GIS Officer - Mandaue City

Long-term contract
Localisation Mandaue City, Philippines
Water
No remote
Posted on 12-18-2023

E&V Water and Life, Philippines Inc.

From French vision to Filipino taps, E&V Water and Life weaves water access, hygiene education, and community resilience into a tapestry of inclusive urban life.

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  • Nonprofit organization
  • Between 50 and 250 employees
  • Water
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CONTEXT

Water & Life Philippines, (W&L Philippines) a Filipino non-profit organization, created by the French NGO Eau & Vie is active in the Philippines in the livelihood development of Urban Slum dwellers implementing Water Network, Firefighting, Hygiene promotion, Sanitation and Solid waste management activities.

W&L Philippines works in close association with the social business company Tubig Pag Asa (TPA), created by Eau & Vie, specialized in water supply in urban slums of the Philippines, aiming at creating quality-controlled piped and metered water supply networks which are financially viable, socially responsible and adapted to the needs of urban poor.

Both W&L Philippines and TPA engaged in partnerships with the local communities, authorities, water operator and other development stakeholders through three branches in Cebu, Cavite and Leyte.

POSITION: GIS Officer

JOB LEVEL: Officer Level 1 (O1)

LOCATION: Based in Head Office, Mandaue

REPORTING TO: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

COORDINATION: With Research Coordinator, Research Officer and all the managers W&L Philippines & TPA, ,

E&V Bangladesh, E&V Headquarters in France

RESPONSIBILITY

As Junior GIS Officer working in the Head Office, her/his responsibility shall include but not limited to the following:

  • Gather, compile, migrate, and convert data from both internal and external sources and evaluate data quality and reliability.
  • Digitizes contextual information when necessary, and ensures that there are no typological errors in the data.
  • Conduct detailed field mapping for areas under detailed surveys in support of the research team.
  • Maintains metadata that documents information about the internal dataset, and ensures proper projections are used.
  • Support E&V local offices/branches in collecting data, analysis, and communication/delivery, which includes performing spatial analysis (vector analysis/geoprocessing/attribute field calculations when necessary.
  • Generate maps that illustrate conditions of E&V’s areas of intervention or of potential new intervention areas, as well as maps that illustrate updates to E&V’s
  • Support the organization in upskilling E&V staff with the use of GIS software/s.
  • Contribute to updating the organization manual regarding GIS.
  • Support ROs in pre ocular stage of development.
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Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Geodetic Engineering, Geology, Geomatics Engineering, Information Technology or another related field

Experience

  • Not required but an advantage. Open to fresh graduates in the related filed.

Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS/QGIS/Manifold GIS) for data management, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Knowledge in cartographic design and production
  • Relevant experience in database management, administration, and/or utilization of various GIS software/applications is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge or experience in utilizing SQL queries in a GIS environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of OpenStreetMap (contribution and data extraction) is a plus.

Other characteristics or skills

  • You have an inquisitive mind that asks questions to probe or delve further into a question.
  • You have exceptional research, analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • You can work with a close-knit team from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated strong proficiency in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Autonomous and responsible.
  • You have a helpful, can-do attitude.

Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter.