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An appropriate 4-year B-Degree in GISc or relevant qualification; A minimum
of 6 years post qualification GISc professional experience; Compulsory
registration with South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as a GISc
Professional; A valid driving licence (Code B or Higher). Recommendation: A
Practical experience in the following: ArcGIS packages to support data and
spatial analytics; Visualisation to support decision-making for informed service
delivery; The development of norms and standards for the purpose of data
governance; Stakeholder relations; Advocacy; Communities of best practices.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: GISc, legal, and operational
compliance; GISc Implementation standards development; GISc applications
and GISc operational communication; Spatial modelling design and analysis;
Research and development; Strategic management information, policy
analysis, monitoring and review and business intelligence; High performance
culture. Skills needed: Analytical; Interpretative; Problem solving; Decision
making; Programme and project management; Team leadership; Strong
interpersonal; Co-creation; Responsiveness; Planning; Organising; People
management; Financial management; Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft
Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc); Excellent communication
(verbal and written) and Presentation.


Lead, develop and maintain an integrated spatial information system to support
data and spatial analytics within the Provincial Data Office for informed service
delivery and improved socio-economic outcomes; Develop, adopt, and
maintain standards for GIS and data governance standards for integration into
the data and information systems in WCG and with local authorities; Develop
advanced data and spatial analytic capabilities linking to areas of spatial
analysis, spatial modelling, spatial decision support and policy analysis; Cocreate, coordinate, and facilitate initiatives on small geographical area statistics
for policy decision-making; Facilitate advocacy and ensure capacity building
on GIS as a decision-making support system in the province; Interacting within
provincial, national and local stakeholders and partners such as Committee for
spatial Information (CSI) on spatial data and information ensuring best data
governance practices for spatial data.

To apply for this job please visit www.dpsa.gov.za.