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GIS (Geographic Information System) Manager

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/03/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (24/04/20)
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The Role:
The GIS manager is responsible for supervisory and technical administrative work in managing and directing all GIS activities for the Oilfield. He/she will have expertise in areas such as GIS system application, GIS enterprise system development, GIS data acquisition and data processing, as well as IT hardware, software, system and network

Key Accountabilities:

Personal Safety: be a visible leader in relation to safety and security and set clear expectations for the team.
GIS Management: manage and coordinate all programs and activities of the Oilfield's GIS functions, includes providing technical leads and enhancement of programs.
System Development: Supervises, plans, coordinates, and directs the work of the GIS development as well as variety of data development, data maintenance and migrations.
GIS Asset: Oversee and maintain GIS related hardware and software.
GIS Budget: Manages the GIS department budget, makes and monitors purchase orders and other expenditures.
GIS Survey: organize GIS survey work and acquire GIS data.
Contract management: Drafts, negotiates and monitors contracts related to GIS system, various GIS and engineering Surveys
Staff Training: Train GIS department staff and staffs from other departments when necessary

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Minimum of a master's degree in GIS, engineer, computer science, natural science or a related field.
2. 10+ years' experience in enterprise GIS system.
3. Team work oriented and be able to work with wide range of people from different countries and cultural backgrounds
4. Self-motivated, pro-active and be able to multi-task
5. Extensive understanding and knowledge of GIS systems, including GIS data, their metadata, geospatial database,
geospatial data fusion, desktop GIS, web and mobile GIS application, future trend and development as well as some of the most popular platforms, such as ArcGIS and open source platforms.
6. Deep understanding of following platforms: Erdas Imagine, ESRI ArcGIS (including ArcMap, ArcSDE, ArcObject, ArcIMS, Image Server, ArcGIS Server, MosaicDataset, Portal for ArcGIS), AutoCAD, GDAL etc.
7. Understand and know-how to manipulate/process various GIS data, including data gathering, QA/QC, editing, geodatabase creation and management, and metadata bu

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