NEMA Jobs.Information Systems


An officer at this level will work under Chief Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Officer.

Information Systems Officer Job Responsibilities

Duties at this level will include;

  • Developing Geo-information systems (GIS) application programmes
  • Developing databases for monitoring environmental quality;
  • Designing and developing systems for improved reporting by supporting establishment of an efficient result-based information management.
  • Keeping and updating a comprehensive GIS and Remote Sensing data bank/inventory;
  • Writing specifications for systems and programs
  • Updating and maintaining local area network and wide area network (LAN/WAN)
  • Facilitating preparation of reports such as State of Environment, National Environment Action Plan, Strategic
  • Plan and National Environment Research Agenda;
  • Maintaining Geo-databases.
  • Conducting training for GIS users
  • Providing technical assistance in management of information;
  • Performing data consolidation, analysis and dissemination to the stakeholders and user departments,
  • Verifying coded coordinates of EIA/EA projects submitted to NEMA for approval

Qualifications For Information Systems Officer Job

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:-

  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following field; Geography, Urban and regional planning, Environmental studies, cartography, Geo-informatics, Information management Systems, Surveying and photogrammetry , or related field from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Geographical Information System (GIS) of not less than one (1) year of study
  • Six (6) years hands on experience in the Geo-information sciences
  • Demonstrated technical competence and skills in the area of GIS spatial data generation, documentation and management

Other Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills
  • Computer data mining
  • Environmental data analysis in a computer environment

   How to Apply

   Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/ grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below by 15th July, 2016 The Director General Popo Road, off Mombasa Road P.O Box 67839-00200 Nairobi