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  • Position Title: Senior Technical Advisor

    Job Location:Kabul
    Category:Information Technology
    Employment Type:Full Time
    Salary:As per NTA Salary Scale
    Vacancy Number:101
    No. Of Jobs:1
    Organization:Asan Khedmat-MCIT
    Years of Experience:At least 8 to 10 years of experience in software d
    Contract Duration:One Year with possibility of Extension
    Education:Bachelor Degree or Masters in Computer Science, Programming, Information science, Software Enginee
    Close date:07 Jul, 2019


    About Asan Khedmat-MCIT:

    The Government of Afghanistan has established a new initiative called Asan Khedmat, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Communication, Information Technology (MCIT), and is a one-stop shop for public services. Asan Khedmat will contribute to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Afghan Government and enhance the responsiveness to the needs of the Afghan citizen. The center will deliver quality services in an inexpensive and timely manner and improve the relation between the citizens and the government. The effect will be to strengthen the democratic system in Afghanistan.

    The government of Azerbaijan will provide technical support in all aspects of this initiative. 

    The development and implementation of the initiative will involve:

    • Construction of an administration building and the Asan Khedmat Centers in Kabul and throughout the country. 
    • Training
    • Administrative structures and capacity building
    • Information Technology
    • Process simplification of public services

    Job Description:

    Asan Khedmat is seeking to recruit highly qualified software engineers to assist in establishing the enterprise system, which is an integral part of business process optimization to deliver efficient and effective public services in a consistent and timely manner. The software engineering requires professionals and experts in the field of technology and process management. They will be responsible to develop methodology and requirements documents, standardize operating processes and create other related policy documents.

    The successful applicant will work closely with the application development team and other ICT related staff. The Senior Technical Advisor for Software Engineering will guide and monitor the software customization and development of the administrative and operative software of Asan Khedmat and will advise on all ICT related issues. The Advisor will report to the director of Asan Khedmat.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Working under the direction of the director of Asan Khedmat, the advisor will:

    • The technical advisors for software engineering provide high level technical support to ASAN Khedmat in analysis and assessments of current public service processes in Afghanistan as well as process modeling and optimization
    • Support to encompass detailed feasibility study of enterprise solutions (Azerbaijan Model) and technical support in the adaptation and transition to the selected model
    • Will provide full support in simplification of public service processes in that we make sure the best practices are applied in all stages. Last but not least, the advisors will provide creative and result-driven enterprise solutions for all internal processes of GoA.
    • Be responsible for concept development, design and implementation of the software architecture of Asan Khedmat
    • Develop a customization and adaptation concept and strategy for the administrative and operational software of Asan Khedmat
    • Develop a detailed concept for the Data Center of Asan Khedmat
    • Develop concept for the (partial) digitization and integration of the public service processes in Asan Khedmat
    • Assist and lead the implementation of the above concepts
    • Be responsible for coaching and mentoring of the application development team of Asan Khedmat
    • Maintain close consultation with the ICT department of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovation of Azerbaijan

    Job Requirements:

    The successful candidate should possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree or Masters in Computer Science, Programming, Information science, Software Engineering, or related fields
    • 8 to 10 years of experience in software development, and experience in leading software development projects
    • Proficient in the latest relevant technologies (ASP.Net, J2EE, SOA)
    • Excellent spoken and written English
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective time management and organizational skills

    Submission Guideline:

    CV with cover letter should be submitted ELECTRONICLY. Please include position title in the subject line of the e-mail.  Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview.


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