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Please note that this is a temporary assignment for an initial duration of 5 months 29 days, with an extension for another 5 months 29 days and is subject to project needs and funds availability.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions.
The Department of Management and Finance (DMF) is responsible for managing the material and financial resources of the Organization. The objective of DMF is to provide efficient and effective management of non-staff resources in support of OSCE programmatic activities. It provides policy guidance on the management of OSCE financial and material resources and develops and maintains OSCE Financial Regulations and Rules and Financial Administrative Instructions. DMF consists of Budget and Finance Services, Mission Support Section, Information and Communication Technology Section and the Information Security and Co-ordination Unit.
Information and Communications Technology Services (ICTS) ensures efficient, available, and cost-effective management, operation and utilisation of Information Technology (IT) in support of the core business of the OSCE. This comprises activities associated with co-ordination, operation, management, development and implementation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) supported projects and infrastructure.
The OSCE Secretariat is starting two major, related IT projects in 2020:
1. Oracle EBS 12.2 Upgrade: this project will upgrade the OSCE's Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) service from version 12.1.3 to version 12.2. The OSCE's EBS service is hosted and managed by the UN International Computing Centre (UNICC) in Geneva. EBS 12.1.3 will be discontinued by Oracle in December 2021, and the upgrade project is planned to complete by Q2 2021 latest.
2. Oracle PBCS Implementation: this project will implement the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Solution (PBCS, also known as Hyperion Budgeting), including integration with EBS. The OSCE currently uses the on-premise Oracle Public Sector Budgeting (PSB) EBS module. PSB will be desupported by Oracle in December 2021, and so is being replaced by PBCS. The PBCS implementation is planned to complete by Q4 2020.
These two projects will run in parallel and are dependent upon one another. Both projects will be delivered by OSCE project teams working together with external vendors. In addition to these two major projects, ICTS will also be running several other Oracle EBS-related projects in 2020/21.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Should you be selected for the position of Oracle Applications Project Manager, you will perform the following duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://www.osce.org/secretariat.
Monthly remuneration, subject to post adjustment, is approximately EUR 7,635. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme.
Please note that appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.