Sr. MIS Consultant

Thu, Aug 27 2020 9:52 AM

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Years of Experience:

Master’s degree 5 years and Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant work experience.

Employment Type:

Full Time

Contract Duration:

6 months only.


As per NTA Salary Scale



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Master’s degree 5 years and Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant work experience.

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Close date:

10, September, 2020


The mission of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) is to ensure the social, economic, and political welfare of rural society, especially poor and vulnerable people through provision of basic services, strengthening local governance, and promoting sustainable livelihoods.  MRRD accomplishes this mission through donor funded national programs in the areas of governance, infrastructure and economic growth.

The Women Economic Empowerment Rural Development Program (WEERDP) is aimed at harnessing the potential of the private sector for inclusive economic growth and sustainable job creation in rural Afghanistan.


This is a short-term contract for 6 months only. WEERDP/MRRD is looking for experienced, competent and fast .NET developer/specialist’s consultancy service with good RDBMS skills and excellent report writing skills in English. WEERDP is upgrading its existing Desktop-based MIS to online MIS. The remarkable progress since inception, has been slowed by Covid-19, and in order to make up for the time missed and operationalize the system quickly, WEERDP is only looking for highly experienced MIS developer/ specialist(s) with experience in delivering web based solutions implemented across the country, who can join us the soonest possible. This position is open only for professional .NET developers/specialists. Applicants coming from other technology backgrounds with poor .NET skills are advised not to apply as they will not get shortlisted. Also, the applicants are required to clearly mention in their CV that they are professional .NET developers with supporting evidence of having delivered large scale, high volume transactional systems. Moreover, the interested applicants must be ready to stay on the job for at least 6 months. Moreover, they must also be ready to work under high pressure and round the clock. 

Summary of the role:

The Sr. MIS Consultant (short-term) will closely with work with the Software Development Team of WEERDP MIS in accelerating development of online MIS (iMIS). The incumbent may also be required to write user/technical manuals and documentation for the system, regularly perform stability, functional, vulnerability and load tests on the system, optimize the application, collect users’ feedback from the field and incorporate them into system design / processes.

Job Description:

Detailed Job Description of the Role:

The Sr. MIS Consultant (short-term) shall be responsible to carry out mainly the following tasks. However, he may be assigned to other tasks relevant to WEERDP in general and MIS in specific.

Develop quality, tested software based on specifications provided by the IT/MIS team, fine tune the software from the perspective of user comfort and need, assimilate feedback.
Optimize the software performance based on field conditions.
Work closely with the team and ensure that deliveries are made in tandem with other team members
Prepare documentation as required by the Management, and other IT based activities including data migration, report writing, dashboard preparation and covering all aspects of software development, implementation and support, including training and helpdesk.
Provide daily work plans in line with requirements and directives, and provide daily work report based on the plan.
Work closely with Information Systems Development Team of MIS – that includes but not limited to preparation of and adherence to software project plans, ensuring quality and progress of work, and reporting back to line manager.
Develop system documentations such as Software Design Documents (SDD), system documentation, technical manuals as well as user manuals and training manuals.
Understand variations in information needs of WEERDP, stakeholders and users, and translate them into information system(s).
Develop new systems as and when required by WEERDP and/or relevant stakeholders.
Administer, maintain and troubleshoot WEERDP database(s). In addition, provide technical support to all relevant departments on WEERDP-Database.
Provide training to WEERDP staff on the relevant information systems operation.
Support backup and housekeeping processes
Provide technical support to regional MIS units.

Liaise with partner commercial banks, MoF and DAB regarding grants disbursement to community institutions such as SHGs and VSLAs and resolve any technical issues that arise during the disbursement process. Effectively liaise with expert staff from Government, World Bank / FAO and other stakeholders to ensure that the development is in line with project goals and requirements.
Provide technical support to reporting section of MIS as and when required.
Provide managerial support to Head of MIS in case they are out of office or additional support is needed.
Provide support as and when required for all IT related activities, which would include security audits, hardware procurement and sizing etc.

Job Requirements:

Academic Qualifications/Technical skills required

Master degree with 5 years working experience or bachelor’s degree with 7 years relevant experience in computer science/IT. Master’s degree highly preferred
Must: Proven IT/Software Project Management skills.
Must: Sound experience in .NET/.NET Core programming using C#, and ASP.Net (MVC), JavaScript, JQuery, Agularjs/Angular, HTML, CSS
Must: Strong Microsoft SQL Server skills (Database development and administration plus additional services−SSRS and SSIS, SSAS).
Must: proficient in data modelling and design.
Must: Must be proficient in design and development, documentation and training.
Highly preferred: Restful application development using Web API/ WCF Services.
Highly preferred: Cloud Application Development/administration using Microsoft Azure and/or AWS EC2.
Highly preferred: Security expertise: system security, cyber security and network security.

Work Experience required

7 years or 5 years of relevant technical experience in the field of software information systems development and deployment using a combination of technologies mentioned in the previous section with a proven record of success.

Soft skills required

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Proactive and self-starter.
Cooperative and ready to go the extra mile in assignments accomplishment.
Be ready to assume responsibility.
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English and Pashto/Dari.
Excellent reporting writings skills in English (Must)


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 (1592/020/HRCSD/WEE-RDP/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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