MIS Developer

  Ministry Of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2150
Date Posted:May 28, 2017
Closing Date:Jun 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Service Contract
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Ministry Of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock:


The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock is implementing “On Farm Water Management (OFWM)” Project, financed by the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), in five (5) regions, namely: Kabul, Nangarhar (Jalalabad), Balkh (Mazar-i-Sharif), Baghlan and Heart. The overall development objective (PDO) of the OFWM-Project is to improve agricultural productivity in the Project Areas by enhancing the efficiency of water used. A Kabul-based Project Management Unit (PMU) headed by the Project Manager, with the assistance of Core Team of Specialists, is responsible for execution of the project. Five Area Teams: one each in Kabul, Nangarhar (Jalalabad), Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh), Bamyan and Heart, have been established for implementation of field activities. The project started its implementation from March, 2011 for a period of 3 years and is being monitored by Worlds Bank. The project closing date has recently been extended up to April 2016. The project has received additional fund from the World Bank (the Bank) and the period of the OFWMP has been extended to December 2019.

Job Summary:

The MIS Developer will be OFWMP employee working for Central Program Office ( CPO ) at MAIL/Kabul and will bring strong technical skills to the team and he/she would have solid technical knowledge and experience in the field of MIS related activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Analyze the business processes and identify the system requirements

Develop new software / databases (web based and desktop) to store project related information

Define data flow methodologies, processes and propose the required resources

Plan and coordinate and closely monitor database development activities with data analyst

Provide technical support in designing and oversight in the design of a Database for Irrigation infrastructure

Provide technical software related support to all departments of CPO;

Supervise the development of the web related data exchange routines (Views and Data Provider);

Maintain, administer and troubleshoot information systems.

Make sure that the Web Reporting System is updated on regular basis;

Provide technical support to the CPO.

Provide training to all CPO department staffs on the relevant software

Ensure that the necessary backup procedures for all CPO database are in place and regular backups are taken

Provide the system with in-code and technical documents as well as user manual

Ensure that reports are produced precisely, timely and regularly. Also assist in the development of the monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

Ensure the smooth functioning of CPO database and send regular updates/patches and SQL commands to install new features, fix bugs and update data.

Work closely with M&E and IT Departments and give them updates when required

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in IT required; At least 5 years working experience in the field of MIS/Information Technology and Management; Experience of working with Government/Aid agencies is desired;

Extensive experience in the design, development and implementation of complex and distributed database systems;

Working knowledge of system analysis and design processes

Knowledge of IIS and other web servers;

Strong knowledge of web programming languages (VB/C#, WPF, ASP.NET, MVC, JQuery, Ajax, JSON).

Extensive experience in the design, development and implementation of complex database systems;

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;

Must be self-starter with excellent demonstrated teamwork skills

Fluency in Dari, Pashto & English, in speech, writing and comprehension.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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