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GIS Data Coordinator

Posted: 31 Jul 2020 Closes: 7 Aug 2020
Birmingham Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20000512

Reporting to the GIS Manager Spatial Data, as the GIS Data Coordinator you will support HS2 in the form of GIS data management and all related activities. The role requires strong GIS skills across many disciplines for design, construction and operations and maintenance. The post holder will be working within the Digital Engineering team supporting delivery functions and interfacing with suppliers across information types (graphical, non-graphical and geospatial).


About the role:

  • Responsible for management of data exchanges of suppliers within the HS2 Common Data Environment, with particular focus on GIS data.
  • Responsible for reporting data quality issues and analysis of root causes to the Digital Engineering Team, HS2 Delivery Teams and Suppliers, with particular focus on GIS data.
  • Responsible for compliance, of data created within HS2 and Suppliers, with Digital Engineering standards, specifications and operating procedures..
  • Responsible for developing and delivering training and support to relevant HS2 business functions, Delivery Teams and our Suppliers regarding HS2 standards, specifications, tools and operating procedures.
  • Responsible for identifying areas for improvement and feedback into information requirements, specification development and standards creation through appropriate governance channels. Contribute to the management of the HS2's Common Data Environment and governance of information, with a particular focus on GIS data.
  • Contribute, to undertake transformation of data for other functional uses within HS2 and facilitating appropriate data assurance and approval by others.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Digital Engineering programme. This could include but is not limited to, benefits realisation, integration and evolution of data standards and tools, and raising awareness of HS2's Digital Engineering strategic goals within HS2, Supply Chain and external stakeholders.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.


About You:
  • Data specialism in GIS data and modelling.
  • Data content and production management.
  • Data quality techniques, processes and analysis.
  • Data assurance techniques and processes.
  • Communication skills to support training and upskilling.
  • Stakeholder engagement.
  • Critical thinking and analysis.
  • Knowledge of GIS and its application
  • Knowledge of data content and production management
  • Knowledge of data quality techniques and data assurance processes
  • Knowledge of stakeholder engagement
  • Knowledge of BIM Processes as outlined in ISO19650 and related industry standards
  • Knowledge of Data Interoperability
  • Knowledge Data Protection and Security
  • Knowledge of Automation (Scripts and processes)
  • Knowledge of Information governance
  • Awareness of Linear Assets and end state Asset Management
  • Awareness of Data Integration, Analytics and Visualisation
  • Awareness of Data Specialism: CAD data management
  • Awareness of data specialism: Asset information management
  • Data management, and data quality & assurance experience throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Experience of working with open formats to enable data interoperability and encourage a software agnostic approach.
  • Experience of raising awareness of Digital Engineering, delivering briefing sessions and providing support throughout an organisation and its supply chain.
  • Experience of working within set standards, processes and systems but with an expectation to contribute to decision making on process improvement.

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK's new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain's major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others' health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our 'Safe at Heart' programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.

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