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ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems. ITU also organizes global Telecom events bringing together the most influential representatives of government and the private sector to exchange ideas and knowledge for the benefit of all.
Date of Issue: 29 July 2021
Selection in Progress
Applications from women are encouraged
Functions: Senior WordPress Developer
Deadline for Applications (23.59 Geneva CH) : 12 August 2021 Duration of Contract:  2 months (can be extended up to 3 months)  
Type of Appointment: Special Service Agreement Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland
Grade: To be defined / Other
The General Secretariat directs all the administrative and financial aspects of the Union's activities, including the implementation of the provisions of the administrative regulations on operational questions, the dissemination of information on telecommunication matters for operational and other purposes, the provision of legal advice to the Bureaux of the Union and the departments of the General Secretariat, logistic support to the Union's activities including conferences, the coordination of the work of the Union with other international organizations, the dissemination of information to the Member States and Sector Members, press, corporate and individual users of telecommunications and the general public. The General Secretariat is also responsible for the organization of world telecommunication exhibitions and forums.
Organization Unit:
Within the General Secretariat, the Information Services Department (IS) is the focal point for the ITU information technology services, managing ERP, CRM, documents, information systems and infrastructure, service-desk, library, archives and information management services, safety and security (both physical and logical), to support staff both at Headquarters and in the Field, as well as delegates attending conferences, meetings and events world-wide. It also promotes ICT collaboration, partnerships and information-sharing and represents ITU in inter-organization meetings and committees related to information technology and security management.
 Duties / Responsibilities
Terms of Reference:

The Senior WordPress Developer will complete the following tasks:
  • Implementation of the "Events Overview Page" in the ITU environment as defined by the prototype and Statement of Work.
  • The consultant should provide the knowledge transfer and complete documentation to ITU at the end of the project.
Concrete deliverables:
  • ITU User Experience (UX)/User Interface (UI) will provide the prototype and the consultant will be responsible for implementation of the frontend and backend.
  • The consultant will be required to follow ITU best partice and naming convention related to WordPress implementation.
  • The whole project will have to be uploaded in Azure DevOps along with the corresponding documentations.
Essential Technical Competencies: Senior Developer with a minimum 5 years of development in Cloud based WordPress environment. Knowledge in php Javascript mySQL react, advance CSS, integration with ADFS, with minimum 5 years programming experience. Experience in using Rest API. Knowledge of Mobiscroll plugin would be an advantage.
Qualifications required
Advanced degree in computing science, mathematics, engineering or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above.
At least five years of progressively responsible experience in developing applications in WordPress Cloud based environment, including integration with ADFS. Knowledge of integration with SAP CRM would be an advantage.
Fluency in English is required.
Additional Information:

8,741CHF per months


Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for written test. Interviews may be used as a form of screening.

For further information concerning the Conditions of Employment please click the following link
Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration
Selection in Progress

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