Regional Product Development Officer
What Are Our Requirements?
In this intake we are looking for 7 highly motivated and intelligent graduates from the following disciplines:
Bachelor of Science – Mechanical/Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering
Bachelor of Science – Information Technology
Bachelor of Science – Geology
Bachelor of Science – Mining & Mineral Processing Engineering
Bachelor of Science – Occupational Health & Safety/Environmental Science
Bachelor of Science – Water & Environmental Engineering/Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
To be considered applicants must:
Have graduated with a relevant and recognized degree within the last one year and/or be due to graduate in
Have (or be on track to) an Upper 2nd class honors or higher
Be a Kenyan citizen
Be able to produce verified transcripts
What you must do to be considered:
Complete the online candidate profile in full
Complete the online interview questions and attach a CV
Attach degree or academic transcript for final or current year
Combine all documents into one document and upload as a single file online (max 10MB)
Please only include professional experience for which you can provide official proof of employment (i.e. pay-slip indicating your functional title, work certificates, etc.). You could be asked to provide copies of such documents prior to interviews/tests. Any discrepancies found between the information stated in any of your application documents and the evidence of employment provided, will be considered misrepresentation and may lead to your disqualification from this selection procedure. This is especially important for your current and previous functional titles (they need to be exactly the same as the one in your contractual agreement), exact dates of employment, description of responsibilities and achievements, reason(s) for leaving and part-time work.
Training / Education required
Three-to-four years’ education at a University or other specialized higher education establishment in engineering, general information technology, computerscience and project management.
At least three years’ experience in the areas mentioned in the job description and in the business requirement analysis. Ten years’ experience in the area is required if the post holder does not have the required level of education.
5 years within Information Systems unit or dealing with IT Users’ requirements is highly desirable.
General information technology and microcomputer knowledge.
Knowledge of IT infrastructure, industry standards and practices concerning networking, business process, encryption, messaging, web protocols, operating systems,
authentication, micro-computer environment and peripherals (printer, scanner,…), Local Area Network, Ethernet/IP and internet technologies and main protocols, Operating systems (Windows, UNIX, LINUX,…), telephony, ToIP, VoiP, Internet Services Providers….
Knowledge in security technology will be a plus.
Thoroughness, sense of initiative, sense of diplomacy, sense of details
Good leadership and negotiation skills, energy, tenacity
Strong communication and analytical skills with experience of working in an international multicultural environment
Analytical and deductive approach
Ability to work independently and under pressure
Professional fluency in English is required.
Working knowledge of French would be a great asset.
Working knowledge in any of the other official working languages of the Organization (Arabic, or Spanish) would be an additional asset.
Remuneration for appointment on contract: Salary scales of all duty stations of INTERPOL can be found at
https://www.interpol.int/What-you-can-do/Careers/Vacancies. The starting point is step 1 and one additional step will
be granted for every 3 years of fully relevant experience. The salary scales of INTERPOL’s officials are adjusted at least
once per year (more under exceptional circumstances) on the basis of the methodology used for the calculation of the
Purchase Power Parity (PPP).
The successful candidate may be offered appointment on a higher step depending upon professional background and experience. For more information regarding conditions of service see Employment conditions for contracted officials
available on the Organization’s career website (https://www.interpol.int/What-you-can-do/Careers).
The incumbent may occasionally be required to work occasional overtime based upon workload and to go on missions.
MODE OF APPLICATION
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INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 192 ï»¿member countries. Our role is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place. Our high-tech infrastructure of technical and operational support helps meet the growing challenges of fighting crime in the 21st century. SUPPORTING POLICE WORLDWIDE We work to ensure that police around the world have access to the tools and services necessary to do their jobs effectively. We provide targeted training, expert investigative support, relevant data and secure communications channels. This combined framework helps police on the ground understand crime trends, analyse information, conduct operations and, ultimately, arrest as many criminals as possible. NEUTRALITY At INTERPOL, we aim to facilitate international police cooperation even where diplomatic relations do not exist between particular countries. Action is taken within the limits of existing laws in different countries and in the spirit of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our Constitution prohibits ‘any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character'. VISION AND MISSION The vision: "Connecting police for a safer world". The mission: "Preventing and fighting crime through enhanced cooperation and innovation on police and security matters" A GLOBAL PRESENCE INTERPOL’s General Secretariat is based in Lyon, France, supported by the Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, seven regional bureaus, and Special Representative offices at the African Union, the European Union and the United Nations. Each of our member countries maintains a National Central Bureau staffed by its own highly trained law enforcement officials.