Amanda v.

GIS Analyst

  • Hourly rate: R450 /hr
  • Experience: 10 Years

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Registered Professional GISc Practitioner available for temporary or permanent GIS and Information Management work. International UN experience with a focus on data co-ordination in the Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Response fields (disease-health, floods, cyclones, drought, food insecurity, conflict, population demographics and migration), as well as Engineering, Mining, Development Planning, Agriculture, Water and Forestry sector experience in South Africa. I have over 10 years experience working in the GIS field in both the public and private sectors. During this time, I have gained extensive experience in the use of ESRI's ArcGIS software (Arcview, Spatial Analyst, Model Builder, ArcToolbox), as well as open-source software such as QGIS. I have also acquired advanced data analysis and information management skills, including the use of Ms Access databases (SQL queries and relationship joins), excel functions, pivot tables, graphs and info-graphics. I have worked in a wide variety of sectors including Engineering, Development/Town Planning, Mining, Water, Forestry, Agriculture as well as International Humanitarian Aid & Disaster Response for the UN , where I gained the following skills: -GIS data capture, including digitizing, topology cleaning, data sourcing, validation and formatting -GIS data management, including geo-database and metadata maintenance for 15 countries, in accordance with ISO/UN standards -Maintaining aerial imagery coverage, including image catalogs, metadata and projections -Spatial analysis and modelling, including the use of ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst & Model Builder -GIS mapping, data visualization and info-graphics, including the use of Adobe Illustrator -Loading maps and GIS .shp data to websites for download, such as administrative boundaries, population demographics, infrastructure and hydrology (e.g. http://www.******.*** -Project management and co-ordination skills, including the use of Gitlab and Trello project management software -Experience working independently as well as part of larger international teams -Provision of GIS & IM support and training for local and international Governments -Good English writing and reporting skills My qualifications include an honours degree in Geography & Environmental Management, specialising in GIS & Remote Sensing/Satellite Image Processing. A full copy of my CV with references is available on request.

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