GIS Expert

Location: Ore, Ondo State

Company: SAO Agro

Type of job: Full time

Are you a GIS whiz with a passion for agriculture? Do you thrive using spatial data to solve problems and drive innovation? If so, SAO Agro, a leading player in Africa’s agricultural revolution, seeks a passionate GIS Expert to join our dynamic team.

About SAO Agro

SAO Agro, a subsidiary of SAO Group, is dedicated to transforming the Nigerian agricultural landscape. We focus on key areas like oil palm, poultry, fisheries, and cash crops, applying innovative practices to ensure sustainable and profitable production. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive GIS strategy to support SAO Agro’s agricultural activities.
  • Utilize GIS software to collect, analyze, and visualize spatial data related to soil types, crop health, weather patterns, and land use.
  • Create high-quality maps and reports to communicate complex spatial information to stakeholders.
  • Identify and implement innovative GIS solutions to optimize farm operations, improve resource allocation, and enhance yield potential.
  • Collaborate with farm and plantation managers, field staff, and other departments to leverage GIS data for informed decision-making.
  • Maintain and update spatial databases, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest GIS technologies and trends, recommending and implementing new tools and approaches.

Who You Are:

  • A GIS professional with a minimum of 3+ years of experience in an agricultural or environmental setting.
  • Proven experience in using GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS) for data collection, analysis, and visualization.
  • Strong understanding of spatial data concepts, geospatial analysis techniques, and remote sensing applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to translate complex spatial data into actionable insights for non-technical audiences.
  • A problem-solving mindset and a passion for applying GIS technology to real-world agricultural challenges.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science, GIS, or a related field is preferred.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with drone technology and aerial imagery analysis in an agricultural setting.

Why Join Us?

At SAO Agro, you’ll be at the forefront of innovation, using your GIS expertise to make a real difference in Africa’s agricultural future. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a dynamic work environment, and the chance to be part of a team shaping a more sustainable future.

Do you think you’re the best fit for this role at SAO Agro? Then apply today!

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