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Geographical Information System (GIS) Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Responsible for GIS projects, implementing new tools, data model design and data objects.
Responsible for providing GIS consultancy/expertise/advise/training to departments and individuals.
Responsible for managing and maintaining the Company GIS, web services, tools and data.
Responsible for establishing robust GIS data management processes and workflows across the Company.
Responsible for ensuring efficient access to and the integrity of the GIS tools and data.
Responsible for ensuring the accurate positioning of data in the GIS.
Focal point for all GIS requirements in the Company.
Administer & manage Flex-based Web GIS platform is available to deliver GIS to all Company staff.
Develop, advise, maintain and respond to client requirements pertaining to the Company GIS with data and tools pertaining to offshore facilities, seabed assets, seabed and subsurface information. Deliver GIS data projects per year, value 50K$+ per project.
- Promote the usage of the GIS throughout the company.
- Cultivate and maintain a strong relationship with internal stakeholders ensuring that GIS projects, data and geo spatial products meet with their expectations and specifications.
- Pursue the continual improvement of processes and methodology and propose new and innovative developments and follow up their implementation.
- Source, load, convert, manage and ensure the timely delivery of new GIS data accounting for QC & ownership/confidentiality procedures and metadata updates
- Create, publish & administer web services using ArcGIS Server.
- Develop and maintain the Company GIS data model to ensure timely updates and efficient modifications.
- Provide support, resource and expertise to the Emergency Management and Oil Spill response teams (24h call rota)
- Support the development of a cohesive geospatial data strategy/framework and integration of data from all Company domains.
- Maintain a strong link with the Company IS department to ensure correct deployment of GIS projects and tools.
- Successfully execute, monitor and close out GIS projects by managing the planning, specification, tendering, contracting and implementation of GIS software solutions to ensure that technical and business objectives are met and that projects are completed on time and within budget. This includes managing requirements/scope, stakeholders, time, resources, communication, cost, integration, risk, quality and procurement.
- Report department activities to the Head of Geomatics with particular attention to decisions impacting the Reservoir and Geosciences Department.
- Provide GIS developments and support for internal stakeholders as required.
- Al Shaheen infrastructure comprises of 9 installations, 33 platforms, 3 SPM's, 2 FSO's, 382.3 km of pipelines and 95.8 km of cables. 3rd party operator surface and subsea assets lie within close proximity and typically traverses NOC infrastructure.
- Assist Head of Geomatics in the tight financial and budgetary control of projects, contracts, materials and services.
- Doha (Qatar) office. Standard office hours, 5 days a week.
Education: MSc in Geographical Information Systems.
Professional experience: Minimum 8 years experience with GIS in the wider E&P domain.
Technical competencies: Administration of ArcGIS Desktop/Server/Enterprise, SDE, PostGIS admin, Python, AutoCAD, web mapping management (Flex/JavaScript), with demonstrable understanding of geodesy, topographic, hydrographic and offshore construction methodologies and the associated geospatial data deliverables.
Knowledge of E&P software e.g. Petrel/Studio, Techlog, Compass, Flare, etc
Project management skills: PMI or PRINCE an advantage.
Behavioral competencies: strong communication skills, taking initiatives and decisions.
Other competencies: Proficient in written and spoken technical English.

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