• Management Information System Assistant at ​Action Against Hunger

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    Date Posted: 2020-05-08

    Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. We are recruiting to fill the position of a Management Information System Assistant in Abuja, FCT.

    Objective 1

    • Provide technical input in the formulation and integration of Geographic/Management Information System technology and other related spatial information applications.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Collect information and study trends for the preparation of maps and its documentation.
    • Work closely with other technical staff in order to agree on the scope of regular mapping, define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, and participate in undertaking mapping.
    • Conduct research to locate and obtain updates of data bases and geo-referenced data.
    • Create maps using GIS software and maintenance of reference datasets for Action Against Hunger areas of operations.
    • Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
    • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including field observation, satellite imagery, and existing maps.

    Objective 2

    • Support in management of MIS platforms (Red Rose and Kobo)

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Support conception, editing and updating of information management systems.
    • Manage data entry and guarantee its quality.
    • Support quality and security of program related data.
    • Support technical team in form coding.
    • Uploading and management of surveys form on MIS platforms.
    • Support IS Manager in storage and security of beneficiaries data.

    Objective 3

    • Plan, organize and develop Geographic/Management of data for operational programming needs in relation to spatial information acquired

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain, organize and archive data and maps, and retrieve when required.
    • Enter new map data by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude and map scales.
    • Advice and support on enhancing the compatibility of data and metadata structures.
    • Production of printable maps with ArcGIS, Quantum Information system and other relevant GIS softwares.
    • Collection, integration of external cartographic data as required for analysis or reporting needs.
    • Map production for WASH, FSL and Nutrition interventions.

    Objective 4

    • Develop GIS maps for exchange of geographical data and assist in M and E activities and capacity building

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Manage response and prioritization of requests for map products and services.
    • Undertakes various tasks in connection with requirements of programme needs.
    • Working with the provided Data to make Maps based on demand and update of 5w sector map.
    • Training and capacity building of staff in GIS and Mapping.

    Internal & External Relationship

    • IS Manager: Direct line manager
    • MIS officers: Exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
    • M&E managers and Deputy Managers: Exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
    • Project Managers/Sector Managers: Exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
    • Project Officers: Ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.
    • Other ACF M&E staff: Exchange of information, collaboration and coordination


    • Governmental and non-governmental partners: Exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on choice of technical options.
    • Representatives of international aid organizations: Exchange of information.
    • Representatives of donors: Exchange of information, technical discussions, project related exchanges.


    • Bachelor's degree in Geography, Geographical Information System, Management information systems, information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline from a recognized university/institution.
    • Post graduate diploma in mapping and cartography is a plus
    • Minimum of 1 year of MIS/GIS work experience required.

    Skills and Experience

    • Experience in GIS and mapping.
    • Knowledge of ArcGIS, Quantum Information system and other relevant GIS softwares.
    • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
    • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles
    • Excellent computer skills, particularly with GIS and arch view and remote sensing.
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited


    • Previous experience with Action against Hunger.
    • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
    • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
    • Experience with cartography, infographics and other GIS platforms
    • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies

    Minimum Basic Salary
    NGN156,995 per Month

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply on or before 15th May, 2020.

    Note: Qualified women are encouraged to apply

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