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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Developer

Application deadline: 22 Dec 2021

ICIMOD is seeking applications for the position, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Developer.

Administration and Finance
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) seeks to enable sustainable and resilient mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge generation and regional cooperation.
ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Working in partnership with regional and international organizations, ICIMOD aims to influence policy and practices to meet environmental and livelihood challenges emerging in the HKH. ICIMOD provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from the region and around the globe to generate and share knowledge, support evidence-based decision making, and encourage regional cooperation.
ICIMOD works through its six Regional Programmes: 1) Adaptation and Resilience Building, 2) Transboundary Landscapes, 3) River Basins and Cryosphere, 4) Atmosphere, 5) Mountain Environment Regional Information System, and 6) Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks. These regional programmes are supported by four Thematic Areas – Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services, Water and Air, and Geospatial Solutions – and underpinned by the Knowledge Management and Communication Unit. ICIMOD seeks to contribute to reducing poverty and vulnerability and improving the lives and livelihoods of mountain women, men and children, now and in the future.
In order to increase the organization’s efficiency and transparency, ICIMOD has implemented Microsoft Dynamics NAV as a fully functional enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform. ICIMOD is looking for a candidate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV to support the coordination of development processes.
Responsibilities and task
Under the overall guidance of the Director of Administration and Finance and the direct supervision of the ERP Unit Head, the ERP Developer will be responsible for the following:
  • Designing and developing new modules in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Developing new reports and customizing existing reports
  • Analyzing technical requirements and writing technical specifications
  • Supporting, maintaining, and enhancing existing applications
  • Conducting unit and integration testing of design changes
  • Contributing to planning and coordinating activities within the team
  • Ensuring change requests/bugs are properly logged and responded to in a timely manner and according to standards and procedures
Minimum qualifications
  • Master’s degree in engineering/CS/computer applications
  • Minimum of four years of technical experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (newer versions such as Business Central preferred)
  • Experience in third-party integration and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Good working knowledge of financial management, purchase and sales, and fixed assets
  • Experience with full multiple life cycles of project implementation and support
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV certification
  • Strong C/SIDE experience and good knowledge in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with installation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and SQL Server
  • Ability to perform customizations and development with the Navision Source code
  • Client orientation and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Teamwork and cooperation: Solicits ideas and opinions to help form specific plans and take decisions cohesively
  • Result orientation: Takes responsibility for fulfilling challenging goals set in line with organizational processes
  • Cross cultural impact: Adapts to various customs and practices
  • Analytical thinking: Uses logical thinking to solve problems, develop plans, and contribute to the decision-making process while taking different viewpoints into account.
  • Impactful communication: Is a good communicator and listener, able to convey thoughts and ideas in a clearly and concisely manner
  • Behavioural flexibility and managing change: Adapts to change and adjusts to new circumstances while helping others do the same
  • Developing others: Supports learning culture and provides feedback on the performance of others, including adherence to protocol
  • Continuous improvement and innovation: Seeks to improve work processes by implementing new practices and technologies
Duty station
The duty station is Kathmandu.
Two years, with a probation period of six months, with a possibility of extension subject to performance and ICIMOD’s future funding levels.
Start date
As early as possible.
Salaries and benefits of ICIMOD are competitive compared with other regional organizations; remuneration is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Gender and equity policy

Qualified and eligible women candidates and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. ICIMOD upholds a gender equity policy and is supportive of women professionals. It operates a day-care centre at the campus and is committed to the integration of gender equity at organizational and programmatic levels.

Method of application

Applicants are requested to apply online before 22 Dec 2021 through ICIMOD's online application system.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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With one foot in research and one foot in development, we work to influence and advance policy and promote sustainable development in one of the most complex places in the world.

Our team

We're seeking dedicated team members at every level to share in our global mission. Both internally and externally, our multicultural staff and partners are our greatest asset.

Where we focus

We work to improve the lives and livelihoods of men, women, and children of the HKH and protect mountain environments and cultures.

How we work

We raise awareness on mountain issues and amplify mountain voices in global forums. We connect the landscape working across scales, organizations, and disciplines to bring countries together around science and knowledge.

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A diverse perspective

We work across countries and cultures in a region where the forces of climate change and globalization are threatening resources and communities.

Create knowledge

Our knowledge is an asset we are determined to share. We create knowledge, seek to understand problems, and present possible solutions by facilitating research, producing data and sharing good practices.

Connect the landscape

We work across scales, organizations, and disciplines to bring countries together around science and knowledge.

Promote resilience

The knowledge we create and share helps the people of the HKH become more resilient, make the most of new opportunities, and prepare for change.

Policies & strategies

The policies and strategies define what we expect of ourselves, and our partners, as we operate with integrity.

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This is our rally cry, our call to action, the force that drives us in three simple words. The HKH is the pulse of the planet and changes happen here before they happen anywhere else. Learn more about this critical global resource, and how we are here to protect it.

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