Programmer Analyst

  Chemonics RAMP UP South
  Afghanistan Unspecified 472
Date Posted:Feb 7, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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.

Job Summary:

The Programmer Analyst will work closely with the Component 3 Team Leader (TL) to help create and/or convert hard copy files in Kandahar City’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:

• Provide leadership in the area of converting hard copy municipal revenue collection files to electronic format.
• Create electronic spreadsheet as needed to help automate existing reporting and data collection processes in the revenue department.
• Assist with the development and implementation of the new business/revenue models program-wide.
• Work closely with financial consultants as needed.
• Collaborate with other project areas to insure maximum coordination among staff.
• Design databases to automate some business processes as needed.

Job Requirement:

• University degree in computer science and/or other technology certification in relevant field preferred.
• Minimum two-five years’ experience in local governance subject matter expertise including: urban planning, strategic planning, financial management, accounting, public works, or human resource management.
• Prior experience with foreign assistance funded programs preferred.
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Access, Excel and Word a must.
• Proficient in use of Visual Basic a Plus.
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

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