GIS & Remote Sensing Consultant Trainers Job Vacancies in Mombasa, Nakuru, Nairobi & Kisumu

Indepth Research Institute

Position Title: GIS & Remote Sensing Consultant Trainers

Based in Mombasa, Nakuru, Nairobi & Kisumu.

Indepth Research Institute builds the capacity of people, processes and systems for organizational success and growth as well as nurturing a thriving ecosystem.

We do this through our four line of services; Data Analytics, Strategy and Management Solutions; Training and Development; Digital Innovation and Enterprise Systems and organizing Experiential Tours.

Job Summary

The trainer/facilitator will develop and deliver outstanding training and workshop activities that engage clients, meets their learning objectives and contributes to the program’s overall performance and targets.

Additionally, the trainer/facilitator will regularly review their workshop practices to maximize the client’s participation, satisfaction and success.

Specify applications in GIS you are proficient in i.e.

  • QGIS
  • Esri ArcGIS.
  • Google Earth Pro.
  • BatchGeo.
  • Google Maps API.
  • ArcGIS Online.
  • Maptitude.
  • ArcGIS Pro.
  • Citymapper
  • Scribble Maps
  • MapInfo Pro.

Key responsibilities

  • Delivering IRES’s classroom-based and Virtual GIS training courses
  • Updating training courses materials (e.g. for new software features)
  • Implementing and maintaining desktop and web-based GIS solutions.
  • Data manipulation and spatial data processing.
  • Obtain, organize, and develop training procedure manuals, guides, or course materials, such as handouts or visual materials.
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures.
  • Keep up with developments in area of expertise by reading current journals, books, or magazine articles.
  • Facilitate formal and informal workshops and learning experiences for large and small group presentation, continually incorporating adult learning principles into training delivery.
  • Ensuring quality training and assessment occur in accordance with the content to be presented, including but not limited to workshops, webinars, and conferences.
  • Deliver “high impact”, engaging and appropriate training for the participants.
  • Draw on previous experience to assist participants with “real life” situations and to illustrate the point being trained on.
  • Submission of training materials and reports to IRES at the end of a workshop.
  • Reporting/Liaison to Training Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • First degree and/or Masters in Earth Sciences, Geography or a GIS-related subject
  • Experience in using any of the above GIS software’s especially QGIS.
  • Experience in teaching, technical training and consulting
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – the ability to interact internally and with clients to arrange and deliver effective training courses
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and oral English)
  • Enthusiasm, drive and ambition to succeed, and to help others succeed in their learning
  • Able and willing to travel as required
  • Experience in employing adult learning and participatory training techniques
  • Proven ability to write reports is required;
  • Experience in adult learning instructional methodologies;
  • Polished professional demeanor and appearance
  • Ability to complete full training cycle
  • Knowledge of adult learning styles and strategies.
  • Knowledge of diverse populations, including programs serving professionals at different academic levels
  • Record of accomplishment of proactive work style, organized, and high attention to detail important to success.
  • Ability to keep up with new technology
  • Adaptability and reliability

Mode of engagement

Successful consultants will be contacted immediately to offer services as an external consultant. More information will be initiated in the first meeting.

Application Process

Only applicants who have the requisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply, by sending their current CVs, with telephone and e-mail contacts; addresses of three referees, and a cover letter to

Email subject line should be the position/ vacancy you are applying for and current location (Mombasa, Nairobi, Kisumu and Nakuru)

All documents must be in PDF format.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.