GIS Internship Kenya Red Cross Kenya 2020

  • Published date: February 26, 2020
  • Category: Internship
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

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Position: GIS Intern

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: GIS Officer

Job description

The Society is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position. The GIS Intern will play an important role in assisting the Research Unit reach its objectives in generation of research knowledge for evidence based decision making in the Humanitarian sector


  • Collection and analysis of geospatial data from openly available resources

  • Earth observation imagery acquisition, cleaning and information extraction e.g. spectral indices, time series analysis from both commercial and open datasets e.g. LANDSAT, sentinel 1

  • Analyzing disasters from spatial datasets using open platforms such as QGIS, google earth engine, R, python

  • Generation of well-designed outputs in form of tables, graphs and maps for better communication and decision making using open tools

  • Storing spatial data in databases using open source database management systems e.g MySQL, MongoDB

  • Automation of spatial analysis work flows in QGIS, R, Python

  • Collection of field data using open data toolkit


  • Bachelor’s degree in geo-information or any other related field with a relevant academic experience

  • Proven competence in using open source GIS application software e.g QGIS, python, R

  • Collection of spatial data using open data kit (open map kit will be an added advantage)

  • Programming and automation of spatial processes using GIS programming e.g. R, python

  • Familiarization of big spatial data using google earth engine

  • Intermediate knowledge of statistical open source statistical software

  • Intermediate knowledge in using open source database management systems will be an added advantage

  • Knowledge of creation of visualization dashboards will be an added advantage

  • Good cartographical skills using graphic design software e.g. Inkscape will be an added advantage

  • Good English writing, reporting and communication skills

  • Experience working in humanitarian organization will be an added advantage

  • Eagerness to learn new skillsets

How to Apply

Click here to apply so as to reach us not later than 28th February 2020;

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