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Civil Registry Database Software Development

UNICEF is seeking an institutional contractor to design, build and install an integrated, reliable, secure and easy to use computerized civil registration data management system capable of supporting the functions of the Civil Registry Office in the Solomon Islands.

The Institutional Contractor will be required to:

Design, build and install a modern and computerized civil registration data management system for the Civil Registration Department in Solomon Islands.Specifically, as outlined in the “Civil registration functional requirements for database design and development” document. 

The database will include: i). Four (4) modules: Birth registration, Change of name, Adoption and Deaths.  ii).Seventeen (17) functional features: Authentication and authorization; Database management tools; Automatic alert trigger; GUI interface; Database Security; Audit trail and log; Certificates production and printing; Reports generation; Correspondence generation; Data validation; Data input format correction; Search and retrieve function; Modification of Key Life Events records; Deletion of invalid records; Keystroke reduction and data entry; Future technological integration; and Historical birth record migration (HBRM).

The proposal must include the costs of ancillary professional services such as software documentation, training, maintenance and support. 

Request for Proposal (RFP) and Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) and P11 form


Qualifications and experience of Institutional Consultant to be contracted:

Experience in information technology, software development, software engineering, business information systems and development of training materials and capacity building.

Experience in relation to improving work processes and IT solutions for civil registration, preferably in Solomon Islands or a similar country context; 

Good knowledge of hardware, software and programming languages;

The ability to interpret and follow technical plans;

A creative approach to problem solving;

The ability to work with people at all levels, including non-technical staff;

An understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues.


Remuneration and work schedule will be developed based on proposal submitted by successful contractor.  The institutional contractor will be required to work on a Purchase Order (PO) contract with UNICEF Pacific for a period of 6 months  


Qualified contractors meeting the above experience/competencies are encouraged to submit their Application together with your proposal should be submitted by Monday 27 May 2013 under confidential cover to:

Chief of Field Office

(Consultancy 2013/005 – Civil Registration, SI)

UNICEF Honiara 

1st Floor, City Centre Building, Mendana Avenue

Honiara, Solomon Islands

OR Chief of Operations

(Consultancy–Civil Registry Database Software Developer)

UNICEF Pacific, 5th Floor FDB Building

Private Mail Bag

Suva, FIJI

Or email to pacificvacancies@unicef.org

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified Kiribati female and male candidates, all religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.




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