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GIS ANALYST

Job Category:
Environment
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Sustainable Land Management to Combat Desertification in Pakistan - UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
27 November, 2004
Last Date to apply:
11 December, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Strong GIS skills with two or more GIS packages like Arc/INFO, ArcView, ArcIMS, ArcSDE.
A basic understanding of the concepts of data management.
Hands-on experience in data input, storage, management, analysis, transformation, and producing output and presentations.
Experience in map design and computer cartography.
Should have ability to think and solve problems
Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Description:
 

Description (TORs):

The MoE intends to recruit a GIS Analyst who will be responsible for establishing a preliminary SLM Information System, including database on the extent of land degradation and desertification, mapping of socio-economic data and land use of the proposed project sits. He will assist the Project Preparation Unit (PPU) preparation of maps and provide technical input in preparation of the full-scale Project Brief.

The GIS Analyst will work under the direction and direct supervision of the Project Manager (PM)/Team Leader. He/She will be responsible for the following specific tasks and responsibilities:

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare a concept note and cost estimates for establishing SLM Information System
  • Undertake preliminary work for developing SLM Information System for the project with graphical and numerical database
  • Develop thematic maps and land cover database for creating land cover maps
  • Undertake analysis of environmental and socio-economic data generated through resource need assessment surveys and socio-economic surveys of the proposed project sites.
  • Establish and maintain links with other organizations working on GIS based data management including PFI, WWF-Pakistan, SUPARCO etc.
  • Assist PM/Team Leader in executing his tasks including preparation of full-scale Project Brief.
  • Provide technical input in different outputs of the project.
  • Assist the sectoral experts in producing their outputs.
  • Procure, set-up, and maintain equipment for developing SLM Information system.
  • Undertake any other specific task as may be assigned by the Team Leader.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesPost graduationMasters DegreePost-graduate degree in natural sciences, geography, engineering or agriculture with specialization in GIS and Remote Sensing.