What We Can Offer
LIFE is looking for a consultant to serve as web developer advisor to work in the “USAID Local Assistance to Develop and Deliver Excellence, Resilience, and Sustainability in Vietnam (LADDERS)” Project.
This position will be based in Ho Chi Minh City.
Under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and in close collaboration with the Strategic Information Team Lead, the consultant will support the development plans for upgrading the D.Health application to align with key LADDERS strategies. S/he will also be supporting the development of web application wireframes, logic and architecture, input into end-user design, and support communication with a contracted web/application developer who will implement the upgrade. The consultant will work closely with the contracted developer, SI team, Technical team, and LIFE leadership to assure alignment of the upgrade to D.Health to account for use by four general users: 1) Clients, 2) OWs, 3) CBO (administrators), and 4) LIFE (administrator). The platform must also align with the one-stop shop model, as an “online one-stop shop”.
o Provide technical and strategic contribution based on Technical and SI team direction to upgrade development plans that can be delivered to a contracted web/application developer.
o Provide information and options for considerations for parameters and expectations with contracting a web/application developer to implement the planned upgrades.
o Provide guidance on technology, software, and development for application upgrade/development.
o Able to write and create a resource package that can be used to provide a contracted web/application developer the information necessary to upgrade D.Health, with a strategic plan for development which may be done in phases.
o Able to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to gather the necessary information to compose the plans, wireframes, and layouts for the application upgrade.
o Experience with working with an IT/web/application developer, with technical knowledge and background to help troubleshoot questions from the developer to yield timely progress towards the application upgrade during the development phase.
o Monitor and support the developer to complete the upgrade through going live with upgrade features.
o Monitor the completion of milestones for the IT/web/application developer and deadlines in a timely manner.
o Completion of upgrade to the D.Health application with initial support to live upgrade.
o Able to meet with end-users to gather end-user information to support application upgrade/ development and implementation.
The consultant will be expected to:
o Develop a resource package outlining the wireframe, layout and parameters for the developer to then implement upgrade the D.Health application to align and respond to SI and Technical team needs.
o Support and input into selecting a capable developer to implement the resource package and complete upgrade by the end of September 2022.
o Provide support and troubleshoot with developer during the development phase of the D.Health upgrade to assure features are done to SI and Technical specifications in a timely manner. The platform must align with the one-stop shop model, as an “online one-stop shop”.
o Completed upgrade to D.Health application done by the end of September 2022.
o Assure there is a resource document that describes the upgrade to the D.Health application (includes manual for D.Health application, data dictionary, in addition to the resource package materials).
o Bachelor’s degree in information technology, web development, digital health, or related fields, and/or commensurate level of expertise and experience.
o Preferred would be candidates with a master’s degree in information technology, web development, digital health, or related fields, and/or commensurate level of expertise and experience.
o Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, with demonstrated experience in web or application development, database development, IT support for digital platforms at provincial or national scale, project management, and working with projects or programs related to health, specifically HIV/AIDS. Ability to work proactively and independently with supervision support is preferred.
o Experience with managing and overseeing work with web/application developers.
o Experience with USAID and PEPFAR programs is a bonus.
o Well-developed written and oral communication skills in Vietnamese and English.
o Ability to travel as necessary.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
LIFE respects and welcomes candidates from all genders, ethnicities, and status.