Developer/Software Engineer(1544 Views)
About National Procurement Authority
The National Procurement Authority has been created consequent to the vision of H.E. the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for institutional reform in a bid to curb corruption and strengthen public confidence in the ability of the government to deliver services in an efficient, effective and transparent manner that will foster economic growth and equal opportunities.
As part of the ongoing system reforms by the present Afghanistan Government, National Procurement Authority (NPA) has been established to act as the apex procurement organization to formulate policies related to public procurement and to regulate the public procurement function in the entire nation. The NPA will oversee and facilitate all national procurement (goods, works and services) above a certain threshold and which are vital to economic development of Afghanistan. In addition, it will look after the policies and procedures to strengthen the procurement system and start e-procurement in Afghanistan, to bring about a completely transparent public procurement system. Other objectives of NPA are to enhance budget execution, ensuring efficiency in public procurement system, recruitment of professional and honest procurement civil servants at different levels and various capacities.
The Contracts’ Implementation Monitoring Directorate-CIMD is one of the five directorates of NPA that leads the path towards “Government in the Sunshine” by being a professional, reliable and efficient contracts’ downstream monitoring body in Afghanistan and works for the monitoring of contracts’ implementation as well as the establishment and institutionalization of a comprehensive Electronic-Government Procurement system within the country to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, transparency and value for money.
The incumbent works under the overall guidance and supervision of PMIS Manager. He/she will provide technical support and technical inputs required to allow NPA to achieve its target of establishing a fully functional PMIS system mainly system development which will be capable of supporting and servicing the informant system needs of the entire NPA and ultimately, should be able to translate high-level of requirement into interaction flows and artifacts and transform them into interactive, intuitive, and functional designs.
|Date Posted:||29 Nov 2016||Reference:||NPA/AF/C-37|
|Closing Date:||08 Dec 2016||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||IT - Software||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Salary Range:||As per NTA Salary Scale Policy|
|Contract Type:||Consultant||Years of Experience:||5 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||No|
Duties and Responsibilities
Review, analyze and modify Web Applications modules including documenting, designing, developing, testing, monitoring, and maintaining as specified by PMIS Manager.
Assist in designing and development relational database systems with MS-SQL Server 2014 including the designing of Tables, Relations, Complex Queries, Stored Procedures, and Functions;
Assist MIS Manager to integrate client/server based database system (MS SQL Server 2014) to the web portal (C#/ASP.NET Application)
Assist IT/MIS Manager in analyzing the new reporting requirements and designing/deploying the online reports and integrating them into web application (Crystal Reports) or Ajax based reports;
Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
Contribute towards monitoring the work against the production schedule closely and provide progress updates and report any issues or technical difficulties to MIS Manager on a regular basis;
Assists seniors to gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.
Contribute to the development of relevant standards and guidelines;
Provide support to e-PMIS operations and maintenance and ensure its effective implementation.
Provide support to the operation and administration of e-Monitoring, e-Reporting, e-Communication (portal) and e-Tendering Systems;
Maintain Daily, Weekly and Monthly Backups;
Provide technical support to administer and maintain the PMIS.
Support PMIS team to provide training and workshops for beneficiaries.
Perform any other related duties requested by IT/MIS Manager.
Good conceptual skills e.g. for decision making and other analysis is highly required.
Technical knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Working knowledge of data modeling and manipulation
Working knowledge of C#/ASP.NET & Visual Studio and OOPs.
Working knowledge and high level of experience in ASP.NET/C#.
Working knowledge of Client/Server Encryption Protocols including SSL.
Understanding of MS-SQL 2014, MySQL server deployment, Database Design, Trouble Shooting, Administration, Maintenance, Replication, Security, and Account Management, Backup, and Disaster Recovery.
Working knowledge of XML/XML DOM.
Ability to multi-task effectively as well as to work under pressure
Ability to exercise as significant degree of initiative and to work effectively with stakeholder organizations.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of government, GOIRA rules and regulations would be an advantage.
I. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information System or any other related field. Holding Vendor certificates in web/application programing including MCPD is preferable. II. Work Experience: Must have 5 years of professional experience in Web Development, System Engineering, IT with government or international NGOs. III. Language Requirement: Must be proficient in writing, reading and speaking in English. Must also have strong communication, reading and writing skills in one of the national languages (Dari or Pashto)
Afghanistan - Kabul
Bachelors Degree, IT
Interested individuals are requested to send their updated CVs and APPLICATION to e-mail mentioning the vacancy title and number in Subject line. Subject: (Developer/Software Engineer - NPA/AF/C-37)
Only short listed candidates who meet the above criterion will be contacted for written test/ Interview.
Note: CVs not mentioning the vacancy title and Number in subject line will not be considered.
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