Senior MIS/GIS Officer

  Afghanistan Land Authority
  Afghanistan Unspecified 580
Date Posted:Jul 15, 2010
Closing Date:Jul 31, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Land Authority:


Job Summary:

ARAZI is seeking for a qualified Afghan National MIS/GIS Senior Officer, who would be able to provide technical and managerial supports to the Land Inventory Department. The MIS/GIS Senior Officer will lead and take responsibility for the management of
the day-to-day operations of the MIS/GIS unit of the Land Inventory Department

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities
1. Maintain the updates to web based Geospatial Land Management Information System
2. MIS/GIS Unit staff Management
3. Provide trainings as per needs of MIS/GIS unit staff
4. Disseminate corporate Geographic Information

Main Tasks

- Lead and Support MIS/GIS unit of Arazi
- Lead and support the MIS/GIS unit of Land Inventory Department in establishment and operating of Modern Computerized
- Land Management Information System.
- Review and develop procedure guides and performance objectives and ensure they are kept up to date for all GIS processes.
- Utilize corporate GIS to prepare analyses of spatial information and associated commentaries to contribute to improve service delivery and access to services
- Update and maintain Land Management Informat ion System
- Upload and maintain the updates to web based Geospatial Land Management Information System provided in a timely
- Maintain, support, develop and administer the Geospatial Information System, including managing the topographical
- Create and maintain the IT, software and any other structures necessary for GIS storage, capturing and maintaining council information in accordance with GIS standards of good working practice and the ARAZI data quality strategy
- Capture, manipulate, maintain and disseminate corporate Geographic Information in accordance with ARAZI data quality
Strategy and Information Security Policy
- Liaise and coordinate with other related stakeholders
Coordinate the land management information with other related governmental stakeholders to ensure the accuracy and
precision of ARAZI computerized geodatabase system
- To liaise with third party organizations that provides or requires Geographical Information whether in digital or hard format

Job Requirement:

- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science. Advanced understanding of GIS 9.3 and Integrated mapping system is must.

Professional experience
 Minimum of 3 years work experience in the same field with the reputable national, international and UN organizations

Technical skills
- Practical and procedural knowledge of GIS/MIS systems
 Substantial familiarity with Aerial photos, Satellite imageries, and integrated mapping systems
- Data Quality controlling
- Delivering trainings on GIS and MIS
- Project Management

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

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

Personal Qualities
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Managerial skills
- Effective written communication skills
- Time management skills
- Stress management skills
- Report writing skills
- Trustworthy, patient, and accurate

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