Senior Info. Comm. Technology Associate (Identity and Access Management) G7, Fixed-term, ICTD Digital Core – Valencia, Spain

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United Nations Children’s Fund Senior Info. Comm. Technology Associate (Identity and Access Management) G7, Fixed-term, ICTD Digital Core – Valencia, Spain Spain UNICEF Jobs 2024

United Nations Children’s Fund looking for “Senior Info. Comm. Technology Associate (Identity and Access Management) G7, Fixed-term, ICTD Digital Core – Valencia, Spain”. Applicants with an Advanced degree may apply on or before 31-Jul-24.

The United Nations Children’s Fund has published a job vacancy announcement on 09-Jul-24 for qualified applicants to fill in the vacant post of Senior Info. Comm. Technology Associate (Identity and Access Management) G7, Fixed-term, ICTD Digital Core – Valencia, Spain to be based in Valencia, Spain. For more jobs, please visit

Company Name: United Nations Children’s Fund

Job Title: Senior Info. Comm. Technology Associate (Identity and Access Management) G7, Fixed-term, ICTD Digital Core – Valencia, Spain

Duty Station: Valencia, Spain

Country: Spain

Application Deadline: 31-Jul-24




UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, defend their rights, and help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

At UNICEF, we are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not just a job – it is a calling.

UNICEF is a place where careers are built: we offer our staff diverse opportunities for personal and professional development that will help them develop a fulfilling career while delivering on a rewarding mission. We pride ourselves on a culture that helps staff thrive, coupled with an attractive compensation and benefits package.

Visit our website to learn more about what we do at UNICEF.

For every child, a digital future

The overarching strategic goal of UNICEF’s Information and Communication Technology Division (ICTD) is to transform and build partnerships with our stakeholders to successfully implement UNICEF programmes globally through innovative technology-enabled solutions.

This position reports to ICT Specialist – Identity and Access Management. It is part of the Application Platforms and Services (APS) Unit under ICTD’s Technology Architecture and Operations (TAO) in Valencia, Digital Core.

The Application and Platforms Services (APS) Unit is the global architecture and engineering lead for UNICEF’s global Identity and Access, Mobility and Cloud Platforms Services portfolio.” and it serves both UNICEF and the UNICEF Hosted Funds.

How can you make a difference?

The incumbent will assist the ICT Specialist (Identity and Access management Architect) in the deployment and management of Identity and Access management platforms, including configuration, maintenance, fault monitoring and performance.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Work collaboratively with relevant IT teams to provide Identity and Access solutions to enterprise platforms including cloud and third-party platforms.
  • Perform regular system monitoring by verifying the proper functioning of all data interactions between our IAM platforms and all other disparate systems.
  • Assist project teams with technical issues, including technical strategy, analysis, and design. Support operations staff in the execution, testing and implementation of IAM related solutions.
  • Automate tasks required to complement the implementation and control of the interaction between all internal and external applications and data repositories.
  • Ensure that IAM processes adhere to security and organization’s policies. Conduct research to enable continuing innovation in the IAM infrastructure. Review and recommend efficient approaches to Identity and Access Management tasks.
  • Provide advanced support for operational functions of IAM systems. Troubleshoot and debug environment and infrastructure problems found in production and non-production systems.
  • Writing and modifying technical documentation; may assist with writing and modifying user-facing documentation.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

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

Minimum requirements:

  • Education: Completion of secondary education (high school diploma) is a minimum requirement, supplemented with university-level courses in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Social Sciences is an asset.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic institution in a field relevant to the position may replace three years of related work experience. A master’s degree may replace an additional two years.
  • Work Experience: At least 7 years of relevant work experience in the following areas:
  • Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services, LDAP, Microsoft Web Application Proxy, Microsoft Identity Manager, Directory synchronization services, Microsoft Entra ID, Microsoft 365.
  • Working experience with DNS and certificate services.
  • Working experience with SAML, OAuth, OpenID etc.
  • An understanding of Azure technologies such as B2C, B2B collaboration and integration services in general.
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships

(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness

(3) Drive to achieve results for impact

(4) Innovates and embraces change

(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity

(6) Thinks and acts strategically

(7) Works collaboratively with others

Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels.

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.

We offer a wide range of measures to include a more diverse workforce, such as paid parental leave, time off for breastfeeding purposes, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

The benefits include:

  • A competitive salary that is tax-exempted in Spain
  • You can access here the UN Salary Scale for Spain, and here a salary calculator for simulation. (Medical insurance and pension premiums will be deducted from net salary).
  • Holidays and leave, including 2.5 days of annual leave accrual per month
  • Parental leave
  • Dependency allowance
  • United Nations-sponsored medical insurance plan, pension plan, and optional life insurance plan
  • Access to professional development and learning programs, online learning, and learning path
  • Access to staff well-being and career development support

Please visit the Compensation and Benefits site on UNICEF Career page

UNICEF does not hire candidates who are married to children (persons under 18). 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 is committed to promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 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.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be canceled.


As per Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.

UNICEF’s active commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Government employees who are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government positions before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

UNICEF does not charge a processing fee at any stage of its recruitment, selection, and hiring processes (i.e., application stage, interview stage, validation stage, or appointment and training). UNICEF will not ask for applicants’ bank account information.

UNICEF shall not facilitate the issuance of a visa and working authorization for candidates under consideration for positions at the national officer and general service category. Candidates must be nationals of EU countries or in possession of a valid work permit in Spain. Please note that General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements.

All UNICEF positions are advertised, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. An internal candidate performing at the level of the post in the relevant functional area, or an internal/external candidate in the corresponding Talent Group, may be selected, if suitable for the post, without assessment of other candidates.

Additional information about working for UNICEF can be found here.