Union Applications Systems Officer

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Geneva, Switzerland

Responsible for the development, maintenance and user support of IUCN systems and tools used to manage and communicate with IUCN constituents (Members, Commissions, Council, Secretariat, Donors and Partners); including IUCN’s CRM, intranet/extranet and Commission management system.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for gathering and documenting new requirements
  • Responsible for the full implementation of customizations, configurations and further developments
  • Responsible for maintenance, availability and lifecycle management
  • Responsible for data conversions, migrations, mapping and overall data integrity
  • Collaborate with integration efforts across all IUCN information systems
  • Conduct data analysis and create custom reports to meet management requests
  • Contribute to the definition, implementation and monitoring of use/user policies
  • Collaborate in the production of tutorials and user support materials
  • Conduct user trainings
  • Ensure timely and effective user support


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in all aspects of web development including back-end programming, customization, configuration and deployment of web platforms
  • Proficiency in PHP and at least one PHP Framework mandatory
  • Proficiency in SQL mandatory
  • Experience with Drupal and/or CiviCRM a plus; experience with any CRM a plus
  • WAMP and/or LAMP server configuration and/or maintenance experience a plus
  • Front-end programming experience a plus
  • Analytical and technical skills to lead the implementation of IT solutions to improve business processes
  • Sound project management experience and personal commitment to get the job done
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment with co-workers located on and offsite
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English as working language, French and/or Spanish a plus

Source: https://hrms.iucn.org/iresy/index.cfm?event=vac.show&vacId=10631&lang=en