AAM Management Information Consulting Ltd.

Database Developer and Administrator for a Statistics Information System Project in Botswana

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Last update: Apr 24, 2024 Last update: Apr 24, 2024


Deadline: Apr 29, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Botswana
Job type:Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience:Min 10 years
Date posted: Apr 24, 2024


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AAM Consulting is currently looking for an expert for the “Consultancy for Development of Statistics Information Systems to SADC Secretariat Regional Statistic Projectproject in Botswana. The project is now in the application phase and we are looking for an expert interested in implementation and possessing all qualifications and skills required for the position.

Duration: The intended start date is as soon as both parties have signed the contract agreement and the period of implementation of the contract will be approximately eight (8) months from the contract date.

Working Languages: English

Main objective: The purpose of this assignment/project is to develop and operationalize a SADC Regional ODP and ITSDS. The system is expected to make the data collection, validation, processing, and publication process effective and efficient for use and uptake regarding policy purposes and monitoring.

The results to be achieved are:

a)  Inception report, approach detailing the composition of the Firm’s team for the assignment, the tasks and activities of the professional involved, proposed methodology for carrying out the services, stakeholders engagements, a work plan with specific timelines and responsibilities, gaps identified, risks identification, remedial actions to be taken to fill the gaps and risks, understanding of ToR and scope of work, among others. 

b)  Situational analysis, with the Firm’s view of the existing process of data collection, validation, transformation, analysis and dissemination and the key issues to be addressed to develop an effective ODP and ITSDS

c)      Statement of User Requirements (SOUR)

d)      Beta version of the ODP and ITSDS

e)      Second version of the ODP and ITSDS

f)       Develop a User Acceptance Test (UAT) to test the platforms with available data.

g)      Training Manuals

h)    Deliver a regional ODP and ITSDS to enable easy access and dissemination of country and regional datasets and hence improve current capacity for statistics and data management and sharing in the SADC region.

Expertise required

Key Expert 3: Database Developer and Administrator

Qualifications and skills

·        A Masters University Degree/Engineer in information systems/technology or equivalent in related subject.

·        Certification of at least two (2) commercial and open-source database application

·        Cloud Database certification 

General Professional Experience

·        Minimum of 10 years in general database development (open source and commercial databases) and systems implementation

·        5 years in deploying web applications on the cloud.

·        Proven experience in understanding data management systems

·        Working experience with SADC or similar organisation

·        Understanding of GIS technologies

·        Minimum of 5 years of integration of on-premises and cloud solutions.

·        Advanced knowledge of database security, performance standards, and backup and recovery

Specific Professional Experience

·        Minimum of 7 years of experience in developing trade statistics systems and open data portals databases for regional or global institutions.

·        10 experiences developing database development for both commercial and open-source technologies.

·        10 Professional experience in developing APIs,

·        10 years of experience in developing database algorithms for data validation and transformation

·        5 years’ experience in Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes of large data sets.

·        5 years’ experience in the implementation of data warehouses, development of data cubes 

·        Experience on the implementation of SDMX is desirable

·        10 years of development of data models for business intelligence, query performance tuning

·        5 years of implementing databases that accommodate multi-language systems.

To apply for the position, please submit your updated CV to jahn.izabella@aam.hu by 10AM (CEST) on 29 April 2024. Please note that only qualifying experts will be contacted. ToR is available for further information on the assignment upon request.

Please read our Data Protection Declaration at www.aamconsulting.eu that applies to the selection process.