Orbital Africa Cartographer Job in Kenya

Orbital Africa is the leading Geospatial consulting company in Kenya and Eastern Africa region at large.

We are looking for a passionate Cartographer who is ready to learn, work and acquire new skills in Geospatial industry.

Ref: 2018/ORB/Cartographer-005

1 Position

Roles and Tasks:

  • Design and develop maps for various industries using ArcGIS and AutoCAD software.
  • Assist in marketing our products e.g. maps, services and solutions to various clients.
  • Design and Create all Kenya County Maps, thematic maps, tourist maps, geological maps etc.
  • Prepare Geospatial training materials and demos for various clients and industries.
  • Prepare presentations; attends workshops, conferences as well as seminars.
  • Participate in fieldwork data collection using Smartphones, tablets, GPS and processing it in GIS.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree or Diploma in GIS/Geoinformatics/Survey or Cartography from recognized institution.
  • Advanced Skills in GIS, AutoCAD, and Remote Sensing applications etc.
  • Must have at least 3 years of work experience in a busy map production environment.
  • Skills in Mobile data collection using smartphone apps e.g. EpiCollect, GIS cloud, Kobo, ODK etc.
  • Skills in Graphic Design (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CorelDraw etc.) is a Plus!
  • Excellent map design skills using Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (ArcGIS) and Open Source software e.g. QGIS, MapWindow GIS etc.
  • Should be innovative, creative, assertive and good communicator.
  • Possess basic GIS programming skills such as Javascript, HTML, CSS, SQL etc.
  • Eager to learn Cloud Computing infrastructure and web applications development & deployment.
  • Astute decision maker and ability to work overtime and under tight time schedules.
  • Proficiency in MS office suite (especially PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access).

How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position and you have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of application letter and updated CV to career@orbital.co.ke before close of business on Friday, 19th October 2018.

NB: Please do not share your Certificates at this stage.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Website: www.orbital.co.ke

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: October 8, 2018 — 8:48 am