Project Officer - Gis

Project Officer - Gis

World Vision

Project Officer - Gis

Details of the offer

To lead and collect field data collection and quality management through building capacity in collecting GIS data and updating it in the Universal WASH Coverage GIS system for World Vision Kenya. The specialist will publish the Projects’ areas representing the project coverage for access by all the stakeholders and donors.


GIS Data Collection, Analysis, Management and Reporting
Support field data collection teams to collect data on the location of water sanitation and hygiene assets such as boreholes, water points, latrines, handwashing facilities, and households.

High quality locational data in the GIS system

Implement WASH universal coverage GIS mapping in the required locations.

Functional GIS system for WASH universal coverage

Create, maintain and update the geodatabases for all the data mapped from the field.

Updated geodatabases

Where necessary, undertake desk-based data capture (digitizing) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets.

Analyze geographical information, prepare and distribute maps in various formats including static and interactive/web maps

GIS maps in place for sharing with internal and external stakeholders

Use tools to join together different GIS datasets and create new information or investigate patterns and trends.

GIS trend analyses, shared with relevant staff for use.

Prepare and provide GIS reports based on the data collected from the project areas.

Evidence based GIS reports

Share project data on the mapped areas, ensuring strict adherence to data sharing protocols

GIS products, shared with relevant staff for use.

Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to GIS in WASH initiatives are adhered to in project implementation.

Data quality control

Co-ordinate and supervise filed level mapping with specific emphasis on data quality management.

Undertake data validation to ensure completeness, accuracy, consistency, and relevance of data in the Universal GIS system.

High quality data available for use in decision making.

Capacity Building

Prepare training materials and train field data collection staff and enumerators.

Facilitate staff continuous learning on use of new or existing software’s supporting GIS.

100% of the project data collection staff inducted on GIS reporting for enhanced WASH universal coverage

Maintain all the GIS mapping mobile devices, ensuring that they are up to date with mapping applications/ softwares

All mobile phones software updated and safety of devices ensured.

Engagement and Networking

Linkages with partners (Other NGOs, County government and Faith Based Organizations, in mapping facilities integrated with WASH in the areas of focus.

Information on mapped facilities that include schools, health facilities, religious institutions, etc. documented for use.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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