Data and GIS Assistant

  • Contract
  • Oxford

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Job Purpose

To work in the Ecology Team to process, analyse and disseminate ecological and reserve
management data.

Reporting Line

The post holder reports to the Data and GIS Officer

Line Management

This post has no line reports

Key Responsibilities

  • Process ecological data in accordance with agreed priorities
  • Help with data analysis requests from across the organisation
  • Train and support others in the use of data and GIS systems
  • Keep GIS information held by the Trust accurate, up to date and accessible
  • Help the Ecology Team deliver ecological surveys
  • Contribute to report writing
  •  Any other duties as delegated by the Chief Executive, Line Manager or Director.

Person Specification

  • Ability to rapidly learn new software
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced Excel or other spreadsheet skills
  • Some experience of scripting
  • Ability to use ArcGIS or other GIS software
  • Ability to deliver training
  • Ecological monitoring skills and knowledge, or in-depth knowledge of the conservation sector
  • Good interpersonal skills and able work well as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate the BBOWT behaviours and values

Measurements Of Success

  • Strong team-working in the Ecology Team and across the Trust as a whole
  • Data processed efficiently and accurately, and easily available to employees
  • Relevant employees and volunteers trained and supported to access and use data
  • Input into key reports such as the five-yearly Conservation Report

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