PRINCIPAL INSPECTOR- GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM(GIS)

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PRINCIPAL INSPECTOR- GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM(GIS)

  • Permanent
  • Lusaka

Website Zambia Environmental Management Agency

  • Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Manager-Climate Change and Natural Resources, the job holder manages the Geographic Information System (GIS) Unit of ZEMA. The officer is responsible for the overall vision, design, management, and leadership of ZEMA’s GIS program, including the management of ZEMA’s GIS technology, services, and geospatial data.

MAIN DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES (Without Limitation)

  • Provides comprehensive planning and system architecture design of GIS database and application systems for all GIS integrated functions of ZEMA.
  • Supervises professional and technical staff assigned to the GIS Unit.
  • Provides oversight, service requirements, and leadership to GIS technical staff.
  • Manages the implementation, development, and services delivery of the GIS including planning, coordination, prioritization, and goal setting.
  • Manages, defines, and monitors the services of the enterprise GIS. Coordinates all data standards, processes, and workflow to ensure that GIS data and services meet requirements of ZEMA.
  • Ensures that data, security, and system standards are maintained by all users of the GIS system from all departments throughout ZEMA.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, assigns, and evaluates the work of professional and technical staff in the GIS Unit and reviews daily accomplishments of the assigned GIS staff and modifies personnel assignments as necessary.
  • Conducts performance evaluations on the assigned staff,
  • Manages and prioritizes all GIS enterprise level modifications and updates.
  1. Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography, information systems management, or related field. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience, Attributes and Competencies;

  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience related to the analysis, design, implementation, support and administration of GIS systems in a complex enterprise environment using the ArcGIS, qGIS, Pix4Dmapper, UgCS and programming languages like Python, R and Matlab
  • Visionary and goals driven;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and team working skills;
  • High Level of computer literacy; and
  • Pragmatic, efficient and highly organized personality.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

Interested persons are requested to hard copies of their curriculum vitae with three readily contactable references, copies of relevant academic/professional certificates and an application letter stating their motivation, to the address below:

THE DIRECTOR GENERAL

ZAMBIA ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AGENCY

CORNER OF SUEZ & CHURCH ROADS

PO BOX 35131

LUSAKA

The envelope or email containing above application documents to be clearly labelled with the job applied for.