Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Information Technology Specialist, Honduras Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Collaborative Learning and Adapting (MESCLA 2.0), Tegucigalpa, Honduras

  • Posted on 22 April 2021

Job Description

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Proposal Summary:

USAID/Honduras MESCLA 2.0 is an anticipated project that will serve as a follow-on to a current contract that supports the Mission and its partners with more strategic and results-oriented approaches to monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL). MESCLA 2.0 will design and implement evaluations, studies and assessments by providing expert analysis. This project will provide USAID/Honduras with project and activity evaluation, performance monitoring, knowledge management, communications and performance management support services in alignment with the USAID’s Evaluation Policy and the Journey to Self-Reliance (J2SR). This is expected to be a five year project.

Position Summary:

The GIS specialist will support the MESCLA 2.0 team by producing GIS, data visualization and cartographic products. The GIS Specialist will be responsible for managing spatial datasets and will be required to work effectively with USAID and other parties to collect, update and maintain geospatial datasets. This is a long-term assignment based in Tegucigalpa. Honduran nationals are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

· Create, maintain, and improve data visualizations and cartographic products in printed/electronic formats using technologies, such as ArcGIS, QGIS, or similar.

· Assist USAID in developing effective tools and processes to collect, manage and combine spatial datasets.

· Build and maintain relationships with USAID and partners to establish and maintain a library of geospatial data including project specific datasets and base data.

· Standardize and clean geospatial datasets and associated attributes across project specific datasets.

· Conduct basic geospatial analysis on collected datasets per the direction of USAID and MESCLA 2.0.

· Perform GIS data quality control of field data and storage to ensure privacy rules are followed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience conducting geospatial analysis, managing geospatial data and cartographic production.
  • Expertise with proprietary and open source GIS software including ArcGIS and QGIS.
  • Excellent data management skills and experience working with datasets in multiple formats including shapefile, geodatabase and CSV.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to produce high quality work under deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with international development projects. USAID experience preferred.
  • English language fluency required and Spanish proficiency preferred.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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