Delegation of the European Union to Albania

VACANCY - National Mid - Term IT Web Application Developer Expert Position for Euralius V (full time position)

13/03/2020 - 11:08
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The overall objective of EURALIUS V is to strengthen the independence, transparency, efficiency, accountability and public trust in the Albanian justice system in line with the EU acquis and best practices. The project mainly works towards enhancing the capacities of the following Albanian Authorities, which are final beneficiaries of the project: the Albanian Parliament, Ministry of Justice, High Judicial Council, High Court, courts, High Prosecutorial Council, the General Prosecutor Office, other prosecution offices, High Justice Inspector, School of Magistrates, National Chamber of Advocacy, the National Chamber of Notaries and the National Chamber of Enforcement Agents. Following the adoption of constitutional amendments in July 2016 and the adoption of several laws EURALIUS V is supporting the implementation of the comprehensive justice reform.  The project started on 1 April 2018 with a duration of 36 months.  


POSITION: National Mid - Term IT Web Application Developer Expert Position (full time position)

Application Process:  


  1. Deadline for applications: 17 March 2020 / midnight.

  2. Duration of engagement:  as soon as possible, until the end of the project.

  3. Please send you CV, motivation letter in English, via e-mail to the following contacts:

Reference of the e - mail should be: National Mid - Term IT Web Application Developer Expert

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and might be requested to come in for interviews and/or other methods of assessment. The selection will be based on the professional background, relevant work experience, language skills and other criteria according to the requested qualifications.

  2. The assignments will have to be formally approved by the European Union Delegation to Albania, assuming no objection from the relevant beneficiaries.

  3. Candidates who are civil servants cannot be contracted.


Tasks and Responsibilities

The national expert will support the project activities and tasks of EURALIUS Component 4 – IT Infrastructure. The main activities of the expert will be:

  • development, testing, deployment and maintenance of mid-size software applications

  • provision of user support for in-house developed applications

  • set-up and maintenance of development and testing environments

  • preparation of reports based on data collected in MS SQL server databases  

Moreover, the expert will take an active part in other activities of EURALIUS, as needed.


Required Profile

Specific Requirements

  • University degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or technically related field. Master’s degree will be an advantage;

  • At least 3 years working experience with software development, including development of web applications;

  • Knowledge and practical experience with C#, ASP.NET, MSSQL / T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services;

  • Proficiency with Visual Studio integrated development environment;

  • Experience with working with software versioning and revision control system such as Git or SVN;

  • Ability to understand UML documents;

  • Working experience with court case management systems in Albania will be a distinct advantage;

  • Professional experience with MFiles, MS-Dynamics and/or MS-SharePoint will be a distinct advantage;

  • Previous experience of working in the framework of a similar donor financed project and in Albania would be a distinct advantage;

  • Vendor software development certification, such as MCPD or MCSD, will be a distinct advantage;

  • Practical experience with SPARX Enterprise Architect will be an advantage;

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the Albanian justice system will be an advantage;


General Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Albanian and English.

  • Sound analytical skills;

  • Flexibility and maturity of judgement; 

  • Ability to work under direction and also to use own initiative;

  • Ability to communicate effectively at a number of different levels and methods;

  • Ability to work under pressure and to maintain deadlines;

  • Political neutrality;

  • Team and solution orientation;

  • Suitable profile to work within a multidisciplinary team;

  • Ability to understand and respect all confidential classifications (both government and trade nature) of any government or trade documents, statements or other information he/ she may be given during the exercise of his/ her duties.


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