GIS Analyst

The Rivers Trust

Home-based in England (Bristol or Manchester preferred)
£23,090 - £28,864 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 14th August 2020   1 day left

GIS Analyst

Are you an experienced GIS professional looking for a new and exciting challenge in the environmental NGO sector and passionate about the role of community organisations in delivering a more sustainable future for our environment?

Salary: £23,090 to £28,864 dependent on experience (a higher pay grade will be considered for candidates with extensive relevant experience)

Location: Home-based in England. SW (Bristol) or NW (Manchester) preferred.

Pension: Rivers Trusts Pension Scheme, with a 6% employer contribution subject to a minimum 4% employee contribution

Life Assurance: Three times salary for all members of the Pension Scheme

Annual Leave: 25 days (plus public holidays)

The Rivers Trust is looking for an environmental scientist with strong GIS and data analysis skills to join its Data & Evidence team. Working alongside experienced RT staff and partners, you will provide technical support and knowledge-sharing solutions to facilitate the use of data and evidence for integrated catchment management in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

The role includes:

  • Providing technical spatial analysis and data management support and training for the 100+ Catchment-Based Approach (CaBA) partnerships in England.
  • Development and distribution of data and resources and development of online support programme via the CaBA knowledge base (
  • Providing technical support and knowledge sharing input to a range of European catchment management projects. Building on the CaBA resources to provide expertise and support to several European projects in Ireland and mainland Europe.

As a minimum you should have:

  • 3 years relevant work experience, some of which needs to be in a dispersed or remote team.
  • Based in England. SW (Bristol) or NW (Manchester) are preferred to maximise the face to face time with the existing team.
  • ArcGIS Online (ESRi) experience.
  • ArcGIS Desktop and Pro experience.
  • Knowledge transfer or teaching experience.

Desirable experience so that we can grow the wider capability of the team:

  • Catchment management skills or experience.
  • Environmental modelling experience.
  • Programming experience (PYTHON or R).
  • Research experience.
  • Water quality or flow monitoring and data management.
  • Q-GIS.

Application Closing Date: 14th August 2020

Please send your completed application form, equal opportunities form and covering letter to by 5pm on the 14th August.

Detailed job description and application pack are available from We anticipate that online interviews will take place on line in late August – early September.

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