Position: Systems Developer
Contract: Permanent and full-time
Reporting to: Principal MIS Specialist
Location of Work: Based in the Development Pathways’ office in Nairobi, Kenya, with international travel of up to 3 months per year. Please note due to the current COVID situation, staff are currently remote working and not travelling.
Salary: commensurate with experience plus benefits
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Systems Developer to join our Management Information Systems team based in Nairobi. We are at the cutting edge of building management information systems for public services across Africa and Asia.
You will be joining us at an exciting time as we look to expand and strengthen our MIS team. The position will also require leadership and management skills as the successful candidate is likely to manage a range of IT projects and teams.
This position will be based in Kenya and will contribute to the development of the Pathways MIS framework, building on lessons from social policy management information systems implementations in the last 10 years. This framework will standardise development tools, develop components and ensure that future developers adopt a similar platform. A majority of the work will be delivered from the Development Pathways’ Nairobi office and will involve international travel, once the current COVID crisis subsides.
For more information visit: www.developmentpathways.co.uk
To play an important role in the growth of Development Pathways by working with Senior Management information System Specialists and other system developers to: strengthen our reputation as leading specialists in building cutting edge software solutions for social protection, social and economic development and broader social policy; research on the latest trends on software development, building new and enhancing existing social policy management information systems and providing technical advice to projects.
The Systems Developer will be responsible for the following duties:
The Systems Developer must have the following qualifications, skills and competencies:
Equality and diversity is at the core of Development Pathways’ values. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and are inclusive of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.
Terms of Employment and Benefits
Salary will be assessed during the selection process, to reflect level of experience and qualification.
The successful candidate would receive an attractive package of the following:
We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to [email protected]
Applications should include:
If successful, we will expect the names, email addresses and day-time contact numbers of two referees, one of them being your current line manager/supervisor (please do not send this information with your application).
Closing date for this post will be 10th February 2021.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be selected prior to the closing date. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete an assessment and to participate in an interview.
Due to the high number of applications expected, unfortunately, only successful candidates will be contacted.