ICT Advisor

United Nations Office for Project Services




UNOPS has been present in Bangladesh since 2003. In 2014 UNOPS was established as a formal representation as a response to the UNOPS Executive Board in order to provide more substantial support to the Government of Bangladesh and other clients in the different areas focusing to Resilient Infrastructure Approach, Program & Project Management, Fund Management, Procurement, Human Resources, Financial Management emphasising on building national capacities, improving the resilience of communities with a view of contributing to the implementation of the SDGs.

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is one the largest public sector development agencies in Bangladesh with an annual development budget exceeding USD 2.5 Billion. The mission of LGED is to develop and manage local infrastructure across the country for increasing farm/non-farm production, generating employment, improving socio-economic conditions, promoting local governance, reducing poverty and acting as an agent of change at the local level.

UNOPS and LGED have a history of collaborating in different capacities and forms. LGED has made a request to continue and strengthen this partnership with UNOPS, seeking their top-notch professional support services, particularly in the ICT field. UNOPS and LGED have signed an MOU that provides a broader framework of cooperation and collaboration between the two organisations. Based on the MOU, UNOPS has mobilised its internal resources for an Advisory Support to enhance the ICT system of LGED. 

Expected outputs are:

  • Assessment of the current ICT infrastructure of LGED and mapping its strengths and weaknesses;
  • Creation of a roadmap for LGED to optimise its ICT resources and to achieve institutional excellence in digitalization; and
  • Ad hoc support to LGED (based on mutual agreement)

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • Advanced University Degree in telecommunications, computer science, electronic engineering or other relevant background is required. 
  • A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and 2 years of additional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience 

  • At least 7 years of work experience in the area of information and communication technology and systems in an international fast tracked environment is required.
  • Relevant work experience in delivery of business intelligence and analysis, business process re-engineering, data governance and designing of large scale web applications is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of ICT Infrastructure, LAN/WAN, Cloud Computing, Data and Voice Communication would be a strong preference;
  • Knowledge and experience with ICT service delivery framework such as ITIL and Information Security Framework/methodologies such as COBIT would be a strong plus;
  • Experience with providing advisory and capacity building for public institution would be a strong asset;
  • Proven experience in the formulation of advanced technical advice to non-technical stakeholders is required;


  ●      Fluency in English is required. 

Source: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=25664#3




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