GIS Analyst

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The Nature Conservancy

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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13 days ago

OFFICE LOCATION


Buenos Aires, Argentina
other cities in Argentina can be considered (Home office)

WHO WE ARE


The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there are lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC


The GIS Analyst manages and maintains conservation databases and provides technical support in GIS or other relational database technologies to Conservancy staff. This position will deliver services to Staff in Southern Andes and Argentina Business Units.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


The GIS Analyst participates in conservation planning at various levels, develops methods for mapping and classifying ecosystems and data management; includes developing and maintaining all documentation for data and data management. They perform data analysis; designs and produces advanced complex queries and professional reports, processes spatial and other relational data sets derived from cartographic and tabular source material, and provides hardware/software support. The Conservation Information Manager III develops and delivers training to staff individually and in groups, produces maps and other graphic products and reports. They develop and maintains GIS library and/or database products library and compiles, assembles and maintains land protection, biodiversity and management information from various sources. Also need to participate and coordinate field work in both countries and be able to generate field information related to conservation projects. They must have the availability to travel.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Develop GIS image analysis, complex spatial analysis, data modeling and landscape scenario analysis and maintain and populate databases.
  • Develop cartography products for teams (Conservation, Development, e.g.) in Chile and Argentina
  • Work within a team in remotes locations and
  • May help develop and manage work plans and project budgets.
  • May negotiate and contract with vendors and consultants and review products.
  • Ensures integrity of both data collection and management relating to conservation projects and project statistics.
  • Under limited supervision acts independently, resolves complex issues within the program area and. may act as a resource to others.
  • Performs fieldwork to collect data that may include areas with variable weather conditions, at remote locations, in hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.
  • Support the updating process of the Shared Conservation Agenda HUB by supplying the relevant information of the projects they participate
  • Support statistical and geospatial analysis and provide rigorous interpretations of findings.
  • Collaboratively draft and edit reports and publications based on the data collected and analyzed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS or BS degree and certification in related field and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing, maintaining and populating databases and manual files.
  • Experience with interpretation of image analysis, complex spatial analysis, data modeling and landscape scenario analysis.
  • Experience as team member and delivering products in multiple projects.
  • Experience operating GIS software, analyzing data and producing data reports and creating maps. Demonstrable experience in ESRI Software.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Web Browsers.
  • Complete COVID-19 vaccination status

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of legal real estate documents.
  • Experience in the following areas: interpretation of image analysis, complex spatial analysis, data modeling and landscape scenario analysis.
  • Experience in GIS tools like Google Earth Engine, ArcGIS Pro, Webmaps, dashboards, among others
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in relevant discipline(s) and geographic region(s).
  • Experience collaborating with other parties to obtain different data sources.
  • Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources and meeting deadlines.
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.
  • Ability to go to the field and data collection.

WHAT WE BRING


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work environment that is supportive of the health, well-being, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

APPLY NOW


To apply for job ID 51928, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on August 10th, 2022. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.