Human Appeal
MIS Officer
Human Appeal
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Posted date 19th November, 2021 Last date to apply 28th November, 2021
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Computer and Information Technology
Type Contractual Positions 1
Status Closed

Introduction:

Human Appeal is an incorporated UK charity and a global humanitarian and development organization. We save lives, alleviate poverty, transform and empower local communities whilst championing humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence and establishment of self-sustaining development programmes. Our vision is ‘’ to become the global agent of change for a just, caring, and sustainable world’’.

Position Summary:

The incumbent will be responsible to plan and manage the MIS department functions. Includes but not limited to the software development, network management, data protection, availability and security of data of the organization. The person will also be responsible to meet network & IT requirements as and when required.

Job Description:

  • Develop and analyze software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes, investigating problem areas and implement the software development lifecycle.
  • Functions as the Database Administrator and has responsibility to define all databases and maintain accuracy and consistency in the data dictionary for all applications in the Human Appeal Pakistan.
  • Works at the highest level of all technical phases of software development and requires a high degree of creative thinking and the ability to use the accumulated knowledge and experience of others.
  • Responsible for defining and maintaining all data interface definitions between various application platforms, such as GIS, Network Servers, Public Safety, Web Servers, etc.
  • Develop strategies/policies that are to be used in implementation of software and hardware systems in the organization.
  • Performs gap analysis in software and network system to determine required changes to core systems of the organization
  • Safeguards assets by planning and implementing disaster recovery and back-up policies/procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Implements security controls for detection and prevention of intrusion attempts or other malicious network activities
  • Completes detailed network documentation and utilization reports
  • Look after the purchase of the software and hardware systems and plan proper budget and quotations for the systems
  • Assisting the end-users with the system and software functionality of an organization’s software system and related technical issues can also be a part of the job
  • Supervise the work of other Programmer and Network administrator positions; provide technical guidance, as required, to Programmer and other MIS/IT employees, capable of performing any function on installed systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor/management time to time.
Job Requirements:
 

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master/BS (honors) IT, software engineering, computer science from a recognized institute/university
  • Hands on experience in web development/computer programming languages (PHP, HTML, CSS, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, Dreamweaver etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years of MIS experience with INGO/NGO.

 Key skills & Competencies

  •  A strong computer and technical background is vital.
  • Good project management skills and ability to pay attention towards the qualitative and quantitative aspects
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and undertake high quality work to meet explicit deadlines
  • Ability to troubleshoot any kind of systems related problems and maintain security of the systems
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying opportunities for improved services and outcomes that are consistent with the achievement of organizational objectives.
  • Able to plan and organize workloads to meet conflicting work demands and deadlines.
  • Must maintain confidentiality, data and information security, use sound judgment and perform independently while performing the duties