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The Position:

The Information and Communications Technology Specialist position is located in the Regional Office and reports to the International Operations Manager. S/He receives policy and technical support from the Chief, Technology Services in the Information Technology Solutions Office (ITSO) in UNFPA headquarters. The incumbent provides support to the Regional Office as well as coordination of ICT initiatives at the Sub-Regional and at the country levels. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the implementation of UNFPA ICT policies, systems, networking, and security standards in the office and for coordination of technical support needs.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

In direct support of UNFPA’s regional strategy to achieve ICPD and Sustainable Development Goals, and in concert with ITSO ICT policies, strategy and plans, the ICT Analyst ensures proper and effective use of ICT in LACRO. Key results expected include:

  • Implementation of Corporate ICT Strategies and Plans
  • Effective customer support
  • Management of resources
  • Confidentiality, integrity and availability of all ICT Systems

How to Apply:

Candidates should complete a Vacancy application, available on the UNFPA website at https:

The deadline for the vacancy applications is: 19 February 2021. Will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom UNFPA has a further interest. This position is for Nationals of Panamá.