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Job Title: GIS Consultant – Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Location: Oxford and London

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services. We have over 140 offices in 40 countries and employ around 4,000 people. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 per cent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.
We are currently looking for a number of professional, dedicated and specialist GIS Consultants to join our successful team in Oxford and London in order to provide GIS advice and services on projects across the business; undertaking work in order to achieve positive outcomes for ERM’s clients.

  • To assist the GIS team with a focus on geospatial data manipulation, analysis and visualisation.
  • To be responsible for delivering quality projects and growing existing clients, participating in innovation initiatives and coaching and training colleagues in these services
  • To provide advice, challenge and support to clients in determining optimal approaches to achieve their business and sustainability objectives – using knowledge of GIS software and geospatial data
  • To contribute effectively to projects – undertaking research and analysis of spatial data, together with data visualisation in accordance with the brief and budget to ensure project specifications are met.
  • To manage small projects in accordance with the requirements of ERM’s project management system, including taking responsibility for client liaison, budgeting adherence to QA procedures and progress, project and financial monitoring in order to ensure that all projects are delivered to budget
  • To identify and follow up business opportunities with existing and new clients in collaboration with more senior members of the team to maximise sales.
  • To prepare or assist in the preparation of project proposals, marketing and presentation materials to produce high quality proposals
  • To ensure that project utilisation targets are met or exceeded in order to contribute to meeting team and company targets.
Some overseas and national travel will be expected as part of the role.

Key Competencies:
  • A BSc Degree or Masters Degree in GIS is essential for this role and an understanding of key GIS datasets and their usage restrictions is also required.
  • Expertise in ESRI’s ArcGIS 10 software is ideal

Essential skills:
  • Effective relationship building skills, with strong collaborative working skills and effective interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills – including oral, written and presentation skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of one or more of the ESRI GIS software add-ons and some knowledge of scripting language in a GIS environment
  • Solid experience within a consultancy setting and project management experience in an internal consulting or strategic role

How to apply
If you are interested please submit your CV and cover letter complete with current salary expectations via the appropriate location link below:

Posted: 17 August 2012
Closing Date: n/a

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