology and the ability to work under fast paced timelines with creative solutions.
  4.         PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  5.         Demonstrated experience presenting work to both technical and non-technical audience.

 

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

  1. ·        The duration of the consultancy is 6 to 11 months, extendable according to performance and availability of funds.
  2. ·        Remuneration will be equivalent to grade 15; $1,600 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the consultant.
  3. ·        The incumbent will be based in Gaza.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or UN Personal History Form demonstrating clearly the knowledge and experience required to meet the consultancy requirements via 

consultancy@unrwa.org

indicating the title of this consultancy “Agile Project Management Consultant” in the subject line of the message. The deadline for the submission of applications is 18 November 2020.

 

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men. UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  UNRWA is a non-smoking environment

google-playkhamsatmostaqltradent