Project Manager - GIS

Sharq, Kuwait


• Establishes and maintains the properly requested manning levels.
• Ensures proper documentation of the project and successful closure of the client contract.
• Ensures cost control measures, invoicing, and reporting.
• Prepares monthly schedule of activities and monitors the progress of the implementation of project.
• Prepares specific technical reports related to studies which are required by Client.
• Leads and supervises the team members for optimized operations.
• Manages daily work activities organizing, prioritizing; and assigning work, monitoring status of work in progress and inspecting completed work consulting with assigned staff assisting with complex/problem situations and providing technical expertise.

• Coordinates all project activities in compliance with the contractual obligations and be the authority to be referred to on a constant basis.
• Ensures quality of Services and supervision of the project activities.
• Performs generalized coordination of tasks between all the project stakeholders and follow up of its implementation.
• Ensures that all safety regulations and all government regulations pertaining to the team members and execution of the Services are fully complied with.
• Has overall responsibility for ensuring that key GIS work elements database, infrastructure, applications, and staff resources are managed, maintained, and enhanced to meet agreed upon project and contract requirements.
• Responsible for evaluating existing systems and/or new user needs for the enterprise spatial data operations, data governance and data related service offerings.
• Works with the Client's users to understand their business activities, workflows, and needs; determine how GIS technology can help meet their needs and formulate and implement cost effective GIS-based solutions.
• Development of weekly and monthly statistics for the geospatial service offerings and reporting the same.
• Oversees all enterprise GIS operations including database management and administration, data development, system administration. technical consulting, marketing, and training.

• Acts as a main point of contact to report to the direct manager project risks, issues and communicate new business leads or opportunities with the Client site.
• Liaises with various Client' Teams and other stakeholders as required for the related Services.

• Creates and manages the scope, schedule, and contractual deliverables through the application of planning, tracking, quality assurance, change control and risk management.
• Manages customer relationships and expectations.
• Provides the company with the yearly GIS teamwork plan at the beginning of every year.


• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Geography, Earth Science, Engineering or similar field (MBA or related graduate degree preferred).
• Project Management Professional (PMP).
• Ten (10) years’ experience in managing enterprise implementation of Geographic Information Systems or related fields.
• Well versed in knowledge management tools, techniques, and infrastructure/architecture.
• Proven project management skills in coordinating activities.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills to balance and prioritize multiple tasks; and ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
• Skilled knowledge of GIS, Geodesy, Remote sensing, and Survey.
• Experience related to GIS Integration with other core business systems such as Work Management, Land Information Management Systems, and Customer Information Systems, Computer Aided Drafting and design Systems, modeling applications, Electronic Document, Management Systems.
• Experience in working with state and local governments, especially as it relates to the utilization of GIS technology and geospatial solutions.
• Knowledge and expertise in the latest suite of GIS Enterprise level Services software systems and modules.
• Have supervisory capability to direct the Services and manage the team.
• Capable of making quick, sound decisions.
• Capable of conducting relevant technical studies whenever advised or asked for.
• Desirable Oil and Gas experience or background.
• Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Arabic and English language.