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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.
Supports the Nigeria delegation on maps production, geo-data analysis and implementation of geospatial projects.
Enters geo-data information in the database and produces maps
Updates Water and Habitat projects database and mapping activities that will facilitate better program management within the Water and Habitat department.
Creates and updates the maps library of the delegation with the ICRC and the external source maps
Trains/coaches ICRC staff on the preparation of data to be processed with the GIS, on utilisation of GPS, Geoportal, and other GIS tools
Links with external institutions or units in charge of producing reference maps
Proposes, designs and creates other GIS related project
Bachelor Degree, some college coursework completed, an Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in architecture, IT, engineering, geography or any related field
Additional vocational training in GIS systems, IT or similar field
4-6 years of experience in GIS system management or similar position
Good command of written and spoken English
Expert level in computer skills
Very good database managements skills.
Capacity to integrate and implement ICRC policies and procedures.
Excellent knowledge of the geographical assigned environment
Willingness of self-education, particularly in GIS, Web Mapping and IT tools.
Confirmed capacity to work independently and autonomously
Very good assessment, analysis and synthesis skills.
High capacity to work in a team.
High motivation and proactivity, taking responsibility
Good Planning and Organization skills
Capacity to train others in GIS
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae, and contact details of three referees to
Please clearly indicate “GIS Operator” as the subject of your application. (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
The deadline for the submission of applications will be 27.11.2015, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.
For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org
DUE DATE: 27 November, 2015
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