GIS Consultant

  • Contractor
  • Gaziantep Türkiye
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Orange profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


General Description of the Organization:

Orange is a non-governmental civil society organization devoted to alleviating the suffering and improving the sustainability mechanisms of the conflict-affected population. Since its establishment, Orange has partners directly with affected Syrian populations delivering programs spanning sectors, including humanitarian and development programs, in the Early Recovery and Livelihoods, Food Security and agriculture, Education and Protection, WASH, and Shelter, in addition to long-term impact interventions focusing on the economic empowerment and the local value chains improvements to enable targeted communities to improve their living practices and their sustainable mechanisms. Orange collaborates with a variety of national and international non-governmental organizations, as well as local initiatives, to adopt a community-based approach that leads to improving the response’s impact on the humanitarian crisis and provides sustainable and alternative solutions.

Job Purpose:

Orange is seeking an experienced GIS Consultant for a short-term assignment in North-West Syria. The consultant will play a critical role in implementing GIS-related projects, ensuring high-quality geographic data analysis and map production.

Duties, objectives, and competencies:

Project implementation

  • Collect, analyse, and interpret geographic information from geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.
  • Create detailed maps and related graphics using GIS software and tools.
  • Oversee the GIS-related assignment, ensuring timely completion and adherence to set objectives.
  • Work closely with field teams and local stakeholders to gather necessary geographic data.
  • Offer technical expertise and support in GIS to project team members.
  • Address and resolve any GIS-related issues that arise during the project.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in GIS or a related field.
  • Proven experience with GIS software (e.g., ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in cartography and map creation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in challenging and changing environments.
  • Knowledge of remote sensing and photogrammetry is a plus.

Orange’s Values and Principles:

We believe that:

  • Maintaining a positive, healthy, and trusting relationship are central to making the partnership a success.
  • Appropriately trained and resourced staff and volunteers are key to effective and efficient service and program delivery in the development sector.

We are committed to:

  • Shared responsibility, accountability, and decision-making in any partnership.
  • Providing access to high-quality learning to empower people and professionals in the development sector, particularly in the developing world.
  • Learning from each other to strengthen and enhance the long-term sustainability of our services and programs for the benefit of children and communities that we serve.

Child Safeguarding & PSEAH policy

Orange aims to create an organization that is safe for children and women but is also aware of the need to keep child protection concerns proportionate and to guard against over-zealous attitudes. Child and women abuse thrives in closed and secretive atmospheres. Orange’s best protection is to create an open and aware culture where people are not afraid to speak about their concerns.

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of Orange must sign the Child Safeguarding and PSEA– Declaration of Acceptance Form and comply with the Orange child safeguarding and PSEAH Policy which is a statement of Orange commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into.

How to apply

Kindly submit your application through this link:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not have heard from us within two weeks after the application deadline, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

•The position is to be filled ASAP.

• Women are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Deadline: 26-Jan-24

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