GIS Consultant (National)

Localidad : Yangon, Myanmar
Fecha límite de postulación :16-Feb-18 (Medianoche Nueva York, Estados Unidos)
Tipo de contrato :Individual Contract
Nivel de puesto :National Consultant
Idiomas requeridos :



The Myanmar Information Management Unit / MIMU was established in late 2007 and is a service to humanitarian and development agencies under the management of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator. The MIMU receives strategic guidance from an Advisory Board comprising UN, INGO, NNGO and donor representatives, and administrative and operational support is provided by UNDP.  The MIMU is primarily funded by 2-3 bilateral donors.

The MIMU’s role is to safeguard the common data and information repository for development and humanitarian actors in the Myanmar context through gathering and compiling data from various sources on all sectors countrywide, and at the lowest administrative unit for which it is available, and making this information accessible to the wider group of stakeholders.

The MIMU plays a key role in promoting standards related to data, geo-referencing and information management among UN agencies and NGOs, including defining principles around how data will be stored, working with technical working groups to bring together available information from various sources and promoting use of the standards set by these technical groups, and supporting wider development monitoring processes.

Deberes y responsabilidades


The GIS Consultant will contribute to the development and maintenance of GIS products for the humanitarian and development community that will ultimately aid in coordination, decision making, and a better understanding of the geography of assistance in Myanmar .



The GIS Consultant will work closely with the MIMU GIS team for assisting with assigned MIMU GIS projects, data, and mapping activities. Developing GIS data through digitizing, identifying sources, and assigning attributes. Deliver custom mapping products as requested by humanitarian/development partners. Contributing to interagency mapping efforts, through participation in the GIS user’s group. Assisting with assigned capacity building training for other humanitarian/development partners in GIS/GPS application.


Under the direct supervision of the IM Analyst and working closely with the MIMU team, the incumbent will discharge the following functions:


Deliverables/ Outputs


Target Due Dates

Review and Approvals Required

1. Assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and Customized Maps) and Helth Facilities Mapping for Yangon Region. Assist to Impliment pilot project for Village mobile data collection activity

2.Assisting the Q GIS training. Assist to Impliment Village mobile data collection activity (Updating Village Dataset in MIMU Spatial Database System).Assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and  Customized Maps).

3.Updating Village Dataset in MIMU Spatial Database System. Assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and Customized Maps)

4.Preparing Health Facilities Mapping , assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and Customized Maps).

5.Assit to produce Health Facilities ,assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and Customized Maps)

6.Assisting mapping activities (Basemaps, Thematic maps and Customized Maps)

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IM Analyst



The GIS Consultant is supervised by IM Analyst or Designee and will work closely with the MIMU GIS team.



a) Personnel CV and P11 indicating all relevant past experience as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references;

b) Financial proposal.



Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted a max of 70%, and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%;

  • Candidate with the most appropriate experience for the job based on a rating of of 20% for qualifications, 60% on experience in conducting similar types of position, 20% on experience   in database and website development, or IT .

The proposals which receive 70% of the technical evaluation will be considered for the financial evaluation.


Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards and acts in accordance with the Standards of
  • Conduct for international civil servants;
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Functional Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of the natural resource management particularly lake and watershed management, the concept of sustainability and sustainable development in the region and developing countries;
  • Ability to quickly grasp and synthesize inputs from a range of disciplines related to sustainable financial mechanism for environmental conservation;
  • Ability to advocate and provide technical advice on the relevant sector/theme;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office;
  • Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, respectful and helpful relations with all UN/UNDP staff;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage.

Habilidades y experiencia requeridas


  • Currently holds a University degree, preferably in GIS or the equivalent combination of a University degree and ppopriate experince.


  • Two years’ experience in GIS and Information Management or a similar field, with minimum of 6 months practical experience in GIS.
  • Relevant previous experience with UN or INGO in Myanmar is a major asset. Demonstrated knowledge of GIS applications.
  • Previous experience with standard software packages, especially Excel and Access.
  • Knowledge of C++, HTML, and Visual Basic is an advantage.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a complex environment.
  • Fluency in English, including ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Additional proficiencies in database and website development, or IT would be beneficial.


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