TOR GIS Assistant

  Chemonics RAMP UP South
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1540
Date Posted:Feb 8, 2011
Reference:8/2/201 A
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:M & E
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Chemonics RAMP UP South:

The purpose of RAMP UP is to create effective, responsive, democratic, transparent, accountable, and gender sensitive municipal governance in targeted municipalities throughout the country. RAMP UP will: (1) increase the capacity of GIRoA municipal officials, (2) improve the delivery of municipal services to citizens in target municipalities, and (3) increase municipal capacity to enable, support, and sustain economic growth. As a result of RAMP UP, Afghan citizens will receive better services, understand the responsibilities of municipal leaders, play an active role in the municipal decision-making process, and see local governance structures as legitimate.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of and reporting to the GIS Specialist, the GIS Assistant will work closely with RAMP UP South GIS Specialist, RAMP UP South and Kandahar Municipality Mayor Office and will be a member of the GIS technical team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Developing GIS products based on data provided;
• Producing map products for distribution;
• Facilitate the input and draft of existing field data from external and internal surveyor’s data, field notes and engineering plans using ArcGIS/ERDAS Imagine softwares.
• Facilitate the municipality’s ability to convert various digital/hard copies drafting data to the Geographical Information System Arc GIS software and respond to mapping and information requests regarding data entry, maintenance and cleaning;
• Perform any other tasks as directed by the RAMP UP South GIS Specialist or Component 3 Team Leader.

Job Requirement:

• Experience of data collection, entry and maintenance;
• Good understanding of database management (particularly MS Access) is an advantage;
• Practical experience in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is desirable;
• Experience in the following areas will be an advantage: Internet technology, Windows OS, network administration, input/output technology (printers, plotters, scanners, etc);
• University Degree or similar qualifications desirable.
• Thee to five years working experience.
• Good written and spoken English;
• Good interpersonal skills.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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