Job at CNFA: GIS/Database Technician (Deadline: 17 August 2017)

Job at CNFA: GIS/Database Technician (Deadline: 17 August 2017)

Job at CNFA: GIS/Database Technician (Deadline: 17 August 2017)

Feed the Future Rwanda HingaWeze

GIS/Database Technician


CNFA is a US-based nonprofit nongovernmental organization (NGO) that works to stimulate economic growth and improve rural livelihoods by empowering the private sector through five core capabilities: (1) Productivity, Food Security and Nutrition; (2) Input Supply and Farm Services; (3) Economic Resilience and Rapid Recovery; (4) Value Chain Development; and (5) Volunteer Technical Assistance. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations (FBOs) and strengthened linkages to markets.

Program Description Feed the Future Rwanda HingaWeze

The primary objective of the Feed the Future Rwanda HingaWeze activity is to sustainably increase smallholder farmers’ income, improve nutritional status of Rwandan women and children, and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food systems to the changing climate.

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Senior Agronomist/Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP), the Geographic Information System (GIS)/Database Technician will be responsible for managing all significant and relevant data required by the program to inform annual reports and communications documents; and provide quantitative results that will feed into analysis, evaluations, performance monitoring, and more. S/he will also develop, manage, and maintain a GIS Mapping Database and develop data collection tools to geographically map program interventions and project management indicators.


  • At least 7 years of experience in the design and implementation of learning agendas, evaluation of project data to identify successful approaches and trends at the field level, the development of MEL systems and plans;
  • BSc or higher in data management, information technology, or a related field;
  • Fluency in English and advanced level of French and Kinyarwanda Fluent speaker of French and Kinyarwanda; and advanced speaker of English;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Experience working on USAID or other international donor-funded programs a plus;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must apply through the following link with “Rwanda FTF HingaWeze- GIS/Database Technician” in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is August 17, 2017.


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