GIS Specialist

GIS Specialist

Are you a skilled GIS technical specialist?  Do you have experience of, or the desire to work within the environment consultancy sector?  Are you used to meeting client expectations and delivering high quality maps and data, on time and to budget? Are you commercially aware, self-motivated, organised, with excellent communication and project management skills? If so, then we would be delighted to hear from you!

The role

We are looking for a GIS Specialist to join our dynamic GIS team based in in any of UK offices, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff or Guildford. Your main responsibility will be to provide all aspects of mapping, data management and spatial analysis to terrestrial, marine, freshwater, and geospatial projects, working proactively at all times to achieve the company’s vision and values. 

Successful candidates must

• have a degree or postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in GIS or a related subject
• have relevant and proven experience in a similar role, ideally within the commercial environmental sector
• have the ability to produce consistently high quality, error free maps and data for clients on time and within budget
• hold strong planning and organisation skills with proven ability to multi-task and handle several projects simultaneously
• have proven experience of working with ESRI ArcGIS as well as desktop, web-mapping, server, mobile and web applications
• have an understanding and application of GIS data standards
• have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• and most importantly an enthusiastic, flexible, can-do attitude.

This is a permanent role, with an office/home-working split based on team and business needs. Ideally you’ll be a commutable distance from our Guildford Head Office but other locations may be considered. 

About Thomson

We promote a happy, friendly workplace and are guided by the company’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. We excel at providing our people with amazing career progression and offer an extensive range of company benefits which include: 25 days annual leave, healthcare cash plan, enhanced stakeholder pension scheme, life insurance, discounted gym membership, paid professional memberships, clothing allowance, outstanding performance rewards, free parking and regular local and company social events!

One of the major advantages to working at Thomson is that our people are at the heart of everything we do. As an Employee-Owned Trust (EOT), all Thomson employees have a stake in the business and reap the reward of its success including performance-related annual bonuses. We also pride ourselves in providing market leading internal and external training opportunities which contributes to individual tailored career pathways.  

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