Geographic Information System (GIS)/Mapping Specialist - Guatemala

3 months ago
Regular Full-Time


International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


Job Title:                                 Geographic Information System (GIS)/Mapping Specialist - Guatemala

Department/Location:          Guatemala

Reports To:                             Chief of Party (COP)

Type:                                       Regular Full-Time


Overview:  IBTCI seeks a GIS/Mapping Specialist to support the upcoming USAID/Guatemala Metrics Project. The Metrics Project (Metrics) will provide monitoring, evaluation design, and learning support services to the USAID/Guatemala Mission. The overall purpose of this project is to enhance USAID/Guatemala's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and learning systems and capacity for accountability and adaptation across or within projects and activities. Generally, Metrics will provide services that fit into three areas: (1) Evaluation Design, (2) Performance Monitoring, and (3) Learning and Adaptation.  


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop tools to integrate GIS data with performance monitoring systems.
  • Support development of systems to ensure data quality and entry into mapping and data reporting systems
  • Work with IP’s to collect GIS data
  • Other duties as assigned.

The period of performance is expected to be 5 years and is expected to be based in Guatemala. The position is contingent upon a successful award.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of USAID’s ADS201.3.5 policy, standards, guidance and protocols.
  • Experience with GIS systems and proficient knowledge of ArcGIS and other relevant GIS software(s).
  • Substantial knowledge of GIS in how it pertains to data and maps.
  • Knowledge of USG and USAID information management compliance and standard procedures.
  • Fluency in English is required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience designing/developing/leading a system to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present spatial or geographic data.
  • Spanish language skills required.
  • LAC experience preferred.



Advanced degree in international development, geography, GIS, social science, statistics or related field.


Supervisory Responsibility:  This position may have supervisory responsibilities.


Travel:  International travel is required.


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