Feed the Children GIS Officer Jobs in Malawi

Feed the Children GIS Officer Jobs in Malawi


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.

  • Perform other assigned functions within their area of

    Required Qualifications, knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Master degree in GIS or a related discipline (Geography, Geomatics, Environmental Engineering Environmental Sciences)

  • 2 years of experience in GIS / Database management, preferably in humanitarian 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 analysing 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;

    How to apply

  • Please submit your application to the following email:

  • feedinternationaljobs@feedthechildren.org

  • You will be prompt to submit an online application.

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