MIS Officer

American University of Afghanistan

Position Title: MIS Officer

Reports To: MIS Manager

Department: IT

Location: Remote

No of positions: One

Vacancy No: AF-N-06-2023

Vacancy close date: 30/03/2023

Position Summary

The MIS Officer will be responsible for administration of database and information systems, troubleshooting technical problems, designing and generating reports.

The MIS Officer shall ensure the smooth running of all information systems and shall ensure that client’s expectations are met and quality services are provided. Having good communications and problem solving skills are the fundamental requirement.

Key Outcomes Include:

  • Administration of implemented information systems.
  • Cooperate in implementation of new information systems and new deployments.
  • Design and generation of new reports based on requirements of functional departments.
  • Manage backup and recovery processes of information systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and administrate existing information systems;
  • Assist in systems implementation, operations and maintenance;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve the system issues and problems;
  • Work with related departments to improve system-based solutions and their usages;
  • Apply regular backups and ensure system securities;
  • Ensure staffs remained trained and effective at using the information systems;
  • Generate regular and ad-hoc reports for needy destinations;
  • Document related guidelines, manuals and procedures;
  • Submit periodic (monthly/ quarterly/ annual) progress reports to the Senior MIS Manager;
  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by Senior MIS Manager.

Required Qualification and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor in IT, Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Shall have at least 4 Years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in administration of information systems
  • Knowledge and experience of ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central will be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge and experience of SQL
  • Strong knowledge and experience of SSIS and SSRS
  • Knowledge of web programming languages (.NET, ASP.NET CORE, C#)
  • Knowledge of Data Analysis and Business Intelligence tools will be an advantage
  • Highly tuned problem-solving ability
  • High level of integrity and an evolved concept of responsibility and innovations


  • The incumbent shall be fluent in Dari, Pashto and English
  • Shall have strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Shall have strong skills to work under pressure
  • Shall have strong multi-tasking skills
  • Shall be flexible to stay in the office beyond the office hours when and if required

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send as a single PDF document which includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and contact information for three references to [email protected] Please include AF-N-06-2023-MIS Officer in the subject line of the e-mail. Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If hired, the successful applicant is expected to provide official proof of academic degrees. AUAF does not charge recruitment fees to applicants. AUAF is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. AUAF follows a strict non- discriminatory policy in its selection and employment practices. All applicants will receive equal consideration, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.