Application Programmer

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Job Location:

Kabul City:  
Nationality: Afghan Organization: Ru-WatSIP/MRRD
Category: IT Years of Experience: 5 years of relevant experience
Employment Type: Full Time Contract Duration: Till end of December with possibility of extension
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale Gender: Male/Female
Vacancy Number: 1298/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science

No. Of Jobs: 1 Close date: 07, October, 2019

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Department Ru-WatSIP is working in the structure of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development MRRD. The main responsibility of this department is provision of safe potable water and sanitation facilities as a basic need for allover rural inhabitants in the country.

In this programme many donors such as USAID, UNICEF, UNHCR, SDC, DFID, Japan Embassy, UAE and UNDP are providing financial assistance to MRRD for capacity building and implementation of water supply projects.

Among the others UNICEF, is one of the main donors for MRRD provided support for implementation of Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation (WES) projects in schools and Health Care Facilities (HCF) alongside with assistance in capacity building within MRRD and for the sector.

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct information need assessment for each Ru-WatSIP unit

Collect system requirements and analyze business process of the Ru-WatSIP units under supervision of MIS manager.

Modify/add new functionality to the current available information systems as required by Ru-WatSIP

Assist the MIS unit to analyses, design, and tune and optimize the database architectures

Prepare requirements, technical and user documentation for the MIS systems

Assist WASH partners in determining and implementing information system technical practices,

Including data entry, data checking, data exchange, procedures, test plans, and methodologies.

Analyze hydrogeological and water quality data using ARCGIS or QGIS

Oversee and execute database maintenance plan(s).

Make sure database works efficiently and accurately.

Present trainings to field staff on information System(s) and disseminate technical knowledge to the team as and when required.

Develop new systems and upgrade existing ones.

Align data collection and reporting system with Ru-WatSIP data and information requirements.

Travel to field as required.

Perform other duties as assigned by Head of MIS.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualification:

Do not apply if you do not meet the MUST skills

Must: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science

Must: Sound experience in .NET programming using C#, and ASP.Net (MVC), J Query

Must: Strong Microsoft SQL Server skills (database development and administration, including SSRS and SSIS).

Must: strong web GIS skills (QGIS, ARC GIS enterprise)

5 years of relevant experience in information/database developing and WEB GIS using .NET, SQL SERVER and ARC GIS Enterprise. Irrelevant experience is not taken into account in shortlisting process.

Soft skills required:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Team building and teamwork

Proactive and self-starter

Cooperative and ready to go extra mile in assignments delivery

Be ready to assume responsibility

Language skills:

Fluent written and verbal communication in English and Pashto/Dari.


Reports to:

Head of MIS.


Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1298/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted. 

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.


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