World Vision SomRep ICT Officer Jobs vacancy in Nairobi Kenya 2013

ICT Officer – SomRep 
(Nairobi based with field travel when called upon)
The SomRep ICT Officer will establish databases to gather and analyze information regarding SomRep activities.
The incumbent will collect evaluate and disseminate programmatic and geographic information.
The position will provide technical support for the processing, management and use of GIS, remote sensing and other spatial data and information products, tools and techniques.
 
Major Responsibilities
  • Develop databases and data collection tools for a variety of purposes.
  • Collect, evaluate and disseminate programmatic information on a regular basis for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Provide technical support to processing, management and use of GIS and remote sensing and other spatial data and information products, tools and techniques in the analysis and presentation.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops- preparing presentations and facilitating ICT needs as required.
  • Attend and contribute professionally to seminars, workshops, meetings and conferences related to geo-information and ICT issues.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops.
  • Facilitate in the development of skills of SomReP staff on the use of GIS, remote sensing and other geo-information tools and techniques.
  • Represent SomReP consortium at ICT and geospatial coordination meetings.
Qualifications
  • A first Degree in Information Communication Technology (ICT) or any other related field.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography and/or related fields.
  • 3 years of progressively responsible experience in geographic information system (geographic information systems integration, geographic/terrain analysis, image processing, mapping, GPS, geo-spatial related information technology: (ArcView3.x, ArcGIS 9.x or ArcGIS- both ArcGIS desktop and ArcGIS Server)
  • Excellent computer skills, working knowledge of office automation software and practical knowledge of information and Communication technology (ICT), Knowledge and practical experience in GIS software: (ArcView3.x, ArcGIS 9.x or ArcGIS- both ArcGIS desktop and ArcGIS Server).
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, team building environment.
  • Must be able to speak, understand and write fluent English.
  • Must be a professional able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below clearly indicating “ICT Officer – SomRep” on the subject of the mail.
All applications should be received by February 15, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
People and Culture Manager
World Vision International – Somalia Program
P.O. Box 56527 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org
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