Job Vacancy: Geographic information systems (GIS) analysts

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Geographic information systems (GIS) analysts

Job description: OverviewThe Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHPIEGO Nigeria Country Office. S/he will work closely with SI, program and technical staff in guiding the process for spatial data collection and management, geospatial analysis and producing cartographic visualizations and maps for the use of the ACE team.Responsibilities:

  • The GIS officer will support all Monitoring and Evaluation initiatives and data related activities of the project.
  • The GIS officer will support the ACE team in preparing technical specifications of the appropriate hardware and software required to create the required GIS database.
  • S/he will coordinate with the project team to recommend a GIS system including the themes and layers to be used.
  • The GIS officer will support spatial data collection, cleaning, quality assurance and analyses.
  • The GIS officer will develop cartographic products usable on several online platforms and hard copy communication materials, code for maps, run GIS automation and programming.
  • Routinely update analysis and maps as required on the project and share these in appropriate and timely manner
  • The GIS officer will work closely with the SI Advisor in proposing strategies to increase data use and demand amongst program staff and support the program staff on ways to properly organize and capture program progress and document lessons learned.
  • Perform other duties relating to the project assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Geography, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Geology, Surveying, Urban Planning, Geographic Information Systems or related field.
  • At least 5 – 6 years’ post-NYSC professional experience in the implementation and management of Geographic Information systems.
  • Relevant working knowledge of specialized software GIS packages: ArcGIS and QGIS to inform the development of web maps and multiple data visualization options; including the deployment of field based mobile data collection devices (i.e. ODK, CAPI, Kobo toolbox, etc.)
  • Experience in map production, complex spatial data collection and management.
  • Familiarity with USAID/PEPFAR programs, Nigerian public sector health system and/or HIV/AIDS response.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel) and related applications.
  • General knowledge of IT skills, including the use and manipulation of SQL databases and spreadsheets and programming languages (R, Python, etc)
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical analysis package is an added advantage.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on data collection/GIS tools.
  • Cooperative, competent, hardworking, flexible and dependable in a multi-cultural, open office situation;
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude to work;
  • Ability to organize and coordinate information and logistics for programs and activities.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

This role is exclusively open to candidates who are already located in any of the countries where Jhpiego currently operatesTotal compensation will be based on the country of hire and Jhpiego’s local compensation plan.

Location: Abuja, FCT

Job date: Fri, 10 May 2024 22:23:21 GMT

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