Banyan Global

GIS Consultant

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Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/29/2021 10:31 AM)
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Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. The firm operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health sector, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.


Banyan Global is recruiting for a short-term GIS consultant to support work on a USAID-funded health sector project in Nigeria. The project supports the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, local government areas (LGAs) and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria and its complications, and prevention of malaria during pregnancy and in under-five children. Banyan Global is currently conducting a mapping study designed to identify the location and capabilities of private health providers. The GIS consultant will support this study by producing relevant, high-quality GIS maps to be included in the mapping report. This is a remote position and is open to applicants worldwide.


  • Analyze and integrate GPS spatial data collected by the program team, analyze, and determine how the information can best be displayed;
  • Conduct research to locate and obtain the most reliable and up-to-date data available from existing databases to integrate into maps for the report;
  • Compile program geographic data in addition to other existing database, including censuses, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps;
  • Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics;
  • Design and create custom maps, graphs and exhibits utilizing GIS software and related equipment to be incorporated into the report.


Education, Skills, and Experience

  • 5-10 years of experience with Remote Sensing Analysis, GIS, and GIS tools;
  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, engineering, or a related discipline;
  • Substantive experience with database models, cartographic design, and geospatial analysis;
  • Advanced skills in data cleansing, digitizing, GPS setup and retrieval of data;
  • Strong communication skills, including spoken and written English;
  • Experience with any or all of the following a plus: USAID, the health sector, Sub-Saharan Africa.


  • Systems thinking – Ability to understand, affect, connect, and leverage various parts of a system while maintaining sight of the whole system;
  • Listening – Ability to actively listen (i.e. seeks to understand, asks good questions, paraphrases, and is in tune with speaker’s emotional state);
  • Flexibility – Ability to expect the unexpected and adjust to what the situation now requires, rather than what was planned.


Salary commensurate with background and experience. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply to the position through our website, and include a cover letter and resume in your submission. Please no phone calls.


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