Tuesday, August 11, 2015

GIS Specialist - Maps for Quezon City HIV Program

CALL FOR APPLICATION

I.                    POSITION/ TITLE:
GIS Specialist
II.                  PROJECT NAME:
Mentoring Quezon City Health Department (QCHD) GIS Team in the Development of GIS Maps of HIV Program for MSM, TGW and PWID
III.                GENERAL BACKGROUND
UNAIDS has supported Quezon City in the conduct of the project “Improving HIV Programme Access and Programme Coverage for Key Populations in the Philippines: Geographical and Programmatic Mapping Study in Quezon City.” The study mapped and identified hotspots, risks, and vulnerabilities of men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender Women (TGW), and People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in Quezon City.
The project generated substantial amount of individual and hotspot level data about MSM, TGW, and PWID. It also produced limited number of city and district level maps out of this. However, QCHD need additional GIS maps containing barangay level data to be able to further improve program planning.
The GIS expert will mentor selected QCHD staff in developing these maps.
IV.                OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
To capacitate QCHD GIS team in developing additional GIS Maps for Quezon City HIV Program for MSM, TGW and PWID
V.                  SCOPE OF WORK
On the job mentoring of QCHD GIS team to develop additional GIS Maps for Quezon City HIV Program for MSM, TGW and PWID
VI.                DELIVERABLES and FINAL PRODUCTS
1. Workplan
2. GIS file containing hotspot and barangay level data from the Mapping Project
3. City and District Digital Maps with barangay boundaries containing the following[1]:
1.       Hotspots     
                1.1 Distribution of Hotspots
                1.2. Type of Hotspot
                1.3  Population Estimates (Q5 Max)[2]
                1.4 Drinking + Smoking (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                1.5 Drug Use (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                1.6 Negotiation for Sex (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                1.7 Sex (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                1.8 Condom (Q7 Availability in the hotspot)
                1.9 HIV Info (Q7 Availability in the hotspot)
                1.10 Violence (Q9 always +often)
                1.11 Sources of Information (Q23)
                1.12 Services Availed (Q25)
2.       Barangay   
                2.1 SELECTED INDICATORS ABOVE as OVERLAY
                2.2  Population Estimates (Q5 Max)
                2.3 Negotiation for Sex (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                2.4 Sex (Q6 Activity in the hotspot)
                2.5 Services Availed (Q25)
                2.6 Barangay Population
                2.7 Barangay Income Level  (if available)
                2.8 SHC and HIV Testing Clinics
                2.9 Health Centers
                2.10 Police Station (if available)
VII.              PROPOSED TIME FRAME and LEVEL OF EFFORT
September 1- 30, 2015, 5 days 
VIII.            QUALIFICATIONS
Junior to Middle Level GIS Officer
·         Advanced degree in geography, social sciences, or related field
·         At least 5 years relevant experience in spatial and geographical analysis and map making and/or similar tasks
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English



[1] These data are already available in both excel and stata file formats. A crude ArcGIS file is also already available.
[2] Q indicates Question Number e.g. Q5 is question Q5 in the mapping questionnaire used in the project

Send CV and sample work on or before Aug 14, 2015 to:
Zimmbodilion Mosende, UNAIDS Philippines
mosendez@unaids.org.

No comments: