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Job DescriptionThe Associate GIS shall be a part of an IIHS Project Team working on land records management and associated e-governance support initiatives. The Associate will provide Geographic Information System (GIS) and Information Technology-based support to improved management of land including data, maps and systems of ownership, use, transfer, registration, and related legal and policy issues. The associate will devote significant amount of her/his time to assisting with aspects related to GIS, IT and e-governance, helping support the detailed institutional and evidence based analysis of the ground situation in the context of national and state level initiatives, as well as assistance in implementation of various such initiatives.IIHS is recruiting up to two candidates for the position of GIS Associate.The Associate shallBe a part of the team working on land governance and management initiatives and provide support on the GIS, IT, and e-governance aspects of land law administration, including carrying out detailed secondary and primary data collection and analyses on ongoing initiatives in select sites, various states and at the national levels;Carry out collection and processing of relevant maps and map-based information; digitization of spatial information; and production of outputs using mapping and GIS software;Assist in assessing IT and GIS systems in use in States, and in developing improved systems of acquisition, processing, and storage of land data; their transactions and production of relevant outputs;Assess and support the improvement of processes & user-interface (both internal and external) of land-based information systems in use in different states;Engage with government officials and other relevant stakeholders in select states on the above aspects;Assist in documentation and preparation of reports and outputs based on GIS, IT and e-governance and institutional aspects of land law administration as needed;Assist in project implementation tasks, including helping the setting up of and managing site offices/teams; carrying out and managing field-work; delivering high-quality value-for-money outputs; managing clients; ensuring cost-effectiveness of assignments; and assisting in reviewing and evaluating project performance;Translate the experiences from practice into knowledge to contribute to research and teaching, participate in other activities of IIHS, including those related to research and teaching.This offer is on an exclusive basis, which implies that other professional assignments (whether compensated or not) that bear a potential conflict of interest with IIHS cannot be undertaken.Structure and ReportingThe Associate shall report to the Head, Legal and Regulation at IIHS who is the Team Leader of the project. The Team Leader will report for this project to the Chief of Practice at IIHS.Person SpecificationWe are looking for a bright and enthusiastic GIS professional with at least two-three years of work experience. The candidate should at least have a Masters degree in relevant disciplines (preferably in earth or geo-sciences) and have exposure to implementation of GIS-based projects in land records management. Graduates will be considered only if they have more than five years of experience in land records related GIS work. The candidate shall have good analytical skills and high degree of proficiency in database and other MS Office applications. S/he will have full command over GIS Applications, and familiarity with related IT interfaces. Experience in e-governance initiatives shall be an advantage. The position requires good language skills in English, and Hindi, and ability to write reports and project management skills will be necessary. S/he will have initiative and drive to take on tough challenges, enjoy travel, have good inter-personal communication skills, and be comfortable in working in highly inter-disciplinary teams.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 2-4


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