GIS Associate

Job Description

Title: GIS Associate

Company Name: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's degree in GIS is required with four years of experience in humanitarian response or
∎ related field.

Job Context:
∎ Reference Code: SVN-16/2023/S - BD1
∎ Estimated Starting Date: As soon as possible
∎ Classification: G-6 (UN Salary Scale)
∎ Unit: ISCG Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (Initially 06 Months with possibility of extension)
∎ General Functions:
∎ Under the overall supervision of Head of Sub Office in Cox`s Bazar and direct supervision of IM & GIS Officer, the incumbent will support in implementation of day-to-day activities in concerned department.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ 1. Provide geo-spatial analysis, mapping and visualization as requested by information management
∎ officer to support inter sector coordination.
∎ 2. Provide thematic maps and graphics on a regular basis that serve forward planning as well as impact
∎ analysis. Produce information products on a regular basis to consolidate humanitarian response and
∎ support the production of a joint humanitarian response plan.
∎ 3. Identify and analyse existing GIS systems and structure capacities, availability of relevant spatial
∎ datasets to be able to meet the accurate and timely mapping needs.
∎ 4. Participate in design and development of and maintain the required systems for related geo databases
∎ for Bangladesh, dataflows, and structures for better database management, including data collection
∎ activities (primary and secondary datasets), data analysis and processing.
∎ 5. Support in maintenance of Inter sector coordination group information sharing portal, website content
∎ management and dissemination channels.
∎ 6. Support in maintenance and update of ArcGIS Online mapping portal, with consolidation of all opensource
∎ spatial data for humanitarian response. Provide technical support to the sector and agency IM
∎ focal points in works related to spatial data collection, geo processing and analyses.
∎ 7. Train and support staff in works related to geo data collection, survey and assessment, support in the
∎ field data collection, data management, as well as maintenance and support to database systems
∎ 8. Support in coordinating effective IM/GIS implementation; ensure timely preparation and generation of
∎ local level information products, and support on information sharing and dissemination to all relevant
∎ channels.
∎ 9. Liaise with relevant authorities, United Nations (UN) agencies, Non- Governmental Organizations
∎ (NGOs) and other stakeholders at the national/hub/district level on issues related to GIS.
∎ 10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Extensive Knowledge of ArcGIS or any enterprise GIS software, Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), MS Excel, and data visualization software (Power BI, Adobe Illustrator, ...) is required.
∎ Knowledge of web design and content management systems (WordPress) is an asset.
∎ Knowledge of programming languages is an asset.
∎ Minimum three years of experience in emergency response in the field, Data Management or Information management, crisis, post conflict and other displacement situations.
∎ Understanding and respect of IOM's data protection guidelines.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 16 Jan 2023
∎ International Organization for Migration (IOM)
∎ Business : Inter-Governmental Agency and Specialized Agency to the United Nations

Category: NGO/Development


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