Category : NGO / Developments
Job Summary
Published On : Jul 12, 2018
No. of Vacancies : 1
Job Nature : Full Time
Experience : At least 5 year(s)
Job Location : Dhaka
Location : Dhaka
Salary Range:
2189897 - 3851449 (Yearly)
Application Deadline : Jul 31, 2018
Geospatial Information Analyst
USAID Bangladesh
No. of Vacancies
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Technical Team/Program Office Support (40%)
  • Work closely with the technical teams for integrating geospatial information and data analyses into strategic planning, program design, and monitoring, evaluation, & learning (MEL)
  • Assist in incorporating geospatial analysis, spatial and statistical analysis, and visualization to help set goals, objectives, targets, anticipated results and present this information in compelling visuals for preparation of Country Development Cooperation Strategies (CDCS's), Project Appraisal Documents (PADs), and Scopes of Work (SoWs).
  • Attend technical office meetings and program office meetings to identify data needs and deliverables, identify sourcing strategies, and provide high quality, functional geographic products and analyses to support their projects.
  • Ensure acquisition of database of geospatial data, including retrieval of historic geospatial data previously funded by USAID.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative to identify new ways to support technical offices through the use of spatial and non-spatial analysis.
  • Work closely with the design team and MEL team to ensure evidence-based programming using GIS tool.
  • Ensure on-demand geographic analysis and visualization products from technical teams and the mission to inform development programming decisions.
  • Provide technical assistance to ongoing Mission programming, introducing and supporting policies and processes that enable incorporation of data-informed decision making and analytical capacity in the Mission's portfolio.
  • Data Analysis and Mapping (40%)
  • Work closely with Mission staff across teams and across sectors to review and identify optimal entry points for digital tools and analytical support.
  • Conduct relevant spatial and non-spatial analyses on demand from technical offices and from the mission.
  • Acquire, validate, and manage a database of geospatial data and maps including retrieval of historic geospatial data previously funded by USAID.
  • Assist in facilitating discussion among key offices within the USAID Mission and identify the needs of each technical office to define a vision and plan for integrating geospatial information and analyses into program activities.
  • Assist in preparing concept papers, background analyses, and briefings to build support for the use of data visualization and data science techniques throughout the Mission.
  • Communications, training and others (20%)
  • Actively participate in USAID's global network of Geo-specialists and Data Analysts and liaise with networks across Bangladesh to strengthen the Agency's community of practice in GIS and data analytics.
  • Collaborate with the GeoCenter regarding the planning and implementation of geospatial capacity within the USAID Mission.
  • Conduct training on best-practice data collection, management, new analytical rigor, and visualization for Mission staff and USAID partners.
  • Carry on tasks as required by the Mission Director and Program office Director.

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in geography, urban and regional planning, statistics, economics, computer science, engineering, math, or other relevant discipline is required
Experience Requirements
  • At least 5 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
  • Advisor/ Consultant, Project Coordinator/ Officer

Additional Job Requirements
  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional-level experience in spatial and non-spatial data management, analysis, and cartographic production; performance monitoring and evaluation; and/or the analysis and interpretation of large amounts of data is required. Experience working in international development.

Job Location
Salary Range
2189897 - 3851449 (Yearly)
Other Benefits
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Job Source Online Job Posting

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Application Deadline : Jul 31, 2018
Company Information

Business: The largest US agency in the US Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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