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CTG overview:
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
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Overview of position:
Our clients geo database management unit has a contractual opportunity for a GIS Developer & the resource persons will be deployed at Juba GIS office working under the direct supervision of the Chief GIS Officer or their designated officer.

Area(s) of specialization:
GIS system integration, web GIS development, programming in Python, .NET, ArcGIS APIs & SQL Server, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcSDE & ArcGIS Monitor.

GIS Developer will undertake the following tasks:
Assisting with the development of web mapping services & applications for GIS clients using ESRI or FOSS4G software.
Utilizing ArcGIS Server, SQL, ArcGIS Monitor, ArcSDE, ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, design, create, maintain user interface & technical specifications for web & mobile based products & services.
Supporting the operation & maintenance of the mission’s GIS servers & its associated web maps, web map applications & its associated web map services.
Undertaking GIS server administration, which includes installation, configuration, testing, server backup & implementing disaster recovery plans in coordination with the Server Management Unit (SMU), as well as optimizing the availability & responsiveness of various server functions such as geo database, file & web / applications.
Monitor systems performance & fix GIS server vulnerabilities.
Create & maintain web map applications & dashboards using web app builder, ArcGIS dashboards, SharePoint Online & power BI dashboards.
Assist in providing technical support including software, hardware & geodatabase management.
Archiving mission geographic data & maintaining mission’s geo database system.
Providing technical support in the administration of desktop workstations including first level troubleshooting, application software installations & updates, as well as the upkeep of peripheral equipment including plotters & scanner.
Populating GIS data dictionary & implementing appropriate data security & access controls.
Performing quality control & quality assurance of all GIS data maintained by GIS unit through established QC / QA processes.
Preparing training materials, tutorials & presentations & undertake cross training.
Test & implement specialized techniques & provide expertise in geodatabase design & operational data standardization.
Integrate innovative solutions, new methods & analytical techniques & present them in workshops, conferences & training courses.
Maintenance of common as well as mission operational geodatabase, including replication & synchronization.
Handling requests from iNeed or manual map or access request forms.
Attend all mandatory trainings including ICT security & information sensitivity certification.
Performing other related duties as assigned such as printing, SW / HW maintenance & inventory management by maintaining GIS stock on a monthly basis.

Project reporting:
This role will be working under the direct supervision of the Chief GIS Officer or their designated officer.

Key competencies:
Master’s degree in the field of GIS, mapping, engineering or equivalent which involves GIS & a strong background in the field of Information Technology (IT) or a bachelor’s degree in the field of IT & a strong background in the field of GIS with a minimum four years extensive & progressively responsible experience in GIS system integration.
Designing geodatabase & its related works are required.
Enterprise geodatabase management professional technical certification is desirable.
Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise (Server, Portal, Datastore, Monitor) administration & maintenance.
Experience with SQL Server, the SQL Server Technical Certification is desirable.
Experience in GIS project management, foundation certification in ITIL or Prince 2 is desirable.
Excellent oral & written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
Accuracy & professionalism in document production & editing.
Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally & socially sensitive, ability to work inclusively & collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious & youth organizations & authorities at different levels, familiarity with tools & approaches of communications for development.
Ability to work & adapt professionally & effectively in a challenging environment, ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international & national personnel.
Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various ESRI & MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point etc) & other IT applications & office technology equipment.
Self motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
Ability to travel in mission area if required or work overtime after working hours or during weekends & holidays.
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post conflict situations & the UN system.
Have interest in innovation & learning new tools & techniques to support users.
Valid national driver’s license & proven ability to drive manual gear 4 x 4 is desired.
Experience working in South Sudan or UN missions is desirable.
Fluency in English, both written and oral, is required.
Sound security awareness.

Team management:
This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

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