Software Developer

TERMS of Reference (TOR)

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Position Announcement Reference  
Job Title Software Developer
Grade NTA Grade C
Ministry / Agency IARCSC
Job Location Kabul
Number of Jobs One Position
Report To HRMIS Director
Duration of Contract One Year with possibility of extension
Announcement Data  

 

Background

The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) was established in 2002 as an independent budgetary unit in the government of Afghanistan charged with establishing and strengthening robust institutions of public administration, merit-based recruitment of civil servants, regulating civil servant’s affairs and training and professional development of civil servants. The Commission comprises an Independent Appointment Board and an Independent Appeals Board. The Civil Service Management department and the Afghanistan Civil Service Institute are the two other major departments in the Commission.

The IARCSC mission is: To lead the reform and professionalization of civil service administration and management and to recruit and develop civil servants on the basis of merit, through an impartial, transparent and accountable process.

The Tackling Afghanistan Government’s HRM and Institutional Reform (TAGHIR)

TAGHIR directly responds to the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) – including its development priority on “Building a responsive and effective public administration system”.

The overall objective of TAGHIR is to strengthen the capacity of selected line ministries and agencies through merit-based recruitment of key positions, improved personnel management, and better HR planning.

TAGHIR is being co-financed by the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) and the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group. The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) will implement the project on behalf of the GoIRA.

OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The software developer will be primarily responsible for programming and developing new HRMIS modules and improving and maintaining the existing ones.

The software developer will plan his/her activities in accordance and close coordination with HRMIS Technical team and the HRMIS Director.

  • SCOPE OF SERVICES
  • Develop and implement new software programs
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleagues
  • Design and update software database
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary
  • Work with developers to design algorithms and flowcharts
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications
  • Integrate software components and third-party programs
  • Verify and deploy programs and systems
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
  • Code and test software based on software specifications and design

SKILLS

  • Teamwork
  • Software Maintenance
  • Software Development
  • Work Well Under Pressure

EDUCATIONS AND SKILLS

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management System or related fields.
  • With a bachelor’s degree 5 years’ experience in business analysis, management systems or a related field.
  • Programming Languages PHP, C#, JavaScript and CSS
  • Skills in designing and implementing algorithm
  • Proven experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineeror similar role
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of coding languages (PHP, C#, JavaScript) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Vue)
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Fluent in Pashto/Dari and English

How to apply:

Interested applicants who meet minimum requirements for this post are requested to please send curriculum vitae and application letters to the following email address:

To: taghirproject@iarcsc.gov.af

CC: mayan@iarcsc.gov.af

Announced Date:     19/09/2019

Expire Date:             26/09/2019