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GIS Project Manager

Company: GHD
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Join the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. GHD Digital is a trusted client partner supporting their digital transformation while creating tangible value by combining engineering, industry and digital expertise. The GIS Project Manager is part of the GHD Digital Intelligence team that is tasked with driving development and commercialization of new location intelligence products and services across the enterprise. This role is open to remote office in any location near a GHD hub office in California. Locations include Irvine, Eureka, San Luis Obisbo, Santa Rosa and Emeryville. GHD Digital is one of the fastest growing technology services company's in North America. This position is an opportunity to work with GIS/Location Intelligence and Digital intelligence to expand one's technological skills in consulting. Project Managers at GHD develop long-lasting client relationships both internal and external, and develop materials to showcase and promote projects and solutions. Project Managers may or may not have reporting staff and are part of larger technical teams focused on project delivery. Responsibilities:

  • Write winning proposals and develop marketing material and responsd to sole source public RFP's
  • Provide Project Management services within GHD's quality framework, successfully communicating technical solutions to a wide audience visually and verbally, and properly scope and estimate project costs
  • Manage financial delivery and client satisfaction aspects of projects and tasks
  • Lead progress, tracking and delivery in an agile and responsible way, and develop client relationships with trust and collaboration
  • Lend subject matter expertise to colleagues, clients and the geospatial community
  • Trouble-shoot and define solutions, interests and engagements on industry developments and generosly share knowledge, feedback and ideas with teams internal and external.
  • Demonstrate expertise in cartography, data management, data interoperability, and Esri system interactions and capabilities As the ideal GIS Project Manager candidate, you are familiar with consulting and with local government workings, have a strong background in applied geospatial sciences and solutions, and work well in multi-disciplinary teams. You have the capability to trouble-shoot, problem-solve and clearly communicate challenges and alternative solutions that map to our core assets and solve the customers' business needs. Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in related fields such as GIS and Location Intelligence
    • Five years successful delivery or project management in a consultative or solution-oriented team-based environment
    • Client facing experience, preferably selling geospatial solutions
    • Experience with the Esri suite of products including Desktop, Web-based and Mobile
    • Knowledgeable in the business application of geospatial sciences and solutions across various environmental engineering fields (environment, water, energy, transport, etc.)
    • Experience identifying new opportunities with existing customers
    • Capable of providing clear, precise, and effective communication in written and verbal format to both internal and external audiences Preferred Qualifications:
      • MBA or MS in Geospatial Science, Data Science or other relevant degree.
      • GISP certification
      • Proven track-record of success in a team selling environment and project management into large government agencies and business entities on GIS planning and implementation.
      • Open to travel domestic travel up to 40%, health and safety permitting As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. #LI-EB1

Keywords: GHD, Irvine , GIS Project Manager, Executive , Irvine, California

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