National Consultant (System Developer for ORG)

E-Zone HRM Limited Dhaka

New 1 month, 3 weeks ago


  • Duty Station: Dhaka-Office of Registrar General for Birth and Death Registration and field mission to all over the country including at Cox`s Bazar.
  • Contract Duration: 12 months
  • Number of Vacancies: 2 (Two)
  • Contract Type: Contract with E-Zone
  • Contract Start Date: 15th December 2021
  • Reporting to: Child Protection Specialist, Child Protection Section of UN Agency Bangladesh
  • A. Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to support the Office of Registrar General for Birth and Death Registration:
  • To improve the existing system and database for birth and death registration to make it more user friendly and more efficient.
  • To integrate the other external systems like health system, education system with the BDRIS for timely Birth, Death notifications and other purposes.
  • To roll out training with local government representatives, local registrars and other key relevant stakeholders.
  • B. Objectives, Purpose and Expected Results:
  • The consultants will start working from 15th December 2021 until December 2022. She or He is expected to work directly with the ORG and bring changes in the system as per the instruction from the ORG and UN Agency. In addition to this, the consultants will support the ORG in organizing and conducting training with Local Government Representatives, Local Registrars, and other key relevant stakeholders at local level.
  • C. Background: Birth registration is part of the fundamental rights of every human being and provides the legal identity and documentation warranted to every individual. Birth registration offers the right to nationality, school admission, health care, and access to different services like banking, issuance of national passport, property ownership, and voting rights. These statistics are critical to national planning and provide the best source of the denominator for all population-based targets and indicators.
  • UN Agency supports the Office of Registrar General (ORG) for Birth and Death Registration in Bangladesh to strengthen the birth registration system as well as to promote and create demand for the service within 45 days of birth of children. Currently the ORG developed a new online birth and death registration information system to simplify business process and better data management. It is a web-based software to manage data centrally. UN Agency is supporting the ORG to make the system user friendly and efficient. The ORG`s system needs to be linked with other data bases such as vaccination database under EPI, database of pregnant and lactating mothers and education database. These linkages will leverage the rate of birth registration within 45 days of birth as it will not require additional effort from service providers as well as parents will not have to visit local registration offices several times to do registration. In addition, UN Agency is also supporting the ORG to build capacity of the user of the system and other key stakeholders at local level for smooth registration. The consultants to be hired under this TOR will support the ORG for developing the system based on the guideline and instruction from the ORG and UN Agency.
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum B.Sc in Computer Science/ Software Engineering/ Computer Science Engineering from a reputed university.
  • Experience Requirement

  • At least 4 year(s)
  • Employment Status

    Part Time

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    Expired At

    Dec. 4, 2021, midnight