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Greenspace Information for Greater London CIC (GiGL) is recruiting a Database Officer to join our team and help deliver our vision of Londonís natural environment being appreciated, understood, considered, and improved. If you have a passion for data and Londonís natural environment, and believe that decision-making based on good quality information is vital, donít miss this exciting opportunity to join GiGL.

 

This role is an opportunity for the right person to gain experience in the varied remit of local environmental records centres and our work as a social enterprise in the capital. The post is a fixed term of one year.

 

You will have primary responsibility for the updating and editing of GiGLís core open and green space spatial datasets. These data underpin the delivery of services to GiGLís partners and wider community, who require insights into Londonís natural environment based on the evidence base.

 

Datasets are maintained within custom databases that you will use to check, verify, edit and update spatial data. You will liaise with partner data suppliers, data users and the team to ensure these datasets support GiGLís data curation and insights services. Partner organisations include decision-makers, land managers, local authorities and conservation organisations in the capital.  

 

The successful candidate will be a proficient user of GIS software and have excellent knowledge of data editing and manipulation. Organised and reliable, you will possess good communication skills and have a keen eye for detail. An understanding of the importance of responsible data handling and data standards is essential. Understanding of urban landscape planning and/or habitat survey methods is an advantage.

 

For more information and to download the application pack please visit our website here.

 

Salary: £22,882 per annum

 

Closing Date: 4th November 2018 at 9:30am

 

Interview Date: 15th November 2018 

 

 

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