Database Development Specialist

  Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2004
Date Posted:Jun 24, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:IT - Software
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) was established in 1973 by Vincent V. Checchi to promote social and economic development in developing and transitional countries around the world. Since its inception, the company has completed more than 300 long-term contracts in a wide range of program areas in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, including projects in many fragile and post-conflict states. Today the company specializes in rule of law, anti-corruption, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. The company’s principal client is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). While the company’s practice areas have changed over the years, Vincent Checchi’s original vision continues to inspire and inform our work. We utilize a practical, results-oriented approach that emphasizes sustainable development, guided by our core values of integrity and commitment to excellence. Checchi staff members combine the technical expertise, depth of experience, cultural sensitivity and dedication needed to work effectively in some of the world’s most challenging development environments. Ultimately, we strive to improve people’s lives through outcomes that result in more just, stable and democratic societies.

Job Summary:

The Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) Project is working with the Afghanistan Supreme Court (SC) to strengthen the Court’s administrative capacity to manage its Administration and Finance, and human resources functions. The Database Specialist will assist in facilitation of the development of the Court’s automated systems, particularly its HR, Performance Management, Finance and Administration and Case Processing Systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop and implement Database strategies and interventions

Identify solutions to existing gaps and problems

Provide technical coaching and mentoring to concerned staff

Develop IT Development Work Plan

Recruit and train IT Department staff

Update the SC’s IT Strategic Plan

Conduct HR, Finance, Administrative and Case Processing management and operational data, hardware and software requirements assessments in collaboration with SC concerned directorates.

In Year 1, develop conceptual and system design of HRMIS, train judicial and non-judicial HRMIS system users, pilot test and implement HRMIS, evaluate.

In Years 2-4, conduct system design, implementation of Finance, Admin, Performance Management and Case processing systems, train SC, trial and appellate court system users, conduct pilot tests, implementation, and evaluation.

Submit progress reports to SC Directors and ADALAT Court Management Department Team lead.

Job Requirement:

University degree in Computer Science with major in Database Design and Development, and international IT certifications. At least 5 years of experience with Master and 7 years of experience with Bachelor degree.

Level 4 English ability.

Strong ability to design, develop and deliver training programs.

Ability to communicate and work effectively with senior government officials.

Preferably familiar with justice and judicial sectors of the country.

Strong communication skills, including interpersonal, written and oral English.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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