Digital and Emerging Technology Specialist, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007355
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Task description

This position is in UNEP’s Corporate Services Division, Enterprise Solutions Section (ESS) at the Nairobi duty station. The Digital and Emerging Technology Specialist will report to DevOps and security team lead, with overall supervision by the Chief Enterprise Solutions Section, and will undertake l undertake the following activities:

Participate as a team member in business automation initiatives to streamline work processes using platforms such as PowerApps, flows, and Jira.
Develop detailed system schemas, data dictionaries, functional specifications, and user documentation.
Gather and document users’ requirements and translate these into innovative digital applications; determine application systems integration and linkage issues.
Work as a team member of developers, particularly in implementing Low-Code/NoCode PowerApps solutions, AI Bots, PHP, and related back-end MySQL and MS SQL databases.
Maintain, upgrade, or enhance existing systems; troubleshoot and provide continuing user support.
Drafts correspondence and communications, including technical support communication and other related issues; coordinates with service providers as required and maintains and supports a portfolio of applications.
Keeps abreast of developments in the relevant field of technologies; conducts research on new frontier technologies and assess their implementation feasibility.
In undertaking these duties, the Junior Statistical Analyst will establish and maintain relationships to support collaboration with data, statistical, scientific, and other specialists/analysts, as well as technical staff across UNEP and in UN.

Required skills