For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial research on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 13 countries, UNU’s work spans the full breadth of the 17 SDGs, generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies and leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
The Campus Computing Centre (C3) serves as the technology arm of the United Nations University, providing, responsive, user-focused and cost-effective information and communications technology (ICT) solutions that assist UNU and its institutes in successfully achieving their respective missions. In fulfilling this responsibility, C3 is committed to guiding the University’s strategic technology direction and overseeing the coordination and support of ICT infrastructure, resources and services in alignment with the University’s mission and goals.
As part of the Software Engineering team, working in Agile sprint iterations, the web developer will deliver high-quality software solutions to support and enhance UNU’s operations and intranet ecosystem. The successful candidate also will have the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of the development tools and processes to ensure releases of new functionality. For the right candidate, the possibility of remote work may be considered.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Requirements and qualifications include:
Knowledge with the following skills is highly advantageous:
UNU is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities to apply and become part of the organisation.
UNU has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNU, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
UNU is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its personnel. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position carries an annual leave entitlement of 2.5 working days per month (a total of 30 days of paid annual leave).
This is full-time employment on a Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) with UNU Centre Tokyo. Initial appointment will be for one (1) year with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory work performance, with the combined duration of appointments not exceeding six (6) years.
PSA holders are required to enroll in Japan’s national social health care and pension insurance systems.
UNU is not liable for any taxes that may be levied on the remuneration you receive under this contract. Payment of any such taxes remains the sole responsibility of PSA holders.
This is a locally recruited post; no relocation expenses or allowances apply. The successful candidate will be employed under a local contract and will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations. UNU does not sponsor a working visa for this position.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications online through Impactpool and must upload the following: