|Date Posted:||Aug 20, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Aug 30, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Afghan Barez HR Services Co:
Afghan Barez HR Services (AB-HR) is the nation leading professional organization, serving as a full-service for all sized businesses. AB-HR has successfully expanded itself by providing outstanding HR solutions to national and international organizations throughout Afghanistan.
The GIS Specialist must have ESRI software (ArcGIS 9) knowledge in order to provide a wide range of support to the project Team. This support will include but not be limited to:
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Geo-database design and implementation;
â€¢ Supervise and conduct data cleaning, data entry and data maintenance;
â€¢ Conduct quality control and monitoring of GIS products and projects;
â€¢ Prepare advance GIS orientation for various level of officials for government;
â€¢ Create and Analyze the GIS data, database design, project and clean the raster and vector data;
â€¢ Pro-actively promote data and mapping standards;
â€¢ Provide assistance in developing GIS concept papers and proposals;
â€¢ Develop high level technical expertise to provide assistance to clients;
â€¢ Coordinate with GIS service providers of national and international with clients and partners to facilitate data collection, survey and data transfer;
â€¢ Conduct training and provide skills development support to Provinces and regions;
â€¢ Participate in assessments and requirement analysis of technical projects in/out the region;
â€¢ Assist designated departments as a whole in the production of more specialized maps
â€¢ Ensure different types of maps like provincial and national are produced on regular basis and distributed to the designated departments;
â€¢ Updating and maintaining reference files through regular contacts with, AIMS, CSO and others (Population, Province, District, Village)
â€¢ Attend GIS users meeting at AIMS if necessary
â€¢ Assist M and E and HMIS department in standardizing the routine maps
â€¢ Support other Departments to produce various type of maps by GIS
â€¢ Provide GIS training for other staff, where necessary.
â€¢ Ensure coordination in GIS with other use, including cross-sectional analysis and reports, where necessary,
â€¢ Any other task assigned by line manager.
â€¢ Demonstrated ability in strategic thinking and programme development;
â€¢ Strong coordination and negotiation skills with stakeholders from government, donors, international development communities and private sectors;
â€¢ Ability to work with a team in a multi-cultural environment, preferably working experiences in developing MIS, GIS and ICT projects;
â€¢ Able to demonstrate prior experience of working in organized and proactive manner;
â€¢ She/he should obtain the ability to priorities and perform demanding tasks against tight dead line
â€¢ Proven Interest in Development related Issues;
â€¢ Commitment to new technology and specific skill in requested areas;
â€¢ Results oriented, strong team player with outstanding interpersonal and coordination skills.
Education and Experience:
â€¢ Masterâ€™s degree or Bachelorâ€™s degree in Computer Sciences;
â€¢ Certificate or higher in relevant IT, computer science or GIS systems
â€¢ At least three years Experience in the development of ESRI geo-databases or relevant GIS experience and trainings.
â€¢ Practical experience in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is must;
â€¢ Experience in managing or developing databases (particularly MS Access) is must;
â€¢ Experience in managing and developing customer relationships;
â€¢ Experience in supervision and training of staff;
â€¢ Experience in the following areas will be an advantage: network administration, input/output technology (printers, plotters, scanners, etc);
â€¢ Fluency in English (reading and writing) and proficiency in Dari or Pashto.
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation and security clearance adjudication conducted by the mission. The scope of the clearance process is as follows:
â€¢ Investigations attempt to assess whether a potential employee might compromise sensitive information or is otherwise unfit for an official position.
â€¢ Investigations include interviews, screening tools, and records checks.
â€¢ Investigations explore information regarding an individualâ€™s loyalty, character, reliability, trustworthiness, and honesty.
â€¢ The investigations provide assurance that a person has not demonstrated behavior that could be a security concern to the mission.