Location: Headquarters, Geneva
Harnessing GIS, Satellite imagery and other new technologies for Protection Work - 100 % - Permanent contract - Male or Female
Purpose of the post
The Protection Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is seeking an experienced practitioner to lead the development of the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including Satellite Imagery and other new technologies, for protection work in the field. He/she is responsible for operational and research mapping and geospatial analysis related to protection issues.
The holder of the position develops data visualization tools and methodologies and provides guidance to the teams using them in the field, integrating available technologies into ICRC’s response, particularly with regard to the ICRC’s protection action in emergency situations. He exploits satellite images and provides analysis in the form of written reports and GIS products. He also leads the development of the use of other new technologies and methodologies, such as crowdsourcing, to improve our protection response. The position requires solid technical skills, GIS knowledge and image analysis training and experience.
As a team member of the Protection of Civilians Unit and working in cooperation with the GIS team in the Assistance Division and in the field, the Analystconducts and supports geospatial data processing, data management and analysis. He/she is responsible for:
Profile and skills
Minimum length of assignment: 3 years
Starting date: 1 March 2015
Application documents required: CV and motivation letter
If this post interests you and you meet the requirements set out above, please send your application by the 17th of December 2014, firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning “PROT/CIV - Application - GIS” in the subject of your message.
Only applications via this e-mail will be considered for this campaign. If you don’t receive a reply to your application within one month, please consider that your file has not been shortlisted.