Database Specialist for PPP Unit Re Ad

  Ministry of Public Health
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1336
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2017
Reference:Data/Sp4PPP Re Ad
Closing Date:Apr 23, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Public Health:


The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society. The success of the MoPH is heavily driven in its ability to plan and use allocated resources effectively. Effective financial management is therefore critical for sustainable development and is the primary tool that translates the MoPH development strategies into noticeable outcomes or service delivery. Good governance and democratic accountability relies on transparent management of the MoPH budget. Therefore, ineffective financial management undermines the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions and hinders the country’s progress towards improved and sustainable health care. MoPH finance directorate is going through a reform process and after reviewing the structure of finance directorates of other line ministries such as MRRD, MoE and MAIL, has proposed a new and standard structure that is approved by MoPH leadership, for this purpose MoPH needs a qualified staff as head of coordination and reporting unite, to take the responsibility of overall coordination and financial reporting of MoPH.

Job Summary:

The Database Specialist will be expected to develop a friendly user database and store, clean and maintain all the collected data related to PPP projects, and generate evidence-based reports as per the requirement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work closely with M&E, HMIS and performance coordinator and asset & inventory officer on design and establishment and maintenance of database and required systems.

Plan and perform need assessment of database (public and private), and relevant department(s).

Develop a professional and user-friendly database and its operational guideline.

Establish data sharing system within required accessibility.

Contribute in developing management information system to PPP Unit.

Provide capacity building for MoPH staff on management and well functional of database

Provide support to Head of PPP Unit and assist other staff on data requirements.

Develop proper data collection and storage system.

Integration of collected data and assisting in report development.

Coordinate data findings with communication expert and Head of Unit.

Ensure information is stored as needed into the PPP database and updated timely.

Responsible for technical supervision of database and data accuracy.

Ensure backup documents for all collected and /reported information is maintained in hard and soft copy.

Provide timely progress reports to the Head of Unit.

Job Requirement:

University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and or related field (the degree attested by MoHE Afghanistan).

5 years working experience in Microsoft SQL Server and developing various databases.

Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and MS Outlook.

Knowledge of troubleshooting and ability to handle large size databases.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;

Knowledge of troubleshooting and ability to handle large size databases.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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