Database Specialist 

About Afghanistan Revenue Department

Since 2002 three main donors of health sector, namely, The European Union (EU), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Bank (WB) have played a pivotal role in financing health services and health system development in Afghanistan. Significant improvements have been made in the health sector of Afghanistan. Improvements are seen in the access to key maternal health services such as antenatal care (32% in 2006 to 54% in 2012) and institutional deliveries (15% in 2006 to 40% in 2012). Despite these major accomplishments, many challenges remain. For instance, full immunization coverage of children has not increased in the past half-decade regardless of the investments made in the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI).
SEHAT is jointly financed by the World Bank, EU and the USAID. It is financing the implementation of the BPHS and EPHS through contracting out and contracting in arrangements both in rural and urban areas in provinces the project is also strengthening the national health system and MOPH’s capacity at central and provincial levels, so it can effectively perform its stewardship functions in the sector.

In National Health Policy (2015-2020) under area 2. Institutional Development, the MoPH has emphasized on how to best improve efficiency and equity of public spending through rational resource allocation and use, public-private partnerships and effective targeting of beneficiaries of public funding. Thus, to provide quality secondary and tertiary healthcare to Afghan citizens through engaging with private investors, the MoPH remains committed to capacity enhancement of Public-Private Partnership PPP Unit being supported by SEHAT Project.

In order to achieve this priority, the position of Database Specialist has been planned and agreed to hire under MoPH/SEHAT project bridge funding arrangement.

Job Summary

The Database Specialist will be expected to develop a friendly user database and store, clean and maintain all the collected data related to PPP projects, and generate evidence-based reports as per the requirement.

Job Details

Date Posted: 03 Jul 2017 Reference: Data/Sp4PPP Re Ad
Closing Date: 10 Jul 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: General Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Consultant Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with M&E, HMIS and performance coordinator and asset & inventory officer on design and establishment and maintenance of database and required systems.
    • Plan and perform need assessment of database (public and private), and relevant department(s).
    • Develop a professional and user-friendly database and its operational guideline.
    • Establish data sharing system within required accessibility.
    • Contribute in developing management information system to PPP Unit.
    • Provide capacity building for MoPH staff on management and well functional of database
    • Provide support to Head of PPP Unit and assist other staff on data requirements.
    • Develop proper data collection and storage system.
    • Integration of collected data and assisting in report development.
    • Coordinate data findings with communication expert and Head of Unit.
    • Ensure information is stored as needed into the PPP database and updated timely.
    • Responsible for technical supervision of database and data accuracy.
    • Ensure backup documents for all collected and /reported information is maintained in hard and soft copy.
    • Provide timely progress reports to the Head of Unit.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;


  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and or related field (the degree attested by MoHE Afghanistan).
    • 5 years working experience in Microsoft SQL Server and developing various databases.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and MS Outlook.
    • Knowledge of troubleshooting and ability to handle large size databases.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;

Job Location



Bachelors Degree, General

Submission Guideline

(I) Electronic applications will be sent to:sub e-mail which corresponds if any of following 2 items is missing, your application will be considered as ineligible/incomplete.

1. In your emails please specify the title of the position as well as vacancy number for electronic submissions and please do the same in the hardcopy submissions.
2. Updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume (Please attached your recent photo and mention in your CV exact date/periods of your work experience, graduation Day, Month, and Year).

If you are shortlisted and invited for written test/interview you will be required to present the original, the following:

A. Education Documents: Your recent education degree/diploma
ÿ Copy of verified Baccalaureate (12 passed) degree by Ministry of Education
ÿ Copy of verified 14 or 15 passed degree by related Ministries
ÿ Copy of verified Bachelor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
ÿ Copy of verified Medical Doctor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
ÿ Copy of verified Master degree by Ministry of Higher Education
B. Copy of National Identity Card (Tazkira: Only the pages that show picture and Tazkira number, pages, place of issue and date of issue)

• Electronic applications will be sent to:sub e-mail
• Hard copies will be sent to: HR Container, Second floor, at the Ministry of Public Health, Great Masoud Square Kabul Afghanistan.
• The Contact Person at Human Resources is: Mr. Mustafa Sirat, HR Officer, MoPH-GD HR. Phone number: 0093- (0)-794-217733

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to written test/interview and subsequent process. Please contact the person in charge (Mr. Mustafa Sirat) for confirmation.
• No CVs will be accepted after the closing date.
• Any persuade will be threat as disqualification.
• Candidate who applies for the same position in last six months and was unsuccessful (Obtained less than 60% marks), will not be short listed.
• Fraudulent documents and or fraudulent claims in CVs and or documents will result in disqualification at any stage of the recruitment process.

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