Gis Mapping Officer

  Afghanistan Land Authority
  Afghanistan Unspecified 485
Date Posted:Jul 15, 2010
Closing Date:Jul 31, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Architecture
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Land Authority:


Job Summary:

ARAZI is seeking for a qualified Afghan National GIS Mapping Officer, who would be able to provide technical assistances to the Land Inventory Department in terms of Capturing, manipulating, maintaining and disseminating corporate Geographic Information in accordance with ARAZI data quality Strategy and Information Security Policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

1. Maintain the updates to web based Geospatial Land Management Information System
2. Disseminate corporate Geographic Information
3. Liaise with the Survey Quality Assurance unit for updatation of mapping system

Main Tasks
- support and develop the Geographic Information System
- To support and develop the Geographic Information System, including managing Arc GIS Server web applications
- To manipulate, and disseminate corporate Geographic Information in accordance with ARAZI data quality Strategy and Information Security Policy
- Assist the GIS/MIS Manager in the ongoing development and implementation of a strategy and standards for the controlled incremental expansion of GIS, ensuring consistent standards of good practice.
- Analyze corporate data and represent it in a map based format
- Interrogate GIS data to provide information, analysis and support
- Upload and maintain the updates to the GIS system provided in a timely fashion.
- Provide technical support to users and identify potential problems with the use of GIS to the GIS/MIS Manager
- Ensure that the performance of the function complies with the organization’s data quality standards and processes,Data
Protection and Information Security Policy

Job Requirement:

- Minimum 12th class graduate. Higher degree in related field is highly preferred

Professional experience
- Minimum of 2 years work experience in the same field with the reputable national, international and UN organizations

Technical skills
- Practical and procedural knowledge of GIS systems
- Substantial familiarity with Aerial photos, Satellite imageries, and integrated mapping systems
- Data Quality controlling

Language Knowledge
- Excellent communication skills in English, Dari and Pashto

Computer Science
- MS office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Arc GIS9.3, Auto CAD are must. Familiarity with MSQL is preferred.

Personal Qualities
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Time management skills
- Stress management skills
- Adequate Report writing skills
- Trustworthy, patient, and accurate

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