Vacancy: TVERC Biodiversity Data Manager

Do you love working with geospatial data?

Want to play an important role in using technology to help our communities use what we know about the natural environment more effectively?

We are recruiting for a Biodiversity Data Manager.

In your role as Biodiversity Data Manager you will take ownership of managing our data. Much of this is geospatial and you and the TVERC team will use it to provide services to our customers to help their decision making. You will set data standards alongside maintaining and developing tools and processes to ensure high levels of data quality and consistency, through the data lifecycle including acquisition, storage, analysis and presentation. 

We are keen to seek and implement improvements to our data platform and services, and this role is critical in taking this forward. We are always looking to extend the types and volumes of data we can hold and use, and you will ensure our systems can support these.

We are a small team, and you will need to provide them with support and assistance in making full use of our systems. Many of the projects we work on with our customers use the data in new and innovative ways, this role is key in helping extend our possibilities.

You will be a confident toolmaker using Geographic Information Systems and have solid experience using and managing geospatial data including creating and maintaining databases. 

You must enjoy collaborating as part of a small team but be confident to work independently.   Comfortable taking ownership of problems and being resourceful and creative in resolving them. 

An understanding of the ecological and planning contexts of our services is important. As the quality of our data and services are critical you will have very good attention to detail, be conscientious, methodical and accurate in you approach.

For the full job description and in order to apply click here.

The closing date for applications is 20th December 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing 11th January 2021

For further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Steve Wilkes (Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre Director) on Steve.Wilkes@Oxfordshire.gov.uk or 07917 921410.

Posted: December 4, 2020