Geographic Information System Consultant – STTA at The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization registered in Nigeria in 2010 to promote best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. CCCRN has established footprints in 14 states of Nigeria with offices in Abuja and Benue, where it has implemented quality public health initiatives and contributed to the global knowledge of effective health solutions in Nigeria.Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Duration: 40 days (Renewable based on performance)

Project Summary
The USAID/Nigeria funded Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA) is to ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for, and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV. CCCRN urgently require the service of skilled, competent, and seasoned specialist in the field of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program who understands the recent development in PEPFAR programming for Children and households susceptible to HIV.

Job Description

Provide technical expertise on spatial data collection, map series creation, compilation of available geospatial data sets, web mapping, spatial analysis, data visualization and remote sensing
Liaise with the health informatics consultant to integrate GIS features into the project tracking application and dashboard
Collaborate with project staff on short- and medium-term technical assignments in the project head Office and in the field
Support new business efforts to incorporate technological solutions and innovative approaches into new business products
Develop and deliver trainings on geospatial aspects of technology and innovation for project Office staff

Minimum Qualification and Experience

Advanced degree in GIS, Remote Sensing, Geography, or other related field preferred, a Bachelor’s degree is required;
Experience in GIS consulting, program development, and implementation with international field experience required
High proficiency in Esri software, proficiency in QGIS or alternate open source GIS; experience with image processing software packages preferred
Experience using mobile data collection applications for mapping purposes
Experience in web cartography across multiple web mapping platforms, and experience with other non-spatial database systems;
Experience training non-specialist staff on the uses of mobile data collection, GPS, GIS, and RS in support of project objectives
Knowledge of international development projects, particularly USAID-funded initiatives
Speaking, reading and writing proficiency in English
Availability for immediate short- and medium-term assignments

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