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Technical Officer, GIS/Database at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of;

Position: Technical Officer, GIS/Database

Contract Type:    1 year fixed term

No. Reqd.:           1

Project:                SIDHAS

Location(s):         Abuja

The Technical Officer, GIS/Database, will be responsible for the day to day operations of data processing. S/he is responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of FHI databases and Geographical information system (GIS). The database approach incorporates the following principles: (i)data remains consistent across the database; (ii)data is clearly defined; (iii)users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs; (iv)there is provision for data security and recovery control (all data is retrievable in an emergency). The application design include web, desktop and mobile GIS applications. Other responsibilities include the design and creation of spatial products, including maps, digital data, reports and statistics.

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 5-7 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 3-5 years post national youth service relevant experience.
  • Strong background in geospatial and health information systems (GIS) and/or database management is required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

How to Apply:

Vacancy closes on 23rd October 2016. For detailed information, please visit our international employment webpage at www.fhi360.org . FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may go to FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careers to register online, and to submit CV/resume. FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer:

FHI 360 does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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