Long Term Agreement for Individual Consultants for Power Platform and Azure Developer-UNICEF Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest, Hungary (remote)

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. 

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. 

And we never give up. 

For every child, a calling 

We are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not a job, it’s a calling.

UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) in Budapest, Hungary provides services to UNICEF offices globally in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Information Technology. For more information about GSSC please visit our webpage at Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC)  and check this YouTube

How can you make a difference? 

BIS Section is facing a growing demand for automation and processes simplification through innovation GSSC and at global level. In order to provide valid responses, analysis and solutions, we need the support of specialized person having a high expertise in the areas of the platforms and system UNICEF is using, like Microsoft (mainly Azure and  Power Platform) and their integration with other systems (mainly SQL db, Service Now, SAP).

Scope of Work:

  • Development, maintenance and optimization of the existing Power Platform related applications (mainly SharePoint and Power Apps)
  • Participate in the development of the ongoing Power Platform related Projects,
  • Application of integration solutions for data integration for new projects under BIS
  • Solutions to follow Power Platform evolution (from SharePoint and custom pages toward to Modern, Power Automate, PowerApps customization, Azure Logic Apps),
  • Prepare the required technical documentation,
  • Scaling up of Power Platform solutions
  • Use of backup and restore procedures to make possible a sustainable development policy for Power Platform solutions.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or related field
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Power Platform (SharePoint) development and 10 years in Power Shell Scripting 
  • Knowledge in VB programming
  • Knowledge in O365 apps
  • Knowledge in SQL scripting, management and integration
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow platform
  • Excellent communication
  • Fluency in English (both verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. 


Detail Terms of Reference: Terms of Reference

Financial proposal is part of the application and is required to be submitted as per the attached template: Financial Offer Form

General Terms and Conditions for the Consultancy Contract is attached, for your reference: General Terms and Conditions.pdf


For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

  To view our competency framework, please visit  here

  UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. 



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. 

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 

Advertised: 02 Jul 2024 Central Europe Daylight Time
Deadline: 11 Jul 2024 Central Europe Daylight Time

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