GIS Consultant

GIS Consultant

Job Title: GIS Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895888_1558448186
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 15:16

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a GIS Consultant to join a team of professionals who bring experience of client-side consultancy to their business. The Consultant will be involved in projects and studies across many of he business areas that they service.

The role will appeal to individuals who are GIS 'savvy' and motivated to find innovative ideas that address real-world problems. The ideal candidate should be naturally curious and inquisitive, great at relationship building and enthusiastic about system design and solutions architecture in the modern business world. The role provides opportunities to work with the latest open source and proprietary GIS technology and to interact with a wide variety of organisations.

You will be part of a leading systems and engineering technology company with over 800 employees across the UK and Australia. You will help develop, enhance and protect their clients' critical assets, systems and processes.

About the role:
*Business verticals include Geointelligence/Defence, Security, Government, Nuclear, Rail, Transport and Energy sectors. This group of verticals is expected to grow to reflect the ubiquitous nature of geospatial technology. Examples are UAV, Aerial Imagery, Visualisation, Earth Observation, IoT/Cloud/BigData, autonomous vehicles etc.
*GIS Consultants will help drive this success though delivering high quality technical advice and systems-based problem solving. Providing expertise, guidance and support to customers in the design, configuration and implementation of Enterprise-scale business solutions
*Consulting with clients to understand requirements and delivering compelling recommendations and research to meet those requirements
*Estimating and delivering specified work packages to time and budget
*Acting as a trusted technical advisor, helping to demonstrate best practice with GIS technology and growing a customer's understanding of the capabilities that modern GIS can deliver.
*Providing technical input and guidance for business development opportunities
*Maintaining and developing an excellent understanding of trends and innovations and how they can be used by customers to solve real-world problems

About you:
*A degree in science, computing or an engineering subject with experience gained in a technical consultative capacity.
*Membership of a relevant professional body would be advantageous.
*You will need some experience or aptitude for leading or contributing to bids and tenders and ideally have an understanding of project management in a commercial environment.
*Candidates with experience of working on the architecture behind Enterprise-wide systems will be particularly attractive.

GIS Consultant
Flexible location: Basingstoke, Bristol and Dorking
Competitive salary + benefits

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.