Cadastral Surveyor\\Mapping Specialist
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The Guyana Land and Survey Commission (GLSC) and FAO are implementing the project Mainstreaming Sustainable Land Development and Management In the Cooperative Republic of Guyana. The project aims at establishing an enabling environment for promoting sustainable and climate-resilient land development, management and reclamation in support of Guyana’ s Green State Development Strategy through activities working at (i) streamlining policy, regulation and governance; (ii) developing institutional and human capacities; and (iii) strengthening local governance in the 3 regions where project is implemented. Implemented at three levels – national, regional and local- the Sustainable Land Development and Management (SLDM) is designed to create an enabling legal and policy framework informed by policy feedback loops nurtured with ground reality and inclusive participation.
The Cadastral surveyor\\mapping specialist will work under the direct supervision of the FAO Representative in Guyana and the SLDM project Chief Technical Advisor. He/ She will work in collaboration with the Commissioner of the GLSC and other team members, and under the overall technical guidance of the Lead Technical Officer (LTO) and the concerned task force members.
He / She will also work closely with the PMU staff and GLSC Divisions as well as with the following consultants to ensure synergy and avoid duplication as appropriate (Land Administration, Land Resources Planning and Management, Land tenure and governance, GIS /Web Mapping/remote sensing, ICT/Network (Data Management‐Systems), Institutional reform/finance‐business planning, Land Valuation, Soil and Water Resources/Land rehabilitation/reclamation, Gender/Social development, Monitoring and Evaluation, National Land policy and Legal specialists).
He / She will be based in the PMU office in GLSC premises during his/her work in the SLDM project in Guyana and will be supported by the FAO country office as required.
He / she will integrate a field-to-office-GIS workflow/data to ensure that high-quality data on land ownership and use/access rights is collected, processed (catalogued, stored, maintained, disseminated) and analysed, in the most efficient way, utilizing the geodetic reference framework as required.
Tasks and responsibilities
In particular he/ she will undertake the following tasks\:
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FAO Core Competencies
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