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Job Description

Pakistan Reading Project (PRP) is a USAID funded project to improve the quality of reading in public and private schools across Pakistan, supporting at least 2.5 million additional primary school students to read at a level commensurate with standards at their grade level. This goal will be supported by the mutually-reinforcing components of teacher education and professional development (PD), systems reform, and civil society engagement. The Pakistan Reading Project is a five year project to be implemented in 67 districts of 8 provinces across Pakistan. 

Major Responsibilities:

·         Write complex queries and related procedures to generate insights from data sources while ensuring safety and security control measures.

·         Write views, functions and triggers in database to increase system performance

·         Document and comment about the function and performance or output of the scripts.

·         Support in the development of analytical modules of IS dashboard, this includes coding & testing of scripts, integration of UI components, retrieve aggregate level data through queries to populate graphs, and web reports.

·         Provide support to create business intelligence interfaces, work-flows, access levels, data models, and multi-dimensional analysis control for various visualization and tabulation of performance data.

·         Provide support database manager on regular basis to enhance data structures, back-end schemas and related server and client side programing.

·         Participate in M&E events to discuss the M&E IS implementation and related challenges to identify areas of improvement and user requirements.

·         Provide support to end users, and any other task as assigned by supervisor.

·         To write test functions for data model and application modules

·         To run the program script to test the syntax to evaluate outputs

·         To document comments and report test results

·         To manage necessary installation and updates of software at Windows based server side

·         To manage deployment of the database syntax and program script for pilot testing and penetration

·         To manage deployment of application functions and pilot testing

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Position directly supervises:  Database Manager

Indirect Reporting: Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Job Requirements:


·         University Graduate Degree (preferably in Information Technology / Computer science)


·         At least 3-4 years work experience in software development preferably with USAID funded projects.


·         Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer

·         Ability to develop web applications and website in specified programming languages i.e. PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, MySQL, AngularJS, Charts, DataTables.

·         Must have working experience of Codeigniter and Bootstrap themes to incorporate them in the application modules.

·         Develop database schema and the database structural models

·         Explore new tools to upgrade system performance.

Travel Requirements:

This project has extensive field travel and the candidate should be willing to travel across province/region and to remote areas (at least 20% time will be spent in the field)

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelor (14 Years)
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
May 20, 2018
Posting Date:
May 11, 2018
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