Geographical Information System (GIS) Officer Job in ICRC

The ICRC Delegation in Abuja is looking for a qualified and motivated candidate with the capacity to
work independently to fill in the position below:

Geographical Information System (GIS) Officer

Main Responsibilities

  • Produce maps to support the humanitarian objectives of the delegation following ICRC GIS Guidelines.
  • Organize and maintain the Geo-database of the delegation.
  • Maintain Synergy Geographic Referential.
  • Support Delegation Staff in collecting and managing Geo-Data incl
  • Provide regular Geoportal /GPS/GIS trainings to ICRC delegation colleagues
  • Carry out regular GIS support missions (to the ICRC sub delegation and Offices)
  • Prepare and maintain basic geo-referential data.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in GIS or related field.
  • 2 years work experience in a similar function.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Capacity to integrate and implement ICRC policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and train others in GIS
  • Willingness of self-education in GIS (Knowledge in Web Mapping an advantage)
  • Very good database managements skills.
  • Good analysis and synthesis capacities.

Personal Requirement

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Ability to work independently and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
    Team-work oriented with sound communication skills
  • Punctual. Reliable, confirmed organisational skills
  • Sound empathy when dealing with people/beneficiaries
  • Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes
  • Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and working procedures

Method of Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (letter of motivation. CV. copies of
certificates/diploma, references) to the following address, not later than 26, March 2015

Attn. Administrator, ICRC Abuja, 31 Pope John Paul II Street, Maitama, Abuja

Please clearly indicate “GIS-Officer Abuja” on your envelope

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent
humanitarian organisation.

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Closing Date: 26/03/2015