The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested the assistance of GISCorps to support their West Africa Ebola response activities. WHO is the United Nations agency responsible for directing, coordinating, and leading health activities within the United Nations system and around the world. For the Ebola crisis, WHO and the UN have established the first-ever UN emergency health mission, the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).
This GISCorps recruitment is for five on-site positions:
-Guinea in-country GIS support (http://bit.ly/1vzUF3n)
-Liberia in-country GIS support (http://bit.ly/1vqKk4K)
-Sierra Leone in-country GIS support (http://bit.ly/1A41tFM)
-Ghana GIS coordination/support at UNMEER office in Accra, Ghana (http://bit.ly/1AEbEBP)
-WHO office (Geneva, Switzerland) GIS support (http://bit.ly/1FZIP3K)
For each of these positions:
*Work is on-site and travel and per diem expenses will be paid.
*Expert knowledge of GIS, ArcGIS, and ArcGIS Online is required.
*The term of duty is 30 days (45 days for Geneva position), with immediate departure preferred, but departure as late as January 15, 2015 acceptable.
Follow the links above for a detailed job description for each position. Refer to our Travel Information document (http://bit.ly/12wMPM7) for more information about the travel required for these assignments.
If you are qualified and interested, send an email to: WHO-Ebola@giscorps.org by Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (by the end of the day – EDT). In your email please:
*Indicate the positions for which you are applying
*Attach your most recent resume
*Discuss your abilities relative to each position for which you are applying, and
*Indicate your earliest possible travel date.
Thank you in advance,
GISCorps Recruitment Team