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Seeking GIS Specialist


Introduction
The USAID Supporting Forestry and Biodiversity Project is being implemented by Winrock International and a consortium of partners. The Project’s goal is to improve conservation and governance of the Eastern Plains and Prey Lang landscapes to mitigate climate change and conserve biodiversity. Project’s objectives include improving the capacity of government to reduce deforestation, improving the capacity of communities to engage with government to reduce deforestation and establish sustainable community forests, and improve opportunities for communities to gain sustainable incomes from the forest resources.

The project is seeking to hire a GIS Specialist who will be responsible for providing professional-level support to the SFB project. The primary focus is to provide GIS technical support to the SFB Project. Candidates with knowledge and experience in natural resource management, land cover change analyses, conservation, livelihood development, or calculation of greenhouse gas emissions are especially encouraged to apply. Knowledge of mobile mapping applications also highly desired, but not required. The candidate must be experienced working with both vector (i.e. shapefiles) and raster (i.e. imagery) GIS data, and should be comfortable using a variety of programs from ArcGIS to QGIS.

For a more detailed scope of work please send your request to infosfb@winrock.org, or call the office at 023 220 714.

The SFB Project is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women to apply.

If you meet the qualifications listed above and are interested in joining our team please send us your 1) Detailed CV, 2) Position and Salary History, and 3) Three Professional References, to Supporting Forests and Biodiversity, Building F, Room 588, Phnom Penh Center, Phnom Penh, email to infosfb@winrock.org, no later than Monday, Jun 23, 2014.

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