GIS Supervisor

Ref No. CLGGIS321
Salary £25,000 - £30,000/annum
Benefits pension, bonus
Location Birmingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status


My client is looking for a GIS Supervisor to be based in their head office in Birmingham. They are looking for someone who is keen to work on a long term project with one of the UK's largest telecommunication operators.


GIS Supervisor

The Job

The supervisor will be responsible for assisting within a team of GIS operators and also taking data from various sources throughout the business and inputting this into the GIS system. The candidate will be part of a larger planning function and be working on major network projects for Virgin Media, Vodafone and other clients. The GIS Supervisor will have a great opportunity to learn a multitude of new skills and be supporting a much larger team and project.

A range of typical duties/responsibility would include:

  • Prioritisation of data capture work activities subject to work scheduled
  • Supervise a team of GIS Operators and GIS Administrators
  • Liaise with the planning team through the GIS Manager/supervisors for data capture schedule
  • Highlight and escalate anomalies within as-built data
  • Work to strict deadlines
  • Perform quality control checks on GIS output
  • Allocation of tasks to GIS Operators and GIS Administrators
  • Maintain and update GIS records (database, guides for best practise etc.)
  • Take an active role in the recruitment of new GIS talent

A typical range of skills we'd be looking for would include:


  • An understanding of Autocad or GIS systems/principles
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proven track record of GIS understanding
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised whilst delivering a high volume quality work.
  • Flexibility to work across multiple facets of the GIS E2E process at any given time
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Visio to accurately reproduce Fibre, RF & TELCO Straight Line Drawings in accordance with customer standards
  • Ability to draw together different technical disciplines
  • Able to communicate within a cross functional environment
  • Attention to detail in your work and taken pride in the output


  • Current and competent user of QGIS and the Intergraph GIS Software Package G/Designer (accredited by Virgin Media)
  • Familiar with Virgin Media's Fulcrum Planning Tool
  • Ability to interrogate and question a planned network design
  • Familiar with the Virgin Media Network design
  • Previous supervisory experience in a GIS environment
  • Previous GIS Quality Assurance experience

What we'll offer:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • A full induction, regular reviews and 1:1s
  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • A Pension with 5% Employer contribution
  • Free parking on site

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