|Date Posted:||May 5, 2010|
|Closing Date:||May 19, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||IT - Software|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Programme:
The MIS Manager (MISM) shall be responsible for: a) Carry out needs assessment and analysis of AREDP MIS system; b) Develop new software / databases and restructure the existing databases based on requirements (web based and desktop); c) Develop new M and E database for AREDP linkage at provincial and PMO level d) Administer, maintain and troubleshoot the AREDP database, e) In addition, provide technical support to all relevant Units/Offices on AREDP database; f) Provide training to all AREDP staffs in the relevant software g) Prepare periodic and ad-hoc report regularly and accurately.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Carry out needs assessment and analysis of AREDP MIS system;
â€¢ Develop new software / databases if required and restructure the existing databases based on requirements (web based and desktop);
â€¢ Develop and integrated M and E-MIS system for AREDP linking provinces to HQ
â€¢ Administer, maintain and troubleshoot the AREDP database. In addition, provide technical support to all relevant departments on AREDP-Database;
â€¢ Provide training to all AREDP staffs in the relevant software
â€¢ Ensure that the necessary backup procedures for all AREDP database are in place and regular backups are taken
â€¢ Prepare training material for different packages;
â€¢ Provide the system with in-code and technical documents as well as user manual
â€¢ Ensure that standard data verification procedures are in place
â€¢ Install, configure and troubleshoot web servers;
â€¢ Design and implement dynamic web pages;
â€¢ Link the website with backend databases and display information;
â€¢ Design online data entry and reporting pages linked to the database;
â€¢ Design new websites and restructure the existing website based on requirements;
â€¢ Design graphical items to improve the layout of the websites;
â€¢ Provide technical website related support to all departments of AREDP;
â€¢ Maintain and develop Content Management website;
â€¢ Design web related data exchange routines (Views and Data Provider);
â€¢ Update the web reporting system;
â€¢ Train other department staff in Content Management updates;
â€¢ Write in-code and technical documentation for the software/websites developed;
â€¢ Prepare periodic and ad-hoc report regularly and accurately;
â€¢ Any other duties or tasks assigned.
The successful candidate will be able to work without direct supervision, pay attention to detail and will exhibit personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility, respect for diversity, creative thinking and problem solving.
â€¢ At least 5 years working experience in the field of MIS/IT;
â€¢ Experience of working with development agencies (NGOs/consulting companies/UN) is highly desirable;
â€¢ Knowledge of IIS and other web servers;
â€¢ Knowledge of Domain Environment and ISA Server;
â€¢ Extensive Experience in database operations.
â€¢ Degree in IT required; At least 3 years working experience in the field of web and graphic designing; Experience of working with aid agencies desired;
â€¢ Knowledge of IIS and other web servers;
â€¢ Strong knowledge of web programming languages (ASP, PHP, Java)
â€¢ Knowledge of web and graphics applications like (Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Corel Draw, Photoshop, etc)
â€¢ Extensive experience in the design, development and implementation of complex database systems (SQL server and MS Access);
â€¢ Strong experience in web development, maintenance and training;
â€¢ Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
â€¢ Must be self-starter with excellent demonstrated teamwork skills
â€¢ Fluency in English, in speech, writing and comprehension.
â€¢ Must be willing and able to work outside usual office hours;
â€¢ Must be self-starter with excellent demonstrated teamwork skills.
â€¢ Ability to work in a high pressure environment;
â€¢ Ability to multi-task and work under pressure;
â€¢ Professionalism in appearance and demeanour; and
â€¢ Willingness to enhance knowledge through training and personal initiative.
â€¢ Willingness and ability to travel in rural areas of Afghanistan
3.0 REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to the Head of Office of Monitoring and Learning and accountable to the AREDP Senior Management.
1. PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT:
5 Years - subject to annual renewal extensions based on performance. There is an initial probation period of 3 months, and the initial contract will be until 31 December 2010.