|Date Posted:||Feb 7, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 15, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Chemonics RAMP UP South:
The purpose of RAMP UP is to create effective, responsive, democratic, transparent, accountable, and gender sensitive municipal governance in targeted municipalities throughout the country. RAMP UP will: (1) increase the capacity of GIRoA municipal officials, (2) improve the delivery of municipal services to citizens in target municipalities, and (3) increase municipal capacity to enable, support, and sustain economic growth. As a result of RAMP UP, Afghan citizens will receive better services, understand the responsibilities of municipal leaders, play an active role in the municipal decision-making process, and see local governance structures as legitimate.
The Programmer Analyst will work closely with the Component 3 Team Leader (TL) to help create and/or convert hard copy files in Kandahar Cityâ€™s revenue generating departments to electronic (soft) format. It is expected that analyst will help the TL to develop a business/revenue model that will improve on the critical elements that currently affect the revenue collection process and other programs.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Provide leadership in the area of converting hard copy municipal revenue collection files to electronic format.
â€¢ Create electronic spreadsheet as needed to help automate existing reporting and data collection processes in the revenue department.
â€¢ Assist with the development and implementation of the new business/revenue models program-wide.
â€¢ Work closely with financial consultants as needed.
â€¢ Collaborate with other project areas to insure maximum coordination among staff.
â€¢ Design databases to automate some business processes as needed.
â€¢ University degree in computer science and/or other technology certification in relevant field preferred.
â€¢ Minimum two-five yearsâ€™ experience in local governance subject matter expertise including: urban planning, strategic planning, financial management, accounting, public works, or human resource management.
â€¢ Prior experience with foreign assistance funded programs preferred.
â€¢ Proficient in use of Microsoft Access, Excel and Word a must.
â€¢ Proficient in use of Visual Basic a Plus.
â€¢ Excellent English written and verbal communication skills