Geographic Information Systems Analyst

Job Category: Analyst
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nigeria
Experience: 2 years
Work Mode: Hybrid

About Dev-Afrique Development Advisors   

Dev-Afrique Development Advisors is an African-led, Africa-based social-impact organization of strategy and development professionals committed to solving complex challenges on the African continent. Through our partnership with DevGlobal and DevIndia and networks across African countries, we provide high-level advisory, develop unique strategies and drive local implementation for global non-profit organizations and corporations in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Dev-Afrique’s goal is to be the leading catalyst for sustainable development in Africa, recognized for our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and innovation in creating a brighter future for all.  

Explore our previous projects on our website. 

About the Position 

We seek a talented and enthusiastic GIS Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will play a vital role in harnessing the power of spatial data to inform our projects across health, agriculture, and energy, supporting effective decision-making and impactful development interventions. 


  • Collect, analyze, and interpret geospatial data from various sources (government agencies, surveys, remote sensing, open-source repositories, etc.) 
  • Develop and maintain spatial databases, ensuring data accuracy and integrity. 
  • Conduct spatial analysis using GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS) to identify patterns, trends, and relationships. 
  • Create high-quality maps, charts, and visualizations to communicate complex spatial information effectively. 
  • Conduct field data collection using GPS and GIS tools (when required). 
  • Support project teams with GIS expertise, providing technical advice and guidance. 
  • Contribute to proposals and technical reports related to GIS applications. 
  • Stay current with emerging GIS technologies and trends. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science, or related field. 
  • Minimum of two years cognate experience working with GIS software (ArcGIS/QGIS preferred) 
  • Strong understanding of geospatial concepts and analytical methods. 
  • Excellent data management and visualization skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. 
  • Experience working in the development sector, specifically with healthcare, agriculture, or energy, would be a plus. 

Useful Skills 

  • Experience working in development consulting or donor organizations is an added advantage.
  • Experience with remote sensing data analysis. 
  • Programming skills (Python, R). 
  • Knowledge of relevant development frameworks and methodologies 
  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant field.

Our Offering   

Dev-Afrique offers more than just a job; it’s a transformative experience. Join our diverse community and immerse yourself in programs that seek to shape the future of Africa. We seek individuals who are motivated to effect positive change. At Dev-Afrique, you will find a supportive environment that values your unique perspectives, nurtures creativity, and promotes collaboration. 

Our compensation package is competitive with the consulting industry in Africa. In addition to our base salary provision, we also offer the following:  

  • Pension contribution from employer  
  • Annual life assurance 
  • Individual medical and dental coverage
  • Flexible working environment  
  • Paid annual leave and leave allowance 
  • Paid sick leave 
  • Communications allowance  
  • Convenience allowance  
  • Health & fitness allowance  

To Apply: 

Submit your resume and cover letter.  Also, attach a link to a map you recently or worked on in the past to your resume. 

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