Technical Data Specialist

The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Partnership is a Public-Private venture. a key component of "Kilimo Kama' (Agriculture first) National Strategy. Its aim is to transform the agriculture sector in Tanzania's Southern corridor, by catalyzing inclusive, environmentally friendly, and economically viable/ feasible investments. The SAGCOT Partnership is facilitated by the SAGCOT Centre Ltd (SCL) which plays an important role as a neutral broker within the partnership, whilst also functioning as an administrative unit and information hub.

A strategic collaborative relationship has been established between INC and the SCL. INC offers technical support to SCL on environmental sustainability. INC is a member of SAGCOT's Green Reference Group (GRG) - an advisory body to the SCL and its partners on social and environmental matters surrounding investments in the corridor. TNC has also supported SAGCOT Centre in development of decision support tools A guide agricultural investments towards an environmentally friendly and social inclusive pathway.

JOB TITLE: Technical Data Specialist 

The position will be filled on a 2 year contract. renewable subject to performance and availability of funding.

The Technical Data Specialist supports TNC's partnership with SAGCOT Centre. S/he shall be responsible for giving technical support to SAGCOT Centre and its key partners. S/he will work closely with and report to Africa Agriculture Strategy Director. S/he will be based at SAGCOT Centre where he will work closely with the SAGCOT Centre's technical team in technical data and information management to enhance uptake and application of technical advice by the intended users to support sustainable agriculture development in the SAGCOT Region.

• MS degree in GIS, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Earth Observation, Spatial Information Science or related field and 5 - 10 years related experience in applied GIS/spatial analysis and Environrnental Modelling. A track record of peer reviewed publications is desirable.
• Experience in designing and maintaining enterprise-scale spatial and relational databases to meet organizational needs.
• Experience in developing and managing multiple projects.
• Working knowledge in creating and maintaining internet-based spatial data viewers, interactive online analysis tools and spatial data distribution tools.

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Source: The Guardian September 26, 2018