Network/Web Based GIS/Database Development Consultant, UNDP, Khartoum

Location: Khartoum

Duration: 2 Months

Closing Date: 21 May


  • Professionalism; Good research skills, including ability to identify and propose solutions to issues/crises; ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given. Appropriate background in information collection and analysis (civilian and/or military)

  • Proven ability to apply advanced geospatial technical solutions in adverse and challenging environments
  • Planning and Organizing; Ability to work and manage conflicting priorities

  • Communication; Excellent drafting ability and communication skills, both written and oral

  • Teamwork & Supervision; Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relationships

  • Respect for Diversity; Works effectively with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

    Minimum Qualification/Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent), preferably in Geographic Information Systems, computer science, or related field; Undergraduate degree in natural sciences, land surveying, or computer science.

  • At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in Information planning and management, at least four years of that experience at the international level;

  • Theoretical knowledge of ESRI based networked GIS. Practical experience and implementation of ArcGIS Desktop software and ArcIMS, ArcSDE server solutions. Knowledge of Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL, Oracle and C++ programming

  • Strong Remote Sensing background including advanced image processing techniques and recent experience in satellite based image analysis incorporating raster/vector data model integration

  • Familiarity with Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI);

  • Previous field experience applying geospatial technology in transitional and post-conflict countries. Recent country experience in Sudan is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of or experience with threat/conflict analysis, security sector, DDR, Arms Reduction/Control, and/or post-conflict recovery programming.

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

  • Excellent English writing and oral skills

  • Fluency in one or more official UN languages desirable. Proficiency in Arabic is preferred

  • Excellent liaison, co-ordination, and planning skills

  • Previous experience in the development and execution of capacity building materials and training programs for both international and national counterparts

    How to Apply:
    Applications to be submitted to:
    Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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