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IT Architect

Management Systems International (MSI)
Location: Pakistan
Last Date: August 28, 2011
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IT Architect, Pakistan

Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. In 2008, MSI joined Coffey International, Ltd., becoming part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.

For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

In June 2011, MSI was awarded the Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Contract (IMEC). On IMEC, MSI will provide verification, monitoring and evaluation, reporting throughout Pakistan, and across all projects that USAID is supporting. The goal is to assess whether USAID resources are well-spent and achieving desired results and to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in the administration of programs, regardless of the implementation mechanism.

Position Summary:

IT architect will play the most important role in the Information Technology, as s/he will tie several silos of expertise together: Systems Administration, System Development and Geographic Information. S/he works in IT unit within IMEC that will monitor all USAID-supported projects in Pakistan.

** Please note that this is a local position. Only local citizens are eligible to apply.**


· Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to: Systems/Network Administrator, Developers, Testers and GIS Specialist;

· Under the Direction of Director Information Technology designs and oversee development and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation systems;

· Document and develop in-depth knowledge of project Information Technology Architecture, Infrastructure and Systems;

· Provides assistance to Monitoring and in the usage of M&E systems;

· Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems and reports on findings and designs improvements to be implemented by developers;

· Works closely with other members of the project team to collect and verify information on the progress of project implementation and on project results;

· Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports;

· Leads/Conducts training/workshops on Monitoring/Evaluations Systems and Data Collection; and

· Performs other duties as assigned by the management.


· BS IT/CS (4 Years preferable);

· 3 years’ experience in relevant area;

· Strong Knowledge in Systems Development;

· Strong Knowledge and Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation Systems;

· Strong Knowledge in Geographic Information Systems;

· Strong communication and organization skills;

· Able to produce high quality work under deadlines; and

· Ability to manage multiple assignments.

· Good internal and external customer and vendor relations skills while ensuring procedure compliance.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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