Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt. Ltd
IT/ Information Management Specialist
Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt. Ltd
Posted date 22nd September, 2022 Last date to apply 2nd October, 2022
Category Computer and Information Technology
Type Full Time

IT/Information Management Specialist

About AiD

Associates in Development (AiD) Pvt. Ltd. is an international consulting organization with its Head Office in Islamabad, Pakistan and affiliated offices in the UK and the US. Established in 1992, the firm provides development and management consulting services in the areas of 1) Engineering and Infrastructure, 2) Social Sectors and 3) Environment. Widely respected for high quality multi-disciplinary work, our clients include large multi-lateral and bi-lateral donor organizations, major public sector agencies, and a varied range of globally active consulting and contracting firms. Geographically, the company work spans all four provinces of Pakistan including Newly Merge Districts (NMD's) of EX-FATA, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB).            

Project Background

The Government of Pakistan has designed and initiated a six-year project titled "Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (KP-IAIP)" through the PIU KP- IAIP Directorate General OFWM Agriculture Department. KP-IAIP is aligned with the National Water Policy and the KP Agriculture Policy and Strategy (2015 -25) and aims “to improve the performance of irrigated agriculture on smallholder farms in its implementation area”. The key objectives will be achieved through a) improving on-farm water management system by upgrading watercourses, introducing advanced irrigation technologies, and strengthening capacity of communities, farmers, and OFWM staff; and b) increasing agriculture productivity as well as promoting agro-processing and value addition.               

Job Details


IT/Information Management Specialist

Seniority Level

Key Expert

Contract Type


Duration of contract

28 months (Intermittent Inputs spread over 38 months’ time)

Location and Number of Positions


Base Station

Number of Positions

25 Districts of KPK



Qualification Requirements

  • The IT/ Information Management Specialist should have Master’s degree (minimum of sixteen years of education) in GIS /MCS/Information Technology.
  • At least 15 years of working experience in GIS/ MIS environment, water or other relevant natural resources information management systems with national or international organizations."

Job description

  • Prepare MIS software system requirements (SRS) document and have it vetted from the technical M&E team
  • Lead the procurement of server and software licenses required to develop the MIS
  • Lead the development/ customization of all modules of the MIS as per the approved SRS
  • Lead scripting of approved questionnaires onto the CAPI application
  • Incorporate feedback of the client and M&E team at the MIS testing and deployment stages
  • Ensure that a bug-free MIS product is available for team’s use at all times
  • Provide technical backstopping for all MIS related issues during the life of contract
  • Lead the relevant sessions in the training of field monitoring staff and KP-IAIP’s implementation staff
  • Participate in database design, prototyping, development, testing and deployment of front-end applications by identifying, understanding and developing user requirements
  • Develop technology frameworks/tools to assist in program and impact assessments, work progress and project data analysis, providing also recommendations for improvements to current processes/ offerings.
  • Ensure project’s data security and make data backup regularly and ensure security of in-house system, servers, email etc.
  • Assist and support KPIAIP IT/MIS Specialist in PIU on day to affairs in coordination with M&E Specialist KPIAIP
  • Any other relevant tasks assigned by the Team Leader and M&E team


Application Submission Guidelines

Application Submission Deadline

5 PM, Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Submission Method

Applications are to be submitted online at Brightspyre.



AiD Pvt. Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.

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