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Paid Internship Opportunity: Re-advertised ICT Associate Position at UNDP

Paid Internship Opportunity: Re-advertised ICT Associate Position at UNDP

Country: Thailand
City: Bangkok
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Paid Internship Opportunity: Re-advertised ICT Associate Position at UNDP

The ICT Associate Internship works in close collaboration with Operations, Programme and project teams in the Regional Hub, UNDP Thailand, and UNDP HQs staff for resolving complex ICT-related issues; collaborates with Regional ICT Coordinator, Office of Information & Technology Management (ITM), and ICT Managers and other ICT Staff. Specific responsibilities include:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and   procedures for the offices’ technology environment.
  • Provision of inputs and elaboration of internal policies and procedures on the use of ICT. Elaboration of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in ICT in consultation with office management.
  • Participate in development and update of the ICT annual plan.
  • Provision of support to the use of Quantum (UNDP’s implemented system) functionality for improved business results and improved client services.

Ensures effective functioning of the Regional Hub and CO hardware and software packages focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Provision of advice on maintenance of equipment and acquisition of hardware supplies, making routine repairs and change of hardware electronic components.
  • Ensure implementation of corporate UNDP systems.
  • Provision of inputs for development of new software packages for high impact results (e.g. office management system, electronic registry, etc) as required.

Ensures efficient networks administration focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Operation of network utility procedures defining network users and security attributes establishing directories, menus and drive-mappings, configuring network printers and providing user access. Ensure that the UNDP desktop and network resources are protected from malicious virus attacks and deploy countermeasures in the event of the attacks
  • Trouble-shooting and monitoring of network problems.
  • Response to user needs and questions regarding network access.
  • Maintenance of up-to-date parameters of information for the network clients and electronic mail.
  • Timely LAN Infrastructure and Internet connectivity upgrade to meet UNDP requirements.

Provides web management services focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Identification of the opportunities and ways of converting business processes into web-based systems to address the issues of efficiency (office management system, donor profile software, knowledge management systems).
  • Creation and maintenance of the offices’ intranet ensuring that the content is updated and meets the requirements of UNDP.

Provides administrative support focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Provision of advice on and assistance in procurement of new equipment for the officesand projects, provision of technical specifications and information on best options in both local and international markets, review of quotations and bids.
  • Maintenance of an up-to-date inventory of the software and hardware.
  • Maintenance of the library of reference materials.
  • Maintenance of the inventory and stock of supplies and spare parts in cooperation with the Procurement Unit.

Check: UNDP Internship Opportunities: Programme Specialist Positions in Local Governance and Peacebuilding

Required Skills and Experience of ICT Associate Internship

  • Secondary Education is required.
  • University Degree in Computer Science and related fields is desirable, but it is not a requirement.
  • Min. years of relevant Work experience  Minimum 7 years with Secondary School (or 4 years with Bachelor’s degree) , of relevant working experience including network administration and use of hardware/software, telecommunications facilities, telecommunication facilities, Video Conferencing systems, knowledge of database packages.
  • Skills in managing computer network, computer hardware and operating systems.
  • Experience in managing and facilitating telecommunication systems such as Video Conference systems, MS Teams, and Zoom is an advantage.
  • Professional Certificates  Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) desirable, but not a requirement

Required Languages: English


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline25 February,2024



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