GIS Specialist (Geographical Information System) at World Health Organization (WHO)


World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Job Title: GIS Specialist (Geographical Information System)

Ref Id: 1905213
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration: 12 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training.
  • Desirable: ICT Knowledge and experience.


  • Essential: At least 2 years’ experience in health-related data management.
  • Desirable: Experience in quality collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.Experience in database development.Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, ArcGIS, QGIS etc).


  • Working Data Management experience Advanced GIS/QGIS skillPolio Eradication knowledge and experience.

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Job Features

Job CategorySalesforce Specialist
Deadline11:59:00 PM; 22nd November, 2019.
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