Application development specialist


Rome, Italy

Last shared 253 days ago

Job Details


1 - 10 years

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Not Mentioned

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Information Technology Services Engineering
Information Technology Services User Experience/Design
Computer Software Information Technology
Job Description
FAO is looking for developers from different profiles.

Job Description - Application Development Specialist (Various Profiles) (180155)
Job Description
Application Development Specialist (Various Profiles)
Job Posting:09/Feb/2018
Closure Date:23/Feb/2018, 11:59:00 PM
Type of Requisition:Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level:N/A
Primary Location:Italy-Rome
Duration:11 months (with possibility of extension based on performance)
Post Number:N/A


FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants

in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.


Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries

are encouraged to apply.

Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


Organizational Setting
The Information Technology Division (CIO) is responsible for all IT activities within the Organization. CIO performs on behalf of the Organization  the  following  critical  roles:  defining  FAO  IT  policies  and  providing strategic  advice  on  IT  architecture and standards, governance, policy and operational matters while monitoring organizational compliance; defining the mechanisms for managing FAO's information and data; protecting FAO's information assets and ensuring confidentiality, integrity and availability; ensuring provision of IT services that are core for the Organization's global operations and supporting the business processes; coordinating organization-wide IT activities in order to reduce duplication and fragmentation and to increase integration of information data, systems and platforms, mobilizing IT resources from across the Organization.
Call purpose
The Organization frequently engages experts to work on short-term projects as international consultants. An international consultant is engaged by the Organization to provide expertise, skills or knowledge for the performance of a specific task or piece of work, which would be short-term by nature. The assignment may involve full-time or part-time functions similar to those of staff members
The assignment can be from 1 month up to 11 months. The possibility of extension is subject to satisfactory performance and depending on the resources and needs of the Organization. The objective of the Call is to attract talents with relevant experience and background to populate the developer roster.  Experts who are registered in the Roster are available for consideration whenever relevant opportunities arise. CIO is seeking software developers IT Engineers for the following profiles:
  • Web Product Owner
  • Senior SharePoint Developer
  • Typo3 Web Developer
  • Fullstack Java or JavaScript Development
  • User Experience Expert
  • Functional Analyst
  • UX/UI Designer
  • Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Specialist
  • SDLC/DevOps Expert
  • Data Engineer
Company Description
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. 
Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. We believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger. 

Join us in creating a #ZeroHunger world.


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