Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Senior Analyst, Geomatics

 Senior Analyst, Geomatics

ADNOC is one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.

Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

Here at ADNOC, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us.

By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life.

Company : ADNOC HQ

Job Purpose

Create spatial datasets, prepare maps and maintain databases. Lead analysis of geo-database and provides with geographic information system (GIS) and mapping services as required for the E&P activities. Plan and produces all necessary maps for E&P activities and beyond including design, configuration and maintenance of the upstream and ADNOC group associated GIS websites.

Job Specific Accountabilities (Part 1)

•    Analyse ADNOC E&P geodatabase, including licensing, web GIS applications and ensure timely and accurate administration of the same.

•    Implement E&P web-based GIS and analyses / monitors GIS system usage including access privileges in the most cost-effective method.

•    Analyse, designs and implements Geomatics workflows and user friendly map management system to ensure efficient mapping services for the E&P functions.

•    Address users' requests in terms of map production in different formats and ensures that they all requests are attended to within the prescribed standards and timeframe.

•    Prepare and produce accurate maps and other representations of data for E&P, HSE operations activities.

•    Responsible for data collection, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, data loading, GIS website configuration, map generation and design of new map services.

•    Keep abreast of the latest advancements in GIS technology by attending meetings, conferences, trainings, seminars, workshops, and appropriately report to the line manager.

•    Create spatial datasets, develop and maintain GIS data resources for public access.

•    Spatial Data conversion.

•    Digitize, create, maintain, display and update GIS databases, coverages, and linkages to various GIS databases.

•    Record and document details of map updates, additions or deletions.

•    Perform spatial analyses from queries for extracting different data.

•    Provide technical support and respond to internal and external information requests.

•    Assist, upon request other Departments in geo-referencing, data conversion work, etc.

Generic Accountabilities


•    Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.

•    Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective team objectives.


•    Provide input for preparation of the Department/ Team budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Team objectives. 

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures

•    Implement approved Department / Team policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Department / Team’s work programs in line with Company and International standards.

•    Comply with all applicable legislation and legal regulations.

Performance Management

•    Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Department / Team in line with the Company Performance framework.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement

•    Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of   operational processes.

•    Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

•    Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices


•    Provide inputs to prepare the progress reports for Company Management

Internal Communications & Working Relationships

•    Regular contacts with counterparts in ADNOC and Group Companies to provide technical support and services in relation to geospatial data provision, visualization, management & analysis activities.

•    Occasional contacts with IT division staff for application, network and database support.

External Communications & Working Relationships

Frequent contacts with vendors/service contractors to negotiate and supervise services related to the area of concern.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor's degree, GIS, Geographic Science, Computer Science, Survey & Geomatics Engineering, or related field.

Minimum Experience, Knowledge & Skills

•    8 years experience in hands-on delivery of Geospatial data and project support across multiple diverse E&P user environments.

•    Knowledge of various internal and external data sources and how these apply to E&P business workflows: IHS, Drilling Info, Wood Mackenzie, USGS, etc.

•    Advanced knowledge of Geodesy with specific reference to coordinate reference systems and Geomatics transformations, projections, datums and cartography. Expert knowledge of ESRI platform (ArcGIS Desktop, Server, Catalog) and other applicable Geospatial tools such as Blue Marble, etc.

•    Advanced knowledge of geospatial database schemas including PODS, SSDM, STUDIO SCAN, etc.

•    Knowledge of ETL tools and programming languages, such as FME and Python.

•    Knowledge of creating, publishing, and managing map or feature services in ArcGIS Server.

•    Knowledge of data management software, including Toad or SQL Server Management Studio.

•    Knowledge of ArcGIS spatial analyst, 3D analyst and ArcToolbox.

•    Working knowledge of other E&P technology including Openworks, Decision Space, PPDM (EnergyIQ Trusted Data Manager), and how they interact with GIS.

•    Working knowledge of OGP and ISO geospatial standards.

•    Coordinate with GIS Personnel in other OpCOs to ensure that corporate-wide datasets are up to date and accurate.

•    Outreach to GIS users in the organization for training, technical support, and support of self-service mapping.

•    Effective management of cross-functional workloads and ability to identify business priorities.

Work Condition, Physical effort & Work Environment

Physical Effort

Normal office work.

Work Environment

Normally A/C environment, but could be exposed to prevailing weather conditions while visiting site, outside locations

Deadline: 09/Aug/2021

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