GIS ANALYST, FORESTS PROGRAM
Data Analysis & Technical Research
Washington, District of Columbia
Global Forest Watch (GFW) Pro is an interactive online forest monitoring and alert system designed to help commodity companies and financial institutions meet their sustainable sourcing commitments, to reduce deforestation, and to conserve forest landscapes. As part of the broader GFWinitiative, the Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance (GFWCF) team places near real time data in the supply chain context to address the impacts of palm oil, soy, cattle, and cocoa production. GFWCF establishes partnerships with private sector companies, as well as certification bodies and multi-stakeholder initiatives to envision and implement a sustainable commodities future.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) is seeking a Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst to join the GFWCF team, under the Food, Forest and Water Program. As GIS Analyst, you will prepare spatial data and provide technical support for the GFW Pro platform and other GFW web applications. You will lead the delivery of GIS-related technical outputs for team strategy development and provide training to WRI colleagues and external partners in the use of GFW tools and resulting analysis.
Data Management and GIS Technical Support (80% of time required)
Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
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