GIS Consultant

  • Competitive
  • Brüssel, Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt, Belgien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Accenture
  • 24 Sep 17

GIS Consultant

Job description
Your Position
Accenture Technology is about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialization to serve all businesses and industries. Our mission is to identify and incubate the next generation of Accenture services around disruptive technologies in anticipation of future demand from pioneering clients.

We are technology experts, who build and deliver high-quality and innovative technology solutions that help our clients to be successful and change the way their people and customers experience work, life and entertainment.

To know more about all our Technology careers, visit our website: https://www.accenture.com/technology.

Your Role
We are currently looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, positive and confident GIS Consultant to support and contribute to the delivering GIS projects in the Utility market (Electricity, Gas, Water…) across Belgium.

The candidate will have extensive experience in implementing/using GIS software (preferably GE Smallworld) and will be able to take functional and technical leadership in management and delivery of GIS project work through all parts of the project lifecycle. He/she will have experience in data acquisition, spatial analysis and data management; has at least a basic understanding of the concepts behind Enterprise Asset Management, and in particular Network related assets.

Your Responsibilities

Your main tasks/responsibilities will include:

  • Work with client business representatives and facilitate workshops to define the business requirements;
  • Translate the requirements into detailed functional designs to fulfill the client needs;
  • Assist the client in adapting the internal organization to new requirements and process designs;
  • Participate in transitioning the business requirements to the technical IT consultants, and ensure a clear and complete understanding of the requirements;
  • Test the functionalities enabled by the IT developers and ensure all business requirements are met;
  • Facilitate training to enable the business representatives and support them during testing;
  • Plan & prepare the transition into the new ERP system
  • Coordinate and supervise activities between different stakeholders (internal or external)
  • Structure and define specific solutions for issues encountered and design proposed improvements.
  • Supervise junior members of the team and identify training and professional development needs in order to grow the GIS practice
  • Have an active role in our business development assisting in proposals and bids that partly or solely involve GIS.


Basic qualifications
Your Qualifications
  • University degree in Commercial of Civil Engineering, Economical sciences, Information Technology, or a business related university with a strong IT affinity;
  • Previous experience of 1 to 5 years in either utilities or GIS application environment; preferably in SmallWorld implementations.
  • Strong interest in utilities ;
  • Knowledge of Smallworld, ArcGIS or another GIS products and an awareness of current industry trends. In particular, Knowledge of Smallworld vertical products: PNI, LNI, Electric Office, etc.
  • Experience of data management, maintenance, manipulation, quality check and quality assurance, data capture, data analysis spatial analysis, data migration and visualization

Your Profile:
  • Strong analytical skills and structure problem solving;
  • Team player;
  • Commercial spirit;
  • Result oriented;
  • Ability to deliver work on time with the required quality;
  • Excellent proficiency in English, Dutch and French is mandatory, additional languages are an asset;

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity

Your Future Working environment
If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Next to our excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits, we invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. At Accenture you will operate in a professional environment where entrepreneurship is hugely encouraged. Together with international colleagues you will work on high impact projects for many of the Fortune 500 companies.

To find out more about the role or Accenture Technology Architecture offering in general, visit our microsite: https://www.accenture.com/be-en/service-architecture-services-overview.


About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions-underpinned by the world's largest delivery network-Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com .