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JOB TITLE Head of Database
DATE POSTED 27/01/2009
INDUSTRY Engineering/Oil/Mining
DISCIPLINE Engineer - Elect/Comm's
LOCATION Middle East - Qatar

Major Duties and Responsibilities :


  1. Prepares and documents the User Need Study and updates it on a regular basis.


  1. Compiles the Data Dictionary in line with the National GIS Steering Committee Standards and Specifications. Updates it on a regular basis.


  1. Coordinates with the other sections for procuring data and converting it into GIS format.


  1. Identifies the potential end-users, coordinate with them in identify their requirement and the deliver it to them.


  1. Dictates the access privileges for the public data keeping the secrecy and policies of the Corporation.


  1. Directs the Technologists and System Administrator for the smooth running of GIS activities and GIS Systems.


  1. Directs the System Administrator for the system configuration, cost estimation and give the feedback to the higher official for the delivery of systems required.


  1. Keeps abreast of any new technology in GIS, assess it in reference to the Corporation Guidelines and get aquatinted of the same and implement it.


  1. Makes plans to training the end users for the GIS Technology


Performs other related duties as needed upon request by the immediate supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibility :


Manage the section Network database and all the staff and their functions


Qualification Requirements:

Education & Training


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering equivalent



Job Experience

Minimum 10 Years of Experience with 2 years in a supervisory role


Nature of Supervision Received :

Operates with freedom under the policy guidelines of the Corporation and supervision by Manager to ensure the implementation of GIS Technology in the Electricity Network Affairs in particular and in the Corporation at large.


Applicable Guidelines / Manuals Required : 

National GIS standards, Electricity Data Dictionary, User Needs Study, GIS Data Specification, ESRI Standards and Guidelines.


Work Contact(s) and Purpose of Contacts

Other Corporation Directors, Managers, Department Heads and GIS Agencies to collect and dispense GIS related information.


Physical Requirements:

Physical Demand of the Work,


Medically fit


Work Environment,


100% Office and A/C environment, other Corporation offices, CGIS and other GIS agencies.


Other Significant Requirements :

Good communication skills both oral and written. Fluent in English.

Able to supervise and motivate GIS Staff.

Good skill of convincing the end users of the GIS Technology



CONSULTANT Warren Gibson


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