GIS / Graphic Design Assistant – IOM

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Job Description

OrganizationInternational Organization for Migration
Position TitleGIS / Graphic Design Assistant
Duty StationKhartoum, Sudan
ClassificationG6
Type of AppointmentOne-year fixed term, with possibility of extension
Estimated Start DateAs soon as possible
Posted Date28/12/2021
Closing Date11/01/2021

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programme and direct supervision of the Programme Officer (DTM); with close coordination with the Heads of Units. The GIS/ Graphic Design Assistant is responsible for the following functions:

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Timely preparation, maintenance and provision of geographic information and maps in support of the mission’s operations using GIS software and related equipment.
  • Collect, process and evaluate geographic data including vector, raster and thematic data; Compile large-scale operation maps and small-scale briefing/report maps.
  • Participate in geographic/terrain analysis studies and prediction of the effects of terrain, weather and situation on the mission’s operations.
  • Archive mission geographic data and maintain the mission’s geo-database system.
  • Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
  • Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, and required outputs.
  • Participate in the design of GIS and other information systems and databases.
  • Update GIS and other information systems and databases, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations.
  • GPS Devices installation, configuration and training field team to use GPS.
  • Retrieve stored maps.
  • Perform any other duty within the incumbent’s capabilities as appropriate and tasked by the Information Management Officer or GIS officer.
  • Assist in the development, quality control and reproduction of products in appropriate formats for clients.
  • Create maps, infographic and graphs, using GIS software and related equipment.
  • Conduct Research to locate and obtain existing databases.
  • Create interactive, online maps, charts using (geojson, JavaScript) via APIs.
  • Support the development of graphics and layout for regular, strategic, IOM reports for external dissemination (such as Unit Fact Sheets, Dashboard, Humanitarian Summary, and Monthly Bulletins).
  • Report to direct supervisor on implementation status, including the progress, Support the development of graphics and layout for regular visibility material for donor and other consumers (e.g. press releases).
  • Support the development and graphics for other strategic documents for both internal and external distribution.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • a first level university degree or a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience.

Experience

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience in Information planning and management
  • Practical knowledge and experience in GPS, GIS and cartography, including knowledge of current GIS software (ArcGIS, MapInfo) and the use of server-based GIS technology
  • Knowledge of related software and systems (database, word processing, desktop publishing)
  • Knowledge of Remote Sensing and raster – vector integration techniques
  • Familiarity with Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)

Languages

Fluency in English and Working knowledge of Arabic an advantage.

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values

• Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioral indicators

• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email: [email protected], by January 11, 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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