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  • April 28, 2022 12:49 pm
  • Juba

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC Delegation in South Sudan Water and Habitat team is looking to add a professional GIS Data & Analytics Officer to its team in Juba. The GIS Data & Analytics Officer produces all standard and ad-hoc maps required by delegation management, and supports other GIS requests such as remote sensing, data analysis, and more.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants especially women and persons with disabilities.


The main role of the Water and Habitat GIS Data & Analytics Officer is to collect, analyse, store and present all relevant geographic information available inside or outside the delegation, including satellite imagery, to produce appropriate mapping products. He/she trains and advises ICRC colleagues on the added value and use of geographic information, including remote sensing and other uses of GIS data and imagery.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Provides GIS support to other departments as needed by the delegation; may provide GIS support to national societies.
  • May provide technical support to GIS officers in the region and carry out regular support missions (to sub-delegations, offices, etc.) including provision of data to neighbouring countries and remote GIS support.
  • Produces maps to help meet the delegation’s operational and reporting objectives in line with the ICRC’s GIS guidelines.
  • Organizes and maintains the geo-database and maintains the delegation’s Synergy Geographic Referential; files and stores geo-data and meta-data in observance of the ICRC’s GIS guidelines.
  • Sends geo-database and map products to the central database at headquarters in observance of the ICRC’s GIS guidelines.
  • Supports the delegation staff in collecting geo-data, including in the ICRC Recipient Places database.
  • Makes regular updates to the geo-portal, GIS training materials, and mobile data collection.
  • Analyses and encourages use of internal and external data sources.
  • Networks with external actors to improve the quality of geo-data and extend its coverage.


  • Technical college or university degree in GIS or a related field
  • 1-3 years overall professional experience, including 2 years in a similar role or related field
  • Excellent command of English and Juba Arabic
  • Capacity to integrate and implement ICRC policies and procedures
  • Confirmed capacity to work independently
  • Capacity to train others in GIS
  • Willingness and capacity for self-education in GIS and IT tools
  • Good knowledge of standard GIS tools such as ArcGIS
  • Very good database management skills and solid command of data management using Microsoft Excel
  • Good analysis and synthesis capacities
  • Application instructions;

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