Please notice that we currently have another position opened as IM/MDC specialist: it is recommended for less senior staff and/or persons preferring to work remotely or under a consultant status.
Application: as soon as possible
Founded in 2006, CartONG is a French non-governmental organization committed to furthering the use of geographic information tools to improve data gathering and analysis for emergency relief and development programmes around the world.
New technologies including mobile applications, GPS and satellite images can be used to bring together vital information about people's needs as never before. From determining the locations and health of people trapped under buildings after an earthquake, to tracking cholera cases in an urban slum, up-to-date and geographically specific information helps save lives and improves the lives of people in the community. To find out more about how geographic information is used around the world to improve people's lives, see this list of CartONG projects and services.
CartONG enables emergency relief and development organizations and local governments to manage their own existing data, integrate other data sources and then use that data to plan programmes and monitor progress and impact. In our work, we focus on listening closely to the needs of the community, as well as training local people. This ensures that projects are sustainable and tailored to the needs and priorities of the people we are seeking to assist.
CartONG is an international NGO based in France with a multicultural team. Our headquarters are in the city of Chambéry, in the heart of the French Alps, 1h from Geneva and Lyon (international airports) and 3h from Paris.
Currently, CartONG is seeking a mature individual to reinforce its team, especially for implementation and management of technical projects, as well as expertise in more complex Information Management, including Mobile Data Collection and related Data Analysis.
Contract Type: fixed term contract, 6 months to be extended by mutual consent. EU citizenship or Schengen visa required (short-term contract)
Start Date: ASAP
Workstation: Chambéry (France) with frequent displacements
Salary: 2600 to 3000€ brut for 39h/week, depending on experience. Complémentaire santé covered at 50% + Transport at 50%
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You will assume the management of many of our smaller to medium sized projects, you also will work technically on them, alone or with a team of technical people, depending on its nature and size. As many of the medium sized projects are conducted with partners based in France, good knowledge of the French Non-Profit sector is an asset.
Minimum of 7 years of working experience, out of which 5 in the humanitarian sector.
In this context, your assignments are:
You will have to regularly travel in Europe or for short (2 to 4 weeks maximum) field missions (up to a third of your time). The position requires availability and flexibility, two characteristics inherent to the context of humanitarian organizations.
Any knowledge on GIS and Databases as well as coding languages like VBA a strong asset
Applications: send resume and cover letter to info[at]cartong.org