Assistant Geospatial Information System Analyst at Africa Business Intellect Network (ABIN)

On Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Location: NairobiOverview: The incumbent is responsible for the collection, management, and analysis of geospatial data.
The overall objective is to maintain a database that facilitates the use of GIS technology, geospatial analysis, and cartographic products.Responsibilities:
  • Extract geographic data from satellite imagery, aerial photography and field reconnaissance
  • Create geographic data and compile them into maps
  • Create and maintain multiple geospatial databases
  • Should be able to conduct research, analysis, and interpretation of geospatial data and information to facilitate strategic issues.
  • Ability to collect, manage and analyze remotely sensed and aerial imagery is an added advantage highly desired.
  • Ability to develop analytical and technical reports and publications, including creating graphics and writing significant portions of the documents.
Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in geography, geographic information science, environmental studies, or other relevant discipline is required.
  • A minimum of two years of professional-level experience in geospatial data management, analysis, and cartographic production skills.
  • Experience with web-application software (Net, Java, Python, PHP, HTML, JavaScript or Flex)
  • Ability to articulate complicated GIS concepts in clear and concise terms for audiences with varying familiarity with GIS technology, geospatial data, analysis, and mapping.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above minimum qualifications send your CV and cover letter stating your current salary to mercy@abin.co.ke
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