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ACTED recruits 01 GIS Officer

ACTED recruits 01 GIS Officer

ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.

ACTED Syria

Since 2012, ACTED has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: ACTED provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, ACTED has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

  • General

Preparation, conception and production of maps, including the supervision and monitoring of mapping-related data collection and ensuring dynamic linkages between GIS data and ACTED Database;

Co-developing GIS components in proposals and supervising the implementation of these GIS components in approved projects;

Train the AMEU team on usage of maps and GPS;

Represent ACTED in GIS related coordination meetings.

  • Preparation, conception and production of maps

Identify map information needs;

Identify and access map information sources;

Work closely with the Database Manager to ensure an accurate link between the GIS and the Database data, cross check data collected in the field and to develop dynamic links between Database and GIS data and to ensure regular updates and solve eventual discrepancies;

Ensures that the produced maps meet the requirements of concerned ACTED departments.

  • Supervision and monitoring of mapping related data

Conceptualize methodologies for collecting GPS and other GIS related data, as according to need;

Organize and supervise GIS field missions;

Managing and supervising the GIS assistant and the staff on the GIS;

Monitor accuracy of data collected.

 

Expériences / Formation du candidat
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential, as well as the ability to plan, take initiative and organize work independently. In addition Impartiality, objectivity and confidentiality are imperative;
  • Good command of GIS software (especially those used by ACTED), Excel, Word and Database software such as Access or Foxpro. Familiarity with other information and data sources related to GIS to be recommended to ACTED for better GIS practices would be an asset.
  • Understanding the nature of the work carried out by programs is necessary for ensuring the relevancy and usability of the maps produced. Therefore a proactive and self-motivated attitude towards gaining a good understanding of ACTED programs, innovating GIS activities and developing new GIS components for proposals is essential;
  • Willingness to learn and capacity to innovate: The GIS Officer must be inventive and eager to improve his or her own skills, and be capable to adapt, shape and develop tools best suited for ACTED’s activities
  • Ability to travel to the field for data collection, cross-checking the data and provide training to field staff;
  • Good organizational and communication skills with international and national staff and rural communities.
Experience 0 à 3 ans
Fonctions Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activité Gestion crise / post-crise
Pays Moyen Orient, Syrie
Salaire / Indemnité
  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances
Comment postuler Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref: GISO/WOS
Date de fin de validité 12/10/2019

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