KBM Resources Group- Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Manager

January 20, 2022

Job Description

  • The GIS Manager leads GIS staff to achieve project deadlines and maintains some GIS infrastructure in conjunction with IT; and is responsible to stay current with GIS technology to understand how business process can be improved or new ones developed.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Providing functional direction to and coordinating work of the GIS team; delegates project tasks to GIS staff based on individual strengths, skills sets and experience levels; and tracks project performance to make sure projects keep to pre-determined timelines.
  • Consulting clients to ascertain project purpose, needs, information required, and project timelines, and prepares billings to clients.
  • Assists with proposal writing, scoping and pricing of GIS requests.
  • Provides Quality Assurance on GIS products.
  • Utilizes mapping software to produce visualizations, reports and analyses.
  • Maintaining/upgrading GIS infrastructure; evaluating the functionality of systems; and managing the development of GIS software packages
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned
  • Leads by example demonstrating corporate values in an enthusiastic manner to achieve results individually and through team participation.
  • Identifies ways for continuous improvement of processes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and post graduate diploma in GIS together with 5 to 7 years’ experience in a similar role or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Project Management/Business Analysis designations are an asset.
  • Previous supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective clients.
  • Must develop product and industry knowledge and stay up to date on products and trends

To express an interest in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume to Shawn Mizon. We appreciate the interested of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.