Key Expert 2 - Senior IT/GIS/GI specialist for TA for EU-Coffee Action
Abuja, NG
4d ago


Key Expert 2 - Senior IT / GIS / GI Specialist for Technical Assistance to Support EU-Coffee Action for Ethiopia

Key Expert 2 qualification and skills :

  • At least a first degree (MA, MSc) in Geographic Information System (GIS), IS / IT, Geography, or Environmental Science with a certificate and strong aptitude in GIS and other related information sciences to help develop a user friendly web based interactive coffee statistics database and coffee extension system
  • Knowledge of farm level Agribusiness management solutions to facilitate farmers use of such solutions for enhanced performance
  • Fluent in English
  • Motivated, focused, hard-working, and eager to learn
  • Able to work independently, flexibly, and responsively
  • General professional experience :

  • A minimum of 10 years hands-on experience in developing and / or guiding use of IT / GIS / GI system and farm level agribusiness solutions for agri-
  • business in a developing country context

  • Strong presentation and writing skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent administrative, reporting, and communication skills
  • Strong ability to adapt to changing working conditions, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Specific professional experience :

  • Experience working with Geographic Information System (GIS) software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications products suite, preferably with ArcGIS Desktop with 3D Analysis & Spatial Analysis Extensions, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server (including SDE database connections) and other GIS software such as Google Earth, Surfer software
  • Experience in GI system development for agricultural products
  • Experience in guiding farm level adoption of agribusiness management solutions
  • Experience in web-based interactive database and extension system development
  • Experience with Trimble software products suit, preferably with TerraSync and Pathfinder Office / Positions
  • Strong aptitude for using MS Office Suite, in particular MS Excel
  • Detail oriented, ability to work in a team environment and assist with training as needed
  • A demonstrated design, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a variety of office and specialized equipment in the performance of job tasks, including, GPS, computer and peripherals such as plotters, printers and scanners
  • Experience in design management and implementation of agriculture monitoring and geospatial-based projects and programs
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