GIS Specialist at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria
Posted: 06/Feb/2018


The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Nigeria
One year with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.

The Organization is seeking qualified candidates to work on its recent award on "the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIlS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.

Roles and Responsibilities
Administer geodatabases and coordinate with to create and maintain feature data and ensure workflow changes are documented
Develop GIS based analysis for operational decision making for NAIIS field activity plaining
Design and update GIS and other information systems and databases
Develop and enhance interfaces to other systems, create custom tables and views in SQL Server for GIS and other information systems
Perform GIS and other software installation and maintenance operations on hardware and software
Assist staff in evaluating databases for GIS and other connectivity
Participate in GIS and other budget planning
Provide on-going review of applications to identify and perform corrective actions needed to improve overall performance


Master's in Applied Geographical Information; or equivalent demonstrable experience.

5 years systems work with Geographical Information Systems.

Required skills
Experience using ESRI softsware or other mapping software to perform complex queries and spatial analysis
Experience analyzing, designing and revising existing programs and databases to improve and enhance functionality in an ESRI or ether mapping software environment
Experience in the design and production of cartographic maps
Experience interpreting legal descriptions and COGO generating a GIS feature
Experience researching documentation relevant to a specific dataset (i.e. Subdivision Plans, Construction Plans, Legal Descriptions, etc.).

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should, click here to apply