Category WG1 Subject Call for UN Volunteer (UNV) with GIS expertise in UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Deadlilne 2020.01.24 Email


UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is looking for UN Volunteer (UNV) with GIS expertise:

UN VolunteersVMAM Code SSDR001329-6018.

Under the direct supervision of Chief of the GIS Unit, GITTS or his/her designated officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assisting with the development of IT and Web mapping services applications and web templates/ web services for GIS clients using ESRI or FOSS4G software;
  • Utilizing ArcGIS Server, SQL, ArcGIS Monitor, ArcSDE, ArcMap;
  • Supporting the operating of the mission’s intranet map server and its associated web map services;
  • Undertaking GIS server administration, which includes the installation, configuration, testing, server backup and implementing disaster recovery plans in coordination with the Geospatial Information and Telecommunications Technology Section (GITTS); as well as optimising the availability and responsiveness of various server functions such as geo-database, file and web/applications;
  • Assisting in providing technical support including: software; hardware; and geographic information systems support;
  • Archiving mission geographic data and maintaining the mission's geo-database system using SQL for SQL Server;
  • Providing technical support in the administration of desktop workstations including first level troubleshooting, application software installations and updates, as well as the upkeep of peripheral equipment including plotters and scanners;
  • Maintaining GIS Stock & Assets Inventory on a monthly basis;
  • Populating the GIS data repository and implementing appropriate data security and access controls;
  • Assisting the GIS Unit in software and hardware procurement, and budgetary matters;
  • Preparing training materials, tutorials and presentations and cross training;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.
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