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GIS Analyst

Perth, Scotland, Perth & Kinross
£35142 - £40246 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2024

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We have an exciting opportunity within SSEN Transmission for a GIS Analyst in the Asset Management & Operations Team, supporting the "Pathway to 2030" objectives and helping deliver our Net Zero goals.

About the role

Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness or Glasgow

Salary: £35,142 - £40,246 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As a GIS Analyst some of your key responsibilities will include:

- Providing excellent GIS support, training, and guidance to colleagues across the Transmission business.

- Creating and maintaining the Transmission asset register to the required integrity and quality standards, including appropriate metadata.

- Helping develop the ESRI enterprise GIS solution to meet the needs of individual tasks and wider business processes.

- Supporting the integration of the GIS applications and spatial datasets with other business systems.

- Developing and protecting important internal and external stakeholder relationships to support good communication and efficient workflows.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A GIS-related degree or equivalent experience with knowledge of GIS programming/scripting languages (e.g. FME, Python, SQL, Arcade).

- Expertise in ESRI's ArcGIS Enterprise system, including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Apps.

- Familiarity with a diverse range of data types and formats including terrestrial and marine datasets, and LIDAR, CAD and BIM.

- Substantial knowledge of the use and potential of GIS-based systems, coupled with a deep understanding of the core principles of GIS and data management.

- An understanding of the Major Projects Governance Framework and the ethos, gates, and requirements within energy networks or similar.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Iona on 01738 344049.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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