Project Officer - IMS GIS and Data Officer
The South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute has a vacancy for a Project Officer - IMS GIS and Data Officer.
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:
Essential criteria applicants should have include:
Further information can be obtained from Tara Pelembe, Deputy Director - Innovation, SAERI by emailing email@example.com
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.