Database Management & GIS Specialist

Mercy Corps, Nepal
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-10-08 Deadline: 2015-10-19
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : IT / Database Management
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Database Management and GIS Specialist - 01 Position (Full time based in Kathmandu)

The Database Management and Geographic Information Systems (DM/GIS) Specialist - PAHAL will work directly with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor to develop and implement the data and GIS architecture, implementation and strategies for the PAHAL program. Responsibilities include database development and management, geospatial analysis and map production, geospatial technical support, and programmatic M&E and information management.

Minimum Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in GIS, IT, computer science, or related field. Masters degree preferred. At least 3 years of technical experience. Competence in working with complex relational and spatial databases, familiarity with open-source databases like Postgress. SQL literacy strongly preferred including competence in working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop Suite or open-source mapping platforms like Quantum GIS required.

Please refer Job Description for the full position description before applying.

“Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, especially women and members of disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer”.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a CV and cover letter by October 19, 2015 to the address below.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Attn: Human Resources Officer [Please mention the title of the Position on the subject of the e-mail while applying] Email to:

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Organization Summary

Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people to build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps was established in 1979, and has headquarters in the USA and UK. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has worked in over 100 countries. Mercy Corps currently works in 41 countries around the world and improving the lives of 19 million people. The agency focuses on countries in transition, where countries are in the midst of - or recovering from - conflict, economic collapse, or disaster; Mercy Corps sees these crisis situations as moments of opportunity to go beyond traditional boundaries of relief and catalyze lasting change. Globally, Mercy Corps implements programs in a range of sectors, including: agriculture & food security; market development; emergency response; disaster risk reduction; climate change; health; conflict management; youth engagement; and, community mobilization/ governance.

Mercy Corps Nepal works to build the absorptive, adaptive and transformative potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal. The goal is attained through a systems based approach to market development, financial services, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and youth engagement. Mercy Corps began its operation in Nepal in 2005, with projects focusing on the sectors of economic and food security; climate, natural resource and disaster risk management; youth engagement; with the inclusion of women and disadvantaged groups as important cross-cutting themes throughout each intervention area.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Sanepa Chowk, Lalitpur
Organization Size 1-10
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