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GIS Officer- 1 Year Contract at Feed the Children

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Feed the Children

Responsibilities

GIS Activities

  • Preparation, conception and production of maps
  • Identify map information needs
  • Identify and access map information sources
  • Ensure accurate linkages between spatial databases and assessment data
  • Ensures that the maps produced meet the requirements of FEED and concerned partners

Supervision and monitoring of mapping related data collection

  • Conceptualize methodologies for collecting data in the field, as according to need
  • Organize and supervise GIS field missions
  • Monitor accuracy of data collected
  • Cross check data collected in the field, ensure regular updates and solve eventual discrepancies

Data Management and Analysis Activities

  • Supervision and monitoring of remote data collection
  • Monitor accuracy of data collected
  • Cross check data collected in the field, ensure regular updates and solve eventual discrepancies
  • Manage, update and deploy monthly questionnaire

Data cleaning, management, and merging

  • Manage data received monthly from the team
  • Maintain, update, and expand R-based system of data management and analysis for data dissemination and reporting
  • Maintain, update, and expand R system from automated data analysis and map production for factsheets Organize and expand the system to other FEED´s projects

Product production

  • Create and update monthly factsheets for areas of analysis
  • Provide mapping support for supplementary products developed by the assessment team.

Required Qualifications, knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS or a related discipline (Geography, Geomatics, Environmental Engineering Environmental Sciences)
  • 2 years of experience in GIS / Database management, preferably in development NGO context
  • Previous experience with mobile data collection (ODK, ONA, KOBO)
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign; – Knowledge of remote sensing analysis a plus
  • Experience analyzing complex data with R or Python a plus
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management Software;

Method Of Application

Send your cv to feedinternationaljobs@feedthechildren.org to apply

You will receive a prompt to fill in online application form