Deputy Manager - GIS, MPCS Project

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. 

The role

The Deputy Manager GIS is mainly responsible for developing GIS and GPS based monitoring System and to oversee its implication. S/he should be conversant in both GIS and GPS tools and techniques based on and program requirements with respect to data gathering, validation, consistency checking and timely reporting. The incumbent will lead the spatial analysis of attributes and visualize the changes/situations so that program can make actionable decisions. S/he will be responsible to oversee staff development needed to ensure standards and procedures and integrate GIS in the management information system (MIS) so that operational performance can be seen in relation to geographical location. S/he will demonstrate presentation skills required to present data findings that are visually stimulating and illuminate learning for internal and external audiences. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring and managing the software database systems.

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 5 years of working experience, preferably in GIS and GPS in a large complex project
  • S/he is expected to have skills related to designing, development, administration, and security of large scale database systems in SQL Server or Oracle.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Arc GIS, Arc view, QGIS, EPS, AI, JPEG and strong technical skills in data cleaning, data validation, statistical analysis, report writing and presentation.
  • Experience in USAID funded programs will be preferred.
  • Ability to set standards and procedures for data gathering from data sources, report automation and disseminate data for program staffs.
  • Experience of preparation and update operational and technical documentation, user manuals of operating the system, training materials as per requirements related to system operations for internal and external users
  • Ability to prepare plans and materials for training and capacity building for internal and external users.
  • Master’s degree, preferably in GIS/Urban and Rural Planning/Geography/Environmental Science/Statistics/Computer Science/Population Science or relevant subjects

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

Number of vacancy: 1 (One)

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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Application deadline: April 20, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.