March 11, 2019



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GIS Specialist (Contract) - Central Birmingham

Are you an experienced GIS Specialist looking for a new challenge with an exciting, growing, and dynamic business working on well-known Utility and Infrastructure Projects?

Dalcour Maclaren is a growing business that has been placed in “The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to work for” in 2017 and 2018. A career with us brings great opportunities to work with well-known organisations in Utilities including Telecoms, Power, Water, and Infrastructure providing property consultancy and management advice.

Our expertise is highly sought after in national cross-country projects, referencing land, property management, acquisitions, route feasibility, compulsory purchase, and negotiation of compensation claims.

What to expect

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team at Dalcour Maclaren and to work on HS2 with our client, Fusion. You’ll be involved in delivering this high-profile infrastructure project between London and Leamington Spa.

As a GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Specialist you will be required to edit, manage and analyse spatial data using ArcGIS / ArcPro enabling you to deliver GIS plans and mapping, typically identifying land ownership, land access, utility routing, fencing and legal plans. In addition, you will be required to present expert GIS advice to our clients as necessary.

You’ll have the opportunity on this 6-12 month contract to get involved and be responsible for a range of tasks from managing data using our bespoke databases, mobile application development to serving vital project information to our clients via our WebGIS. You’ll work with our team to continuously review our processes and service to our internal and external clients, ensuring quality standards are met at all times.

What you'll need

You’ll have experience in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and have used ESRI ArcGIS software for spatial data capture, management and analysis. You may have a degree or postgraduate qualification in GIS or a closely related subject such as Geography, Surveying, Land Management with a large GIS component.

You’ll be passionate about GIS and may have some experience of utilities, energy, and infrastructure projects. You’ll have a strong map production background with excellent attention to detail and be familiar with Land Registry, Ordnance Survey, and other UK wide datasets / sources.

You’ll have great written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work closely with internal and external stakeholders. In addition, if you have a knowledge of surveying and commercial awareness that would be useful.

So why us?

You’ll be joining a growing business with ambitious plans that encourages personal and professional development. You’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a fantastic team, along with excellent benefits including competitive pension plan and bonus scheme. Make Dalcour Maclaren the perfect place to continue your journey.

Other information

Location: Snow Hill, Birmingham
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Closing Date: 27th March 2019

Please email your CV to with a covering letter outlining your motivation for this role.

Dalcour Maclaren is committed to equal opportunities for all.

Dalcour Maclaren considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation List. Therefore, Dalcour Maclaren will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.


Looking for a new opportunity?

Full of drive and want to work for a dynamic and innovative company? Talk to us about opportunities at Dalcour Maclaren.

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