Information Management GIS Senior Officer - Tenders Global

Information Management GIS Senior Officer

Handicap International




The project aims to Promote Effective and Active Civic Engagement (PEACE) among persons with disabilities in Iraq and focuses on inclusive governance.

The project will be implemented in partnership with two national OPDs, IADO in Federal Iraq and SHEYAW, through the allocation of grants. HI will directly implement some activities in the Ninewa governorate. The project lasts 24 months, from September 2023 to September 2024, and covers the whole country.


Reporting to the Area Manager/Country Manager, as Project Manager you contribute to the implementation of the mandate and the 3-year strategy of Humanity and inclusion in Iraq.

Overall Mission : Provide support to the project team by conducting the processing and analysis of drone imagery, by managing geodatabases of the project and by experimenting advanced imagery analysis techniques. Ensure the implementation and exploitation of data collection and operational information management systems to support land release operations.

Strategy and steering:

  • Help define the MEAL (IM section) and the information management action plan of the drone project in Iraq), implement this action plan and monitor it
  • Participate in strengthening the Remote Sensing and GIS skills of partners

Standards and expertise:

  • Define the geospatial information management and geodatabase systems
  • Implement, exploit, develop and document the geospatial information management system
  • Acquisition of drone images and mobile data collection
  • Processing of drone images through photogrammetry
  • Geodatabases
  • Image analysis tools based on deep learning algorithms
  • Visualisation tools (dashboards and maps)
  • Production of indicators
  • Archiving of data sets

Implements, exploits and develops the information management system:

  • Mobile data collection
  • Databases
  • Visualization tools /dashboards
  • Geographic information systems
  • Indicator production
  • Archiving of data sets
  • Ensure the consistency and integration of these systems
  • Responsibility Support trials on advanced technologies
  • Test deep learning algorithms for landmine detection in order to identify the most suitable ones in a given operational context
  • Write lessons learned reports on these trials and share them with relevant program and HQ colleagues.
  • Responsibility Ensure the quality of data and compliance with HI standards
  • Train the teams in charge of data collection and processing (HI and partners)
  • Implement procedures for quality control and the definition of information flows
  • Ensure the rollout of internal data management standards
  • Contribute to data transfer exercises between HQ and the field.

Operational implementation:

  • Support operational teams with data acquisition, processing, analysis and use
  • Help operational teams plan drone missions, and accompany them in the field upon request,
  • Process drone images with a photogrammetry software
  • Perform the analysis of drone images and or thomosaics through visual inspection and the use of deep learning algorithms
  • Create and update geodatabases of drone imagery
  • Produce maps, dashboards, and analyses of statistics in accordance with the project’s needs
  • Help operational teams (HI and partners) interpret their data and use it for decision-making purposes.
  • Ensure the internal and external dissemination of data by means of adapted communication formats.
  • ontribute to the external representation and promotion of HI’s GIS expertise
  • Upon request, represent HI’s GIS expertise in all relevant networks in geographical area of intervention.


  • You hold a Master’s degree in Remote Sensing / GIS or Data Science
  • You have at least 2 years of experience, in remote sensing analysis and/or GIS
  • You have experience in working with implementing drone mission (inspection, mapping)
  • An experience working in land release (non-technical survey, technical survey, demining), in insecure environment is desirable,
  • You master ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS online tools, you have excellent spatial analysis skills,
  • You are fluent in English (oral and written)
  • You show a high level of motivation and proactivity; you are open-minded and flexible






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