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08 July 2019

The Umoja team in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC) is excited to introduce Umoja Mobile, an enhanced SAP platform that is optimized to deliver a personalized and simplified user experience across all devices (desktops, tablets and mobile phones).

The user-centered design of the platform strives to provide an intuitive flow.

The first release of Umoja Mobile went live at the end of June with the following entities: 

14 June 2019

The Conference and Learning Centre at the United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) in Brindisi is adopting the Meeting Participants Management (MPM) module, part of the Umoja Extension 2 Conference and Events Management solution.

The Meeting Participants Management module, accessible from any mobile device, supports online event registration for participants, provides easy access to important event documentation, and enables the creation of event webpages to streamline communications between event organizers and participants.

12 June 2019

In case you missed the recent broadcast, we have enhanced Umoja to allow staff to take leave-related actions in Umoja Self-Service at any time, even during payroll lock.

While leave can be requested and approved during the payroll lock, leave balances will be updated only after the payroll lock period.

Until now, Umoja Self-Service functionality for leave-related actions had to be constrained during payroll processing in order to mitigate the impact on payroll.

11 June 2019

Important Announcement!

We are pleased to announce that we have enhanced Umoja to allow staff to take leave-related actions in Umoja Self-Service at any time, even during payroll lock. While leave can be requested and approved during the payroll lock, leave balances will be updated only after the payroll lock period. Read more here.  

08 May 2019

As part of the May payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below. 

For the month of May 2019, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

•    NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Monday, 13 May at 5pm (NY time) to Friday, 17 May at 9am (NY time); 

10 April 2019

As part of the April payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below.     

For the month of April 2019, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

•    NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Thursday, 11 April at 5pm (NY time) to Wednesday, 17 April at 9am (NY time); 

12 March 2019

The management reform proposals of the Secretary-General led to the approval of an annual Regular Budget cycle by the General Assembly.

This change is accompanied by a transition from the Budget Information System (BIS) to Umoja’s new Budget Formulation module, which is a part of Umoja’s broader solution for Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Performance Management (SPPM).

11 March 2019

As part of the March payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below. 

For the month of March 2019, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

•    NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Tuesday, 12 March at 5pm (NY time) to Monday, 18 March at 9am (NY time); 

28 February 2019

Learning is an integral part of the business transformation journey the UN Secretariat has embarked on through Umoja. The latest addition iLearn Umoja, an eLearning platform introduced to train staff on Umoja Extension 2 (UE2) modules.  It facilitates self-learning and provides easy access to training content. Staff can learn at their own pace and use “just-in-time” information that enables them to perform their duties in Umoja.

08 February 2019

As part of the February payroll processing, specific Umoja Employee Self-Service functionalities will be unavailable during the dates listed below. 

For the month of February 2019, the following ESS/MSS freeze schedule will be in effect:

•    NY based General Service staff (L1 pay area): From Tuesday, 12 February at 5pm (NY time) to Monday, 18 February at 9am (NY time); 

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