FAO National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS) Jobs 2022 Ethiopia

FAO JobsFAO National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS) Jobs 2022 Ethiopia: Currently the FAO is hiring employees for their upcoming projects Vacancy for the National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS) position. Now for all Ethiopian’s NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with FAO.

FAO National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS) Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on 11 April 2022. Candidates can apply via online by 23 April 2022.

Organization Name Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted 11 April 2022
Closing Date 23 April 2022
Position National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS)
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process Online
Country Ethiopia

FAO National Remote Sensing (Specialist (NRSS) Jobs 2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Education: University degree.
  • Experience: At least 6 years
  • Language: Working knowledge of English and knowledge of the local language Amharic will be desirable
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Contract Duration: 11 months with possible extension
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Candidate should be national of Ethiopia
  • Advanced University degree in Geographical Information system (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS), Forest Resources Assessment and Monitoring, or related field of study
  • At least 6 years of experiences in geospatial forest assessment and monitoring, capacity development in GIS and RS;
  • Working knowledge of English and knowledge of the local language Amharic will be desirable

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop capacity development materials mapping, quantifying forests, and forest change using SEPAL and Collect Earth Online (CEO) for EFD national and regional staff and WGCFNR in close collaboration with NFM SEPAL team.
  • In coordination with the NFM team at FAO HQ and in close collaboration with SilvaCarbon assess and agree on methodology for area estimation of activity data (AD).
  • Develop a methodological report describing the approach for producing activity data in Ethiopia as agreed with country and partners (SilvaCarbon, World Bank)
  • Support the work on producing standard operating procedures (SOPs) following an International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) compliant image classification process
  • Support the development of SOPs for sample-based area estimation that serves as documentation and allows for replication for activity data accounting
  • Determine forest degradation methodology through testing time series algorithms or software (CCDC, CODED, LandTrendr, BFAST) in collaboration with SilvaCarbon counterparts
  • Support the update of Land use/Land cover (LULC) maps (w/ IPCC classes) made with new classification protocol
  • Provide support to country counterparts and national RS expert in running change detection analysis (for all IPCC classes) for both national and regional offices as well as Wondo Genet using optimal algorithm with accuracy assessment and change estimates derived on deforestation, forest degradation and afforestation/reforestation (A/R)
  • Develop ,in coordination with the NFM team at FAO HQ and in close collaboration with SilvaCarbon national and sub-national trainings/workshops in AD creation for change detection of all activities (deforestation, forest degradation,, afforestation/reforestation)

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail….. to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: 23 April 2022
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