Deadline: June 10, 2021
Closed Job

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research. Our researchers address important issues and challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and well-being. We engage with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings to influence policy decisions and improve the quality of life in Africa.

APHRC is looking for an experienced C#, .NET MVC/entity frameworks developer that will be able to develop and support existing applications. The main scope of work will be development of new modules or make changes/modifications on existing ASP.net MVC web based staff access portal platform built on a ASP.net MVC framework that utilizes web services to pull and manipulate employee data from Microsoft Navision 2017 ERP e.g. leave application, timesheets, reporting.


      A first degree in related disciplines e.g. software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or any relevant field.

      A full stack web developer with at least 4 years of experience in design & development of web applications and use of relational databases, familiarity with the ASP.NET framework, SQL server and design/architectural patterns, and consumption of web services.

      Knowledge of at least one of the .NET languages (e.g. C#, Visual Basic .NET MVC and understanding of its entity frameworks) and HTML5/CSS3.

      Hands on experience with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC).

      Utilize established development tools, guidelines and conventions including but not limited to ASP.NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and C#/VB.NET.

      Ability to create web pages to show online reports to application users using pivot reports, detailed data pages, grid views, tables or use of crystal reports.

      Developed user authentication mechanism using web services.

      Experience with jQuery to bring dynamic behavior to the web page and also perform AJAX calls to the MVC controllers.

      Understanding of Agile methodologies.

      Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.

      Excellent skills in debugging user sessions and solving bugs.

      Ability to analyze and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible
solution designs.

      Ability to complete work independently, incorporate client feedback, and deliver on time.

Scope of Assignment

      Create new modules or make changes/modifications on existing staff access portal platform built on a ASP.net MVC framework that utilizes web services to pull and manipulate data from Microsoft Navision 2017 e.g. leave application, timesheets, reporting etc.

      Create HTML5 detailed data pages, grid views, tables to help the system users and their supervisors in reporting and allow export of the data to different formats.

      Create email/templates and notifications to users based on activities on the portal e.g. pending submission of timesheets, leave application notice to supervisors etc.

      Improve system authentication by making improvements to how users are authenticated to access different system modules.

How to apply

Respond with your application letter, detailed CV and links to a portfolio to consultancies@aphrc.org  and copy procurement@aphrc.org with the subject: “Full Stack Web Developer.” The application deadline is June 10, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should be should be addressed to:

 The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

Website: www.aphrc.org


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.