8 months ago
Graduate Development Programme 2019 GIS
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Job Location: Reading
Salary Details: Not Specified
Type of contract: Graduate Programme
Vacancy Reference: 432
Start your journey.Define your future.
PBA stands on the outskirts of convention and at the forefront of cutting edge consultancy, delivering trusted advice for over 50 years. Our graduates don’t conform to the ordinary – we design, we advise, we deliver and have a passion for what we practice. It’s that same approach to our clients that will help you succeed on our excellent Graduate Development Programme.
This is an invitation for you to to join us on an exciting journey. One where you can bring to life a diverse range of projects and work with leading clients.
Through our experienced GIS (Geographic Information Systems) team PBA is at the forefront of digital geographical information, providing analytical tools and data tailored to the need of our client.
We have had access to the latest software and technology, enabling advanced spatial analysis and visualisation of complex spatial phenomenon. Through the use of web-based GIS tools, 3D visualisation, and mobile survey technology, PBA offers the best solution for the project, and provides insightful, clear support.
Using our up-to-date data store, the GIS team is able to develop new tools and products to support decision-making and increase efficiency across all disciplines.
To join our Graduate Development Programme you need to be passionate and ready to join a leading consultancy to help deliver our projects for our clients. A creative mind is key; you’ll need to demonstrate ‘outside the box’ thinking and innovation in your work to date.
The successful candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player and should have a GIS, Geography, Environmental or similar degree. Ideally the candidate will have undertaken GIS projects, work experience or similar during the course of their degree and should be well versed in common geospatial concepts. In addition the candidate must:
* Have experience with the use of ArcGIS desktop for analysis and visualisation
* Have experience in developing tools using model-builder and/or python
* Understand the concepts and the importance of spatial data management
* Be highly organised and have excellent attention to detail
* Have a flexible approach to work to meet business demands
* Have the ability to communicate and liaise with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
* Be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Your Professional Development
A vital part of your development at PBA is your progression from graduate to a recognised professional in your chosen discipline. We work with you to offer not just the projects and opportunities to ensure that this happens but also the mentoring and support that you need too. We have capability to offer progression through incorporation, chartership and recognition with institutions such as ICE, IStructE, CIWEM, CIHT, TPP and more.
We offer our Graduates a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus scheme, a matching contributory pension scheme, payment of one professional subscription, annual leave buy or sell and a flexible benefits package (including a flexible benefits allowance), which allows you to choose from a variety of flexible benefits including:
* Gym Membership
* Travel insurance
* Dental insurance
* Private Medical insurance
* Critical Illness and Life Assurance cover