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GIS Officer

Posted 3 months ago by Mines Advisory Group (MAG)
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
MAG is a humanitarian organisation clearing the remnants of conflict for the benefit of communities worldwide. MAG is co-laureate of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize and has been operating in Iraq since 1992 and is operational in five governorates. MAG’s extensive experience and longevity in Iraq and deliver diverse programmes across emergency and development response projects, including support, training and collaboration with national NGOs. Overall Purpose of the Job The GIS Officer shall ensure the continuous and correct functionality of the part of the global IMS relevant to Iraq programme, and compliance of data within IMS with the MAG requirements and processes. 
Under guidance of PIM and RISM, the GIS Officer will develop IM solutions utilising ESRI software package, such as mobile data collection forms, web-based maps, applications, dashboards and other. 
Detailed Responsibilities:
The GIS Officer will be expected to carry out the following activities: 
  • Ensure continuous and correct functionality of the part of the global IMS relevant to Iraq programme, by keeping up to date survey forms, feature layers and relations between them, setting up mobile data collection and mapping application and devices, as well as reporting any occurring issues to the PIM or/and RISM. 
  • Correct any data entry errors flagged by data validators. 
  • Perform quality checks on data uploaded to IMS on regular basis (daily, weekly or monthly depending on type of data), and ensure that collected data is up-to-date, complete, accurate and correct. 
  • Export data from global IMS on request; 
  • Develop new elements of the Iraq or/and global IMS utilising ESRI software package, such as mobile data collection forms, web-based maps, applications, dashboards as requested by PIM and RISM; 
  • Support the PIM in the creation of new solutions for the Iraq and global IM Systems as needed; 
  • Perform spatial and statistical analysis of the collected data; 
  • Any other task required by the line manager. 
 
Person selection criteria:
The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following attributes: 
  • Previous experience on GIS positions, or positions with included substantial GIS responsibilities 
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS desktop software 
  • Experience working with mobile data collection applications (ODK, Kobo, Survey123 or similar) 
  • Intermediate English and Kurdish written and spoken 

 

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