UN Habitat Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant”. Applicants with a degree in High School may apply on or before 27th Sept 2021.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations programme for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the first United Nations Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I) held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976. UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya.

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UN Habitat Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant Jobs 2021

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th Sept 2021 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programm (UN-Habitat)
Position Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline 27th Sept 2021

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2021

Duties and Responsibilities:

The spatial data analysis junior assistant will work in the Knowledge and Innovation Branch, under the direct supervision of the task manager and the Chief of the Data and Analytics Unit. The Individual Contractor will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Extraction of built-up areas and open spaces from satellite imagery.
  • Digitization of public transport stops from various open data sources.
  • Collection of data from various national statistical offices and other verified sources and assessing its correctness and authenticity before it is integrated into the urban indicators database.
  • Contributing to the development of tools and executable programmes for spatial data analysis.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 17 September 2021 – 27 September 2021
  • Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Human Settlements Programme-163263-Individual Contractor
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional training in remote sensing, geographic information systems, urban planning, geography or any other closely related field is required.


  • At least 1-year experience working on spatial data analysis, image interpretation, data extraction from satellite imagery and maps creation and digitization is required. High proficiency in Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing software (egs ArcGIS, ArcGIS online, QGIS, ErdasImagine, ENVI) is required. Experience working as a spatial data analyst is desirable. Some level of knowledge of and experience working with the SDGs is highly desirable. Knowledge in GIS relevant programming skills, geostatistical workflows and GIS online systems will be an added advantage.

How to Apply UN Habitat Spatial Data Analysis Junior Assistant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=163263

The Closing Date: 27th Sept 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhabitat.org
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