IMPACT is seeking a candidate with a strong technical background, who has previous experience of working in the GIS/Cartography/Remote Sensing sphere. More specifically, the candidate should have experience with analysis of satellite imagery with different spatial and spectral resolution for the purposes of change detection; hazard mapping and climatic analysis, as well as collection and processing of socio-economic data. The candidate should understand concepts of cartographic design and be experienced in presentation of the results of spatial analysis using static and interactive mapping products.
Under the supervision of the Data and GIS Manager, with technical guidance from the HQ Remote Sensing Specialist, the GISO is responsible for conducting geospatial analysis and mapping to support rapid humanitarian needs assessments and research products for Ethiopia. The GISO will be responsible for the application of geographic information systems in Ethiopia, including relevant aspects of research design, support in designing data collection tools, ensuring (spatial) data quality, geo-spatial analysis, drafting of maps, and production of web maps and information management systems. In coordination with the relevant Managers and Specialists, the GISO is required to support assessment planning in line with project and program objectives and with IMPACTs research cycle and other relevant guidelines.
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