GIS Officer

The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO), founded in 2011, is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: GIS OfficerLocation: AbujaINSO Nigeria Country OfficeSince becoming registered in Nigeria, INSO has developed a strong country wide approach, supporting NGOs working on Lake Chad Basin Crisis from all neighbouring countries. The coordination office operates from Abuja overseeing two operational offices in Maiduguri, Nigeria and in Maroua, Cameroon. We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join our team as GIS Officer to be based in Abuja with occasional travel to North-East Nigeria.Job SummaryUnder the supervision of the INSO Information Manager, the successful candidate will be focused on meeting the mapping and spatial analysis needs within INSO.The GIS Officer position is a highly rewarding role, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit team giving support in relation to the provision of safety services to the NGO community.Major ResponsibilitiesEnsure INSO’s spatial data is well-organised and kept up-to-date in a constantly involving contextConception, preparation and production of Standard Delivery Services of INSO mapping products, including the design of a standard in-house format for map products.Identify NGO map information needs and opportunities, in collaboration with the operations team.Produce and maintain high-quality, security-relevant static maps, including: security incident mapping, area of influence mapping, detailed risk maps for key roads and cities, NGO presence maps.Work closely with the Information Manager to ensure accurate and regularly updated/dynamic linkages between GIS maps and INSO’s Incident Database.Provide training to Nigeria operations staff on GIS mapping software and methods at a basic level. 

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