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GIS Analyst

A leader in digital map data provision is looking for a junior GIS analyst to join their team in the beautiful city of DUBAI.

Permanent position
GIS analyst
TAX FREE 10000 AED / per month
House allowance
Transport Allowance 

Overall purpose of the job:

The Geographic Analyst's function is to create and update the database of a limited territory. The job consists in gathering and updating geographical and touring information directly from the field.

The Geographic Analyst will support the activities of the Team Leader by the evaluation and reporting of the data base content and any problem


  • Identification of the present and future sources of information
  • Responsibility, ownership and planning of minor geographical areas, including desk research and field work
  • Delivery of own projects to pre determined time scales
  • Get all relevant information regarding any modification to be input into the database
  • Validation of the information (reliability, quality)
  • Identification of and negotiations with potential official contacts to get the maximum of reliable information
  • Analysis of aerials, maps, points of interest
  • Assistance with driving, fieldwork, plot delivery,
  • Input of the information on the G.W.S. system, up-date of the data base
  • Any other activity that the Management may require


  • Graduate level
  • Fluent in English and Arabic
  • Computer skills and technical input
  • Good communication skills
  • Drivers license
  • Knowledge in (land) surveying
  • Knowledge in GIS could be a plus

Internal and external relationships:


Internal: All other geo-analysts

Reporting structure:

Indicate the position which this post reports into: Team Leader

Indicate any positions which this post has authority over: None

Please send your cv to

Contact information Zena Rabia,Middle East Expert, Abraxas plc: United Kingdom House, 180 Oxford Street, London W1D 1NN, 1178725 Registered in England (email: )
Phone: + 44 (0) 20 7255 5569 ; Fax: +44 (0) 20 7636 0333
News type Vacancies
File link n/a
Source of information Abraxas plc
Keyword(s) GIS
Geographical coverage United Arab Emirates
News date 11/12/2008
Working language(s) ARABIC , ENGLISH