• Candidates
    Open to Internal and External Candidates
  • Job classification
    National Officer
  • Grade
  • Duty station
    Manila (Global) Administrative Centre (MAC)
  • Location
  • Type of Appointment
    Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
  • Closing Date
    25 Apr 2024
  • Duration of Assignment
    One Year with possibility of extension
  • Salary
    Php 1,322,652 per annum net of taxes

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


The position is based in Manila Administrative Centre (MAC), headed by the Director of MAC. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is one of the divisions with its operations delocalized to MAC.

Under the overall supervision of the ICT Officer (Software Development) and direct supervision of the ICT Officer (Applications Development), and in close co-ordination with the ICT Officer (Project Management) and the ICT Officer (Solutions Architect), the successful candidate will be responsible for the coding of system components according to design specifications, corporate standards and best practices and solution design.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  1. Code system components according to design specifications, corporate standards and best practices and solution design.
  2. Assist in the development, using Object Oriented design principles and software design patterns, to attain high reusability and maintainability.
  3. Implement the detailed application design of the system provided by the application Architect.
  4. Adhere to the version control system, build and release processes and coding standards.
  5. Participate design and code walk-through for review and incorporate feedback into design and code artefacts.
  6. Work with team members to identify potential risks in application design and delivery.
  7. Perform unit and integration tests and resolve any resulting issues/bugs.
  8. Work with architect and develop business systems using the .NET framework.
  9. Communicate project status, issues and risk factors to project team members.
  10. Provide tier 3 technical support of the application Portfolio, ensuring agreed SLAs are met.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with two (2) years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional certification in the area of study and practice above, or a Microsoft Certified professional developer is a distinct advantage.


  • Sound and specialist knowledge of object-oriented architecture and design patterns for building highly scalable applications using .NET framework (4.5).
  • Demonstrates effective application of knowledge and understanding in NET development and C#, SQL Server 2016 – Stored procedures, Functions, Views, Indexes, Relational Database Design.
  • Extensive experience in building Web applications and/or Web services using the .NET Framework and Visual Studio 2017 and up.
  • Excellent knowledge.
  • Experience in developing design artefacts based on UML notations and using standard tools.
  • Proficient in back, middle and front-end development.
  • Possesses knowledge and understanding of XML documents, XSD schemas, XSLT to develop the necessary schemas and maps to represent the flow of the messages through the solution.
  • Possess a good understanding of relational database concepts.
  • Possess a good understanding of SOAP/REST webservices and their payload schema.
  • Experience in SVN and/or GIT.
  • Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills both oral and written.
  • Possess client-side Web development skills (HTML, CSS, JQuery/AngularJS/ReactJS).
  • Ability to work with cross cutting and diverse teams.


For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is desirable.


Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.

Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.

Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies

Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.

Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

How to apply

Interested applicants may send their applications to hrmanila@iom.int no later than 25 Apr 2024. VN Number and Position Title (VN 117/2023 – National ICT Officer (.NET Applications Development) (MHD)) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a duly-accomplished IOM Personal History Form, and a résumé highlighting education and experience relative to the above qualifications.

IOM welcomes applicants from qualified individuals, irrespective of their race, religion, skin, color, nationality, age, disability status, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family structure, mental health status, or any other characteristic.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.