GIS Coordinator

£275 - £375 per day
19 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Nathan Stonelake
Contract Type
Full Time

* Project manage the timely delivery of high quality GIS analyses and products through the full GIS

life-cycle, ensuring all stakeholder's requirements are identified, specified, designed and integrated

with existing systems through liaison with internal and external multi-disciplinary stakeholders e.g.

Environment, Engineering, Property, Delivery, Consultation and Stakeholder engagement.

* Apply advanced GIS skills, principles and knowledge to undertake and coordinate complex GIS analysis

and development, including web/mobile solutions, cartographic map outputs, data

conversions/editing/capture, automated workflows and spatial database management in order to

support programme needs e.g. Public Consultations, Parliamentary Questions, Ministerial Briefings

and Safeguarding.

* Coordinate staff from consultant’s and report on their performance and delivery of GIS products;

ensure deliverables are in line with HS2 standards, project scope, requirements and the HS2 BIM


* Take responsibility for GIS team tasks; ensure successful delivery within timescale, budget and quality

in line with HS2 and industry standards; coordinate staff from other functions in HS2 where required.

* Develop, review and assure HS2 GIS standards and specifications are adhered to through

implementing and managing effective quality assurance and contractual processes in support of the

HS2 BIM strategy to ensure a consistent and controlled version of approved spatial information is

maintained, shared and managed throughout the HS2 programme.

* Promote the uptake of GIS and BIM technologies, provide training, and deliver presentations to both

internal and external audiences.

* Look for business development opportunities and innovations in geospatial and BIM, in order to deliver

a truly world class infrastructure project.

* Manage and quality assure the GIS outputs to HS2 standards completed by more junior members of

the team and provide them with feedback and guidance to enable them to grow as GIS professionals.

* Actively keep up-to-date with all GIS technologies and BIM developments to maintain personal

expertise and contribute to the development of the GIS team through sharing of ideas and


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

* Minimum of degree (or equivalent) in a relevant GIS subject or similar.
* Project management experience/qualification e.g. PRINCE2 , AGILE.
* Strong cartographic/data management skills.
* Proven expertise in the ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise stack and spatial analytical tools.
* Knowledge of CAD data structure format and engineering design data.
* Knowledge of information management processes and best practice.
* Knowledge of web and mobile GIS solutions.
* Understanding of BIM and how GIS integrates and delivers BIM requirements.
* Ability to engage and influence across the organisation effectively with colleagues at all levels.

Personal Qualities

* Highly driven with effective organisational and problem-solving skills.
* Attention to detail and accuracy.
* Proactive and takes initiative.
* Ability to cope in a pressurised environment with tight deadlines.
* Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and relationship building skills with the ability to be
* influence and communicate with people at all levels of the organisation.


The job holder;

- Accepts or rejects GIS products from consultants.

- Approves or provides feedback on GIS products for smaller delegated GIS projects from the manager completed by more junior members of the team.

- Standards, procedures, committee papers, project plans and business cases must be referred to a GIS Manager for review.

- Make recommendations for the line manager’s approval on development of the team strategy and

Facts and Figures

* This person has no budget responsibility.
* This person does not formerly performance manage any members of the team. They may indirectly manage other GIS staff to support them on projects, as required.
* They deputise for the GIS Manager when they are on annual leave or unable to attend meetings.

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