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Database Manager (NIM SC)

Job Category:
Information Systems
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
NATCAP-II, Project of UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
11 August, 2009
Last Date to apply:
24 August, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least seven years of relevant experience in database design, development and maintenance

Description:
 

 

Background:
The Government of Pakistan has requested UNDP support to augment its aid management capacity, including additional staffing to provide expert technical support and to train Government counterparts, as well as the introduction of an information management system to track resources and results.
A national online database –DAD Pakistan- has been developed and an experience Database Manager is required to support Government in maintaining the database and to develop national capacity.  

Main Responsibilities:

§   Manage the development and enhancement of the DAD system to meet the evolving needs of the EAD officials in ministries, and the assistance community more generally.
§   Ensure that the DAD meets the highest standards of user-friendliness, including by improving the reporting function and developing user guidance.
§   Manage the professional development of the Database by directly providing and facilitating the high level technical training.
§   Develop capacity of EAD counterparts and gradually transfer direct responsibility for the further development and maintenance of the DAD system.
§   Develop innovative ways of making the DAD data available to users who do not have Internet access, including by enhancing the existing offline DAD application .
§   In partnership with sub-contractors, Synergy directly assist in training EAD and other ministerial colleagues in using the DAD effectively. Prepare user guides.
§ Provide IT support to Aid Coordination Cell colleagues in EAD, including improving network functionality.
Required Skills and Experience:
§   At least seven years of relevant experience in database design, development and maintenance.
§   Masters degree in computer science, IT or related field.
§   Highly proficient in Visual Basic, web technologies, including HTML, and ASP. Knowledge of MS Visual Studio 6.0 is desirable.
§   Ability design and conduct training of senior officials on database applications, software and system management.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters degree in computer science, IT or related field.

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesRelevant Excellent  Computer, Communications, language etc including Highly proficient in Visual Basic, web technologies, including HTML, and ASP. Knowledge of MS Visual Studio 6.0 is desirable. Ability design and conduct training of senior officials on database applications, software and system management