Company Info

SAERI
Ross Road
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Phone: 27374
Web Site: http://www.south-atlantic-research.org/

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Project Officer –IMS GIS and Data Officer


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Job ID:

389

Location:

Stanley, Falkland Islands 

Category:

GIS, GIS Analyst, GIS Data Capture, GIS Support, GIS Technician

Salary:

Competitive Salary and tax rates per year
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Job Views:

5042

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.06.2020
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Job Description:

The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute has a vacancy for a Project Officer –IMS GIS and Data Officer.

Based in Stanley, Falkland Islands. Competitive Salary and tax rates

Job Purpose: To provide GIS support to Falkland Islands Government (FIG) officers, SAERI employees and projects, NGOs in the Falkland Islands, the wider UKOTs and to manage aspects of the Falkland Islands Information Management System and GIS (IMS-GIS) Data Centre. 

The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) has been leading a project for the development and implementation of the Information Management System (IMS) and GIS Data Centre for the UKOTs in the South Atlantic region. SAOT governments have been active participants in the project and the IMS-GIS data centre has grown and developed and now  offers an online metadata catalogue as data discovery and access service; secure servers offering storage, security and backup for local data; analytical and mapping facilities supported by open source GIS courses; a series of best practice documents, guidelines, research permits, data request forms and data policy for avoiding data losses, duplication and ensuring data are documented, trackable and kept locally.

The GIS and Data Manager post focuses on two areas: 

1. Maintaining the Falkland Islands IMS-GIS Data Centre and contributing to the sustainability of the data centres in other South Atlantic Overseas Territories. 

2. Providing GIS services and training courses (from basic to advanced QGIS tools, spatial database and webGIS design and implementation) to SAERI employees, SAERI projects, FIG officers, NGOs in the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Islands and to organisations working in partnership with SAERI.

Essential criteria applicants should have include:
  • Qualified with to degree level greater in Geography, Informatics, Geoscience, Geomatics, Engineering or related subjects
  • Proven knowledge of GNU/Linux (Debian/Ubuntu distributions) server system administration
  • Proven long term experience of working with open source software/system administration
  • Remote sensing experience
  • Familiar and confident in writing SQL and spatial SQL codes for querying data in spatial databases (PostgreSQL)
  • Being a problem solver with good interpersonal skills who can listen and help a variety of audience, including international scientists, government officers, NGOs, private sector (Directors, CEOs) to clarify needs, set targets and find the best solutions to them.
Further information can be obtained from Tara Pelembe, Deputy Director - Innovation, SAERI by emailing tpelembe@saeri.ac.fk

Application forms and job descriptions are available online at www.south-atlantic-research.org/jobs/ or from our Stanley office.

Completed forms should be returned by 16th March 2020.


Company Info


SAERI
Ross Road
Stanley, Falkland Islands
Phone: 27374
Web Site: http://www.south-atlantic-research.org/

Project Officer –IMS GIS and Data Officer

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

389

Location:

Stanley, Falkland Islands 

Category:

GIS, GIS Analyst, GIS Data Capture, GIS Support, GIS Technician

Salary:

Competitive Salary and tax rates per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

5042

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.06.2020
col-wide   

Job Description:

The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute has a vacancy for a Project Officer –IMS GIS and Data Officer.

Based in Stanley, Falkland Islands. Competitive Salary and tax rates

Job Purpose: To provide GIS support to Falkland Islands Government (FIG) officers, SAERI employees and projects, NGOs in the Falkland Islands, the wider UKOTs and to manage aspects of the Falkland Islands Information Management System and GIS (IMS-GIS) Data Centre. 

The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) has been leading a project for the development and implementation of the Information Management System (IMS) and GIS Data Centre for the UKOTs in the South Atlantic region. SAOT governments have been active participants in the project and the IMS-GIS data centre has grown and developed and now  offers an online metadata catalogue as data discovery and access service; secure servers offering storage, security and backup for local data; analytical and mapping facilities supported by open source GIS courses; a series of best practice documents, guidelines, research permits, data request forms and data policy for avoiding data losses, duplication and ensuring data are documented, trackable and kept locally.

The GIS and Data Manager post focuses on two areas: 

1. Maintaining the Falkland Islands IMS-GIS Data Centre and contributing to the sustainability of the data centres in other South Atlantic Overseas Territories. 

2. Providing GIS services and training courses (from basic to advanced QGIS tools, spatial database and webGIS design and implementation) to SAERI employees, SAERI projects, FIG officers, NGOs in the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Islands and to organisations working in partnership with SAERI.

Essential criteria applicants should have include:
  • Qualified with to degree level greater in Geography, Informatics, Geoscience, Geomatics, Engineering or related subjects
  • Proven knowledge of GNU/Linux (Debian/Ubuntu distributions) server system administration
  • Proven long term experience of working with open source software/system administration
  • Remote sensing experience
  • Familiar and confident in writing SQL and spatial SQL codes for querying data in spatial databases (PostgreSQL)
  • Being a problem solver with good interpersonal skills who can listen and help a variety of audience, including international scientists, government officers, NGOs, private sector (Directors, CEOs) to clarify needs, set targets and find the best solutions to them.
Further information can be obtained from Tara Pelembe, Deputy Director - Innovation, SAERI by emailing tpelembe@saeri.ac.fk

Application forms and job descriptions are available online at www.south-atlantic-research.org/jobs/ or from our Stanley office.

Completed forms should be returned by 16th March 2020.