GIS Assistant for Regional Programmes

Specific duties include but not limited to:

  1. Produce spatial analysis, maps and related information products from the regional mixed migration data to support the Regional Data Hub activities including support to EU-IOM Joint Initiatives project and Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM).
  2. Assist Regional Data Hub by contributing to the design, development and systematic maintenance of a relevant spatial data infrastructure to facilitate management of the spatial data in the Region.
  3. Assist in maintenance of the IOM geo-database at regional level in coordination with the county missions and global DTM GIS team to ensure the geo-database across the Region is accurate, up to date and compatible.
  4. Assist harmonising data visualization outputs produced across the Region by supporting the country missions with design standards for cartographic products in order to unify global, regional and country DTM outputs.
  5. Assist in ensuring that common spatial data standards are followed during the data collection process by providing the necessary geographic data such as administrative units and locations.
  6. Identify needs and advise on improvements to GIS/mapping tools, products and processes including through task automation and other advanced scripting.
  7. Support engagement and liaison with IM/GIS focal points in the country missions to promote coordination and knowledge sharing.
  8. Provide technical support and inputs into ongoing information management initiatives and partnerships in the Country Offices and the Regional Data Hub.
  9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Duty Station: 
IOM Regional Office in Pretoria
Grade: 
G-5 (UN Salary scale for General Service Employees in the Republic of South Africa)
Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020