Jacobs Senior/Principal GIS Analyst in Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior/Principal GIS Analyst

Description

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Strategic Consulting & Digital Solutions Business Unit is a team of approximately 800 staff who offer high level, strategic consultancy services both directly to our clients and in support of projects across all other Operating Units within B&I Europe and the wider Jacobs.

The Jacobs ‘Digital Solutions’ team delivers efficiency across projects through the use of innovative technology, advanced spatial analysis, and effective data management solutions.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations, we currently have an opportunity for a Graduate GIS Analyst within our Digital Solutions team based in Manchester. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The role is required to complement the progressive Digital Solutions team.

You will work alongside members of the Digital Solutions team with a range of data capture, analysis, visualisation and compliance technologies. In doing so, you will provide critical input to delivering projects on time and budget.

With exposure to an expanding range of market sectors and an extensive knowledge pool, you will deliver dynamic, innovative solutions to internal and external clients by thinking both logically and creatively.

You will demonstrate leadership capabilities and be comfortable managing others.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Experience and understanding of business development and opportunity management

  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.

  • A track record in successful business development and/or the management of GIS teams.

  • Be well versed in GIS best practice for quality control/checking

  • Experience managing and delivering GIS projects for internal and external clients

  • Expert user of ArcGIS desktop software and extensions;

  • Advanced data management skills to facilitate Spatial Data Infrastructures for complex projects and multi-platform delivery;

  • Exposure to web GIS and/or enterprise GIS technologies;

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills;

  • A problem solver with good degree (2:1 minimum) qualification in a relevant discipline;

  • Exemplary focus, ambition and attention to detail.

  • Advanced numeracy, analytical and computer skills for data manipulation and management (MS Excel and Access);

  • Ability and flexibility to function as part of multi-disciplinary teams located across a number of offices is essential.

  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues

  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems

  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to apply knowledge into practical schemes

  • A focus on results and project delivery

Desirable:

  • Experienced in the management of mobile data capture software such as ArcGIS Collector

  • Experience in undertaking User Requirements Analysis for Enterprise GIS

  • Exposure to other desktop GIS software (e.g. FME, MapInfo, QGIS, GRASS);

  • Exposure to Web-based GIS technologies

  • Knowledge of databases and GIS systems integration (ArcGIS Server / ArcSDE, Portal);

  • Programming languages and software development (Javascript, Python, .NET);

  • Experience of GIS application to engineering / transport sectors.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Opportunity to join a global organisation committed to continuous growth

  • A flexible benefits scheme is also in operation which includes: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life and Accident Insurance, Stock Program and Cycle Scheme, amongst others. Contractual benefits include:

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Global Business Travel Accident Insurance

Our Culture:

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:

http://www.jacobs.com/join-us#grow-with-us

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

Req ID: BIA000136