Geo-Spatial Analyst

CIMMYT
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-12 Deadline: 2016-06-25
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s degree in physical or biological sciences with an emphasis on spatial analysis and GIS
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

This position will be based at CIMMYT Nepal Office in Kathmandu.

Specific duties:

  • Manage geospatial databases and ensure the integration and geo-referencing of all project data
  • Work with project partners to aggregate spatial data from external sources, including remotely-sensed information.
  • Conduct geo-spatial analysis in consultation with the science team
  • Provide services on spatial analysis and mapping to the project team, including domain characterizations.
  • Train project staff in the fundamentals of geospatial analysis and software use.

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • Master’s degree in physical or biological sciences with an emphasis on spatial analysis and GIS. 3-5 years’ professional experience.
  • Excellent working experience with ArcGIS, as well as with remote sensing packages.
  • Broad knowledge of spatial data sets relevant to agriculture, particularly those available in Nepal.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team.
  • Experience working in an NGO or on donor-funded projects a plus.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.

Apply Instructions

Candidates must apply to N16641 Geo-Spatial Analyst no later than Saturday, 25 June 2016 by sending their CV and Cover Letter to CIMMYT-NRSrecruitsouthasia@cgiar.org. Please include the reference number in the subject of your email.  Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. This position will remain opened until filled.

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

Organization Summary

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (commonly called by its Spanish acronym CIMMYT for Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo) is a non-profit research and training institution dedicated to both the development of improved varieties of wheat and maize, and introducing improved agricultural practices to farmers, thereby improving their livelihoods. It is also one of the 15 non-profit, research and training institutions affiliated with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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