GIS Manager At African Parks


As the principal GIS specialist for the Project your primary responsibilities will be to:
o Coordinate data collection streams across all departments (law enforcement, community, conservation, operations, etc) such that data streams are uniform and accurate;
o Develop a central GIS, in conjunction with AP functional services, to make geo-spatial data flow efficient, complete and available to users;
o Provide geo-spatial services (data collection, digitization, geo-referencing, data mining, analyses, download of geospatial datasets) and products in collaboration with all users;
o Participate fully in landscape planning process for the Boma-Badingilo Landscape;
o Manage data sharing with external partners.
• Develop and manage a control room data-flow for park operations and conservation planning, including:
o Develop communications protocols and data collection SOPs;
o Fine-tune data collection platforms including EarthRanger, ArcGIS, etc and ensure proper data storage and sharing protocols.
o Work with managers to ensure efficient communications across all park teams in the landscape;
o Oversee technology material management;
• Develop and manage a GIS team to provide geo-spatial services to users:
o Coordinate data collection streams across all departments (law enforcement, community, conservation, operations, etc) such that data streams are uniform and accurate;
o Develop a central GIS, in conjunction with AP functional services, to make geo-spatial data flow efficient, complete and available to users;
o Provide geo-spatial analyses and products in collaboration with all users;
o Participate fully in landscape planning process for the Boma-Badingilo Landscape;
o Manage data sharing with external partners.
• Develop and manage an analytical team to collate and analyze all data into products useful to inform park management, including:
o Collaborate with users to identify geo-spatial analytical needs;
o Design and conduct basic and advanced analytical training;
o Ensure the integrity and accuracy of analytical information stored in databases;
o Analyze geo-spatial data, with other technical personnel to produce products and insights for users.
• Manage an IT team and ensure functionality of all hardware and software utilized in geo-spatial data-flow

How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to ssrecruitment@africanparks.org or hand delivery to African Parks office Thonping, Synergy Suites – Plot No 849, Block No 3-K South by Sunday, 30 June 2024. Please mention the position name in the subject line of the email.
In case you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date, this means that your application was not successful. We thank you for your interest in working for African Parks.

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