GIS Consultant

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Our Environmental and Social GIS team has an opportunity for a resourceful, collaborative and innovative GIS Consultant. The team believes in the power of well managed data and its visualisation through the most appropriate technology. The efficient handling, insightful analysis and visualisation of this data underpin everything that Mott MacDonald strives to achieve.

Mott MacDonald's business strategy has a significant focus on technical excellence and digital technology and as a member of the Environment and Social GIS team you will have the opportunity to contribute towards this purpose.

Joining this dynamic community, you can expect to work on a diverse range of projects from routing and design of new water pipelines, to national scale infrastructure programmes, and to biodiversity action plans where global development demands meet ecosystem protection needs.

AS a GIS Consultant you will be required to support the wider GIS team in completing activities to deadlines across a number of projects. Some of your duties will include:

  • Assist colleagues with geospatial data digitising, data management, analysis and mapping for report final figure production;

  • Evaluate user needs and provide recommendations for the most appropriate tool or suite of tools. This may include GIS specific tools, databases, or data management and handling tools including python scripting, FME workbenches or MS Flow to support project needs;

  • Identify and support opportunities for improving workflows for achieving efficiencies and innovative solutions;

  • Identify existing and new data sources to best inform project teams;

  • Implement solutions for project data management and mapping;

  • Manage mobile data collection packages for field workers;

  • Check and process incoming data and provide high-quality deliverables for colleagues and clients to use;

  • Work closely with GIS team members in ongoing development and implementation of standards and tools for day-to-day GIS processes and data management;

  • Participate in knowledge sharing and professional excellence activities in our Global GIS community of over 700 GIS specialists and users.

We welcome applications from candidates with the following qualifications and experience:


  • Postgraduate qualification in GIS, computer science, environmental management, geography or other relevant discipline;

  • A strong interest in keeping up with latest technologies and how to apply these to real business problems to provide innovative solutions;

  • A knowledge of spatial analysis workflows and work with spatial data;

  • Interested in working towards a professional body qualification through CPD;

  • Confident in working with design and engineering data such as IFC, DWG, Revit, Infraworks.

  • Experience working with a wide range of the ESRI's ArcGIS Suite of products, including ArcGIS Online/Portal for ArcGIS

  • An aptitude for problem solving using scripting (e.g. SQL, Python, ESRI Arcade, R, JavaScript) and/or FME;

  • Ability to follow guidelines with a strong attention to detail.

  • Some exposure to use of scripting and automation across the Office 365 suite (MS Power Automate, Excel VBA, Power Query, Access VBA; Power BI and SharePoint);

  • Some ability with programming (Python, HTML or JavaScript & CSS, in conjunction with ArcGIS API).