GIS Business Executive (GIS Specialist) at Geospatial Research Ltd June, 2024

June 1, 2024

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Position Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced GIS Business Executive (GIS Specialist) to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in GIS technologies and experience in facilitating training sessions. This role requires a proactive individual who can drive business growth, manage client relationships, and deliver exceptional GIS training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement GIS business strategies to drive growth and market presence.
  • Facilitate comprehensive GIS training sessions for clients and internal teams.
  • Manage and maintain client relationships, ensuring high levels of satisfaction.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret geospatial data from various sources (government agencies, surveys, remote sensing, open-source repositories, etc.) 
  • Develop and maintain spatial databases, ensuring data accuracy and integrity
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities within the GIS sector.
  • Create high-quality maps, charts, and visualizations to communicate complex spatial information effectively.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to design and deliver customized GIS solutions.
  • Conduct market research to stay updated with industry trends and competitor activities.
  • Analysing spatial data through the use of mapping software (ArcGIS Pro, QGIS
  • Contribute to proposals and technical reports related to GIS applications. 
  • Stay current with emerging GIS technologies and trends.

Required Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in GIS and Remote Sensing or Master in Geographic Information Systems or related field.
  • Relevant working knowledge of specialized software GIS packages: ArcGIS and QGIS including the deployment of field-based mobile data collection devices (i.e. ODK, CAPI, Kobo toolbox, etc.)
  • Proven experience as a GIS Specialist with a strong understanding of GIS technologies and applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating training sessions and developing training materials.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach to work.


  • Competitive salary (negotiable based on experience).
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.

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