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REACH GIS OFFICER IN NIGER


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Type du Contrat:

CDI

Profil du candidat:

Junior

Diplôme Requis:

Maîtrise/Master, Bac+4/+5

Type d'emploi:

Temps plein

Pays:

Niger

Ville:

Niamey
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Description de l'emploi:

Description du poste (profil):
REACH GIS Officer will fulfil the following functions:
1. GIS Activitiesa. 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 produced maps meet the requirements of REACH and concerned partners.
B. 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
C. Project development support
- Co-developing GIS components in proposals and supervising the implementation of these GIS components in approved projects;d. GIS Staff Management
- Supervising the activities of subordinate GIS staff, including GIS assistants and interns
2. Database/Data Management ActivitiesThe REACH GIS Officer will manage the maintenance of database(s) for the consolidation of all assessment-related and GIS data in country. He/she will ensure the capitalization of tools and procedures related to mapping and databases. Furthermore, he/she will support the assessment team in the collection and management of spatial datasets, verification and update of the collected data. He/she will monitor the accuracy of collected data. Manage and upgrade the information management strategy for RRM: document management, flows of information, review of the tools, of the database structure, capacity building and data workflows improvements. He/she will ensure the capitalization of tools and procedures related to mapping and databases. Furthermore, he/she will train and support the RRM field teams in the collection and management of spatial datasets, verification and update of the collected data as needed. He/she will monitor the accuracy of collected data. Analyze RRM data, identify and address information management gaps, and facilitate information sharing between countries in the region, including through the regional web portal.Identify new information and data requirements to support operations and partners of RRM.Design all information products and services as appropriate (factsheets, dashboards, mailing list, Humanitarian Response Portal, etc.)
3. Technical SupportThe REACH GIS Officer will contribute towards the identification and implementation of effective and adapted technical solutions and partnerships. The REACH GIS Officer will provide technical backstopping of database to GIS/DB team and provide capacity-building to GIS/DB team related to database maintenance and advanced GIS techniques. He/she will also support the collection of spatial datasets and integration with REACH activities.
4. External RelationsThe REACH GIS Officer will respond to information requests from REACH and its partners. In order to support the development of joint database tools and processes with REACH partners in country, the REACH GIS Officer will maintain regular interactions and reporting with key IM partners including cluster lead agencies, UN agencies, NGOs and technical partners. He/she will respond to information requests from REACH partners in country related to MIS data and mapping as well as solicit information from partner organizations to be incorporated into database. Furthermore, he/she will liaise with these partners to ensure the data is shared with REACH MIS team when required.
5. Internal Communication ProcessesThe REACH GIS/DB will liaise with IMPACT in Geneva to guarantee a quality product that suits the needs of the field office. He/she will respond to information requests from IMPACT Initiatives and keep Geneva informed of the MIS activities in the field. 6. Confidentiality and Data ProtectionThe REACH GIS Officer will maintain the strictest confidentiality of data and processes. He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of information and data.
Qualifications:
- Master degree in Geography/GIS or a related discipline
- 2 years of experience in GIS / Database management, preferably in humanitarian context
- Previous experience with mobile data collection (ODK, ONA, KOBO)
- Knowledge of analytical software packages (R, SPSS, Stata, Tableau, etc.)
- Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
- Knowledge of JavaScript and related libraries (D3, Leaflet) for development of interactive webmaps and dashboards
- Good team management skills
- Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements an asset;
- Prior knowledge of the region an asset;
- Good organizational and communication skills with international and national staff.


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