Geographic Information System Trainer (Call for Interest) at Medecins du Monde (MdM), Maiduguri, Borno

Medecins du Monde (MdM) – In Nigeria, Medecins du Monde provides emergency medical assistance to host and displaced populations within the Northeast region of the country. This intervention is delivered through the following sectors: Improved access of host and displaced populations to free and comprehensive primary health care; universal access to SRH services, strengthening the continuum of care in SRH, and establishing good quality community care structures throughout the lives of the service users; improved access of the malnourished children, aged 6-59 months, to quality nutrition treatment including the management of Severe Acute Malnutrition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Geographic Information System Trainer (Call for Interest)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Program Overview

  • This project aims to improve access to free comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC) services including Nutrition, Mental Health and GenderBasedViolence (GBV)servicesfor conflict affected populations inBornoState, Nigeria in Maiduguri / Jere LocalGovernmentAreas(LGA), andin Damboa LGA.With thesupport of theEmergencyResponseTeam, other LGAsofBornostate may be considered, based on humanitarian needs and security.
  • Doctors of the Word will ensure that beneficiaries, local authorities and local health workers are involved in the monitoring of the program. With regard to Health Information Systems, all supported health facilities are be provided with the necessary data collection tools and reporting tools (Monthly report activity). Supervisory visits by Medecins du Monde staff will ensure health information systems are well maintained by checking standard MoH reporting tools and monitoring submissions. Medecins du Monde will work with providers to ensure complete and accurate information is reported and shared.

Purpose and Scope of Assignment:

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation component has been deeply concerned with the delivery of quality data management to MDM and Donors through data collection, data analysis, data sharing and surveys
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation department of Medecins du Monde intends to organize a five-day training for it staff (GIS). This GIS training has been slated to take place on the 7th to 11th of December, 2020, in Maiduguri.
  • The GIS is a periodic activity with the M&E team (both in Maiduguri and Damboa).

The QGIS is expected to improve and build capacities of the Monitoring and evaluation team. And should focus on the issues delineated below:

  • Training material including modules and handouts adapted and developed. Material to be provided to M&E department on the last day of the activity in both hard and soft copy format.
  • build monitoring and Evaluation skills on GIS for improved quality for quality analysis of program data.
  • provide ways that will facilitate self-knowledge and self-understanding (personal growth) of the M&E team members
  • Strengthen the knowledge of monitoring and evaluation department on web-based GIS Mapping for good collaboration among partners also to have full knowledge on how to publish map online.
  • To a comprehensive knowledge on mobile data collection, field and manage digital data collection solutions using kobo or ODK.
  • To acquire practical skills on how to use GIS and RS to overcome the challenges faced in pre-disasters during a disaster and post-disaster management such as during early


  • The Methodology utilized by the external technical supervisor should be practical and participatory non-formal learning techniques such as installation of software and group work amongst others.


  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree qualification.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a Comprehensive / Detailed Profile, indicating their competencies and experiences on similar projects. These expressions of interest should be sent to the following address: with the reference “GIS Trainer” as the subject line.