Geospatial (GIS), Systems Automation and Technology Lead

Propel Consult

Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-2541

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is looking Geospatial (GIS), Systems Automation and Technology Lead which is responsible for leading the evolution, automation, and integration of core processes within the geospatial (GIS) domain. This role involves providing innovative and creative solutions to solve complex geospatial problems, coaching and guiding through geospatial mentorship, and serving as a change agent and champion for all GIS initiatives within the organization. The individual in this role will possess domain expertise, develop a GIS vision, design a roadmap to achieve it, and lead the organization on the journey. Additionally, they will challenge thinking, encourage change, inspire and motivate individuals, and foster a teaching/learning environment that challenges members to apply critical thinking to geospatial intelligence. The Geospatial (GIS), Systems Automation and Technology Lead will also evangelize the use of GIS capabilities, stimulate new ideas and concepts, infuse GIS innovation into the organization’s culture, and consistently focus on effectiveness, efficiency, and improvement through constant self-assessment and organizational assessment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead the evolution, automation, and integration of core processes within the geospatial (GIS) domain.
• Provide innovative and creative solutions to solve complex geospatial problems.
• Coach and guide through geospatial mentorship.
• Serve as a change agent and champion for all GIS initiatives within the organization.
• Possess domain expertise and challenge everyone’s thinking.
• Develop a GIS vision, design a roadmap to achieve it, and lead the organization on the journey.
• Encourage supervisors, managers, peers, and subordinates to embrace change.
• Inspire and motivate individuals and cultivate and nurture professional and personal growth.
• Foster a teaching/learning environment that challenges members to apply critical thinking to geospatial intelligence.
• Evangelize the use of GIS capabilities and infuse GIS innovation into the organization’s culture.
• Consistently focus on effectiveness, efficiency, and improvement through constant self-assessment and organizational assessment.

Requirements:
• Extensive experience in the geospatial (GIS) domain, with a focus on systems automation and technology.
• Proven track record of providing innovative and creative solutions to solve complex geospatial problems.
• Strong coaching and mentorship skills in the geospatial (GIS) domain.
• Excellent leadership and change management abilities.
• In-depth knowledge of GIS capabilities and the ability to infuse GIS innovation into an organization’s culture.
• Strong focus on effectiveness, efficiency, and improvement through constant self-assessment and organizational assessment.

Requirements

Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Urban Planning, Geospatial Science, Engineering or field related to technology, project management.
• Preferred certifications in Project Management (e.g., PMP or PRINCE2), Quality Management System (e.g., ISO 9001), or other relevant qualifications related to Business Process Automation or GIS.
• A Master's degree or higher in relevant fields such as Business Informatics, Geospatial Information Systems, or Urban Informatics would be an added advantage.
• Extensive experience in the geospatial (GIS) domain, with a focus on systems automation and technology.
• Proven track record of providing innovative and creative solutions to solve complex geospatial problems.
• Strong coaching and mentorship skills in the geospatial (GIS) domain.
• Excellent leadership and change management abilities.
• In-depth knowledge of GIS capabilities and the ability to infuse GIS innovation into an organization’s culture.
• Strong focus on effectiveness, efficiency, and improvement through constant self-assessment and organizational assessment.

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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