GIS and Data Visualization Specialist, OBIRODH Road to Tolerance, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Management Systems International
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Apply by 31 May 2018
Mid-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 1 May 2018

Job Description

GIS and Data Visualization Specialist,
OBIRODH – Road to Tolerance, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC 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 UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary:

USAI/Bangladesh Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Program will provide support to activities aimed at fostering an inclusive and tolerant Bangladesh. Its main office is in Dhaka.

**Please note: Only Bangladeshi citizens are eligible for this position.**

Position Summary:

The GIS and Data Visualization Specialist will support the Obirodh team by producing GIS, data visualization, and cartographic products. S/he will be required to work effectively with the home office (HO) and other members of the team to create and maintain impactful visualizations.

This is a long-term position, based out of Dhaka.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain, and improve data visualizations and cartographic products in printed formats using technologies, such as ArcGIS, QGIS,
  • Author custom reports including tabular, cartographic, and infographic elements.
  • Perform GIS data quality control of field data. The process of quality control includes reviewing the data for completeness and accuracy, identifying, correcting errors or omissions in the data and insuring that the data is stored correctly in the project GIS database, including, correct coordinate projection and metadata.
  • Generate all cartographic products and reports for various data calls, collected from project activities.
  • Continuously design and produce innovate visualization products to illustrate program research findings and analysis to inform program strategy and grant design.
  • Other duties, as necessary and assigned by the management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in geographic information science, or other relevant discipline. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Three (3) years demonstrable work experience as a GIS, and/or MIS Specialist.
  • 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
  • Ability to produce high quality work under deadlines.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a global, leading consulting firm providing practical and sustainable international development services. From promoting peace, stability, rule of law, and economic growth, to health and education, to improved natural resource management, Tetra Tech brings an integrated approach that is focused on building the capacity of communities and individuals to create strong, healthy, and resilient societies. With over 16,000 employees in over 400 offices across the globe, Tetra Tech’s capabilities encompass the full life cycle of solutions. Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations, both in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

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