HALO is looking for a Database and GIS Officer. The HALO Trust conducts humanitarian landmine clearance and ordnance disposal in Abkhazia, Angola, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Colombia, Kosovo, Mozambique, Nagorno Karabakh, Somaliland, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, West Bank, Ivory Coast and Laos. We employ nearly 8,000 national and 50 expatriate staff.
The primary role of the Database and GIS Officer will be to support the data and information management in HALO programs worldwide. The role will involve travelling across all HALO programs and spending approximately one to three months in each program.
The Database and GIS Officer will be reporting to the relevant Program Manager, and will work very closely with HALO’s IT & GIS Desk Officer who is based at HALO’s HQ in South West Scotland but spends much time visiting HALO programs.
The principal requirements for the post are:
Experience of designing and maintaining relational databases.
Experience of managing data and information.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Access.
Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and Google mapping.
Knowledge and experience of programming with databases and maps would be an asset.
Good English writing and speaking skills.
Interviews for this position will take place at HALO’s global headquarters in Scotland.
If this is of interest, please submit a one-page CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Due to expected volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.)