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Project GIS Analyst

Fisher German Priestner
Knutsford, Cheshire 
£35,000 per annum commensurate on experience
Closing date
27 Nov 2022

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FGP is one of UK’s foremost advisors for utility and infrastructure developers, helping to secure projects and enabling construction with bespoke, positive result oriented and efficient service. Our GIS team is expanding with an exciting opportunity for a resourceful and innovative Project GIS Analyst to join us as we continue to provide best in class mapping services to our clients. 

At FGP, as an employee you can expect

  • A competitive salary with bonus scheme (commensurate to individual and business success), highly competitive pension scheme and healthcare,
  • A working culture that encourages equality, inclusion and diversity,
  • Subsidised healthy lunches, on-site gym, and employee schemes that promote healthy living,
  • Support towards planning your success with professional qualifications and training with membership to professional bodies (RICS, RGS, AGI),
  • 25 days Holiday per year (not including bank holidays).

The role will suit an ambitious and self-motivated individual with strong GIS skills, willingness to work outdoor and good attention to detail. The role is suitable for recent graduates with less than 3 years’ experience.

Your duties will include:

  • Undertaking GIS mapping, analysis, data capture, data management and geoprocessing ,
  • Handling data in multiple formats (e.g. SHP, KML, GML, DWG),
  • Acquisition of data from other sources (e.g. Ordnance Survey, Local Authorities, Government Agencies),
  • Travelling to locations across the UK to conduct site visits and GPS, Level and Topographic surveys,
  • Assisting in developing efficient working practices to ensure we continue to provide industry-leading services to our clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in GIS
  • Strong ArcGIS skills (able to demonstrate the use of ESRI ArcGIS products; ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS and AGOL)
  • Good data management and quality assurance skills
  • Experience using Microsoft 365 suites
  • Start Date Autumn/ Winter 2022
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel when required


  • BSc or MSc in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and/or related degrees,
  • Proven work experience as a GIS analyst/technician,
  • Familiarity with Trimble GPS devices,
  • Demonstrable experience with AutoCAD or AutoCAD Map 3D/LT, ESRI FieldMap and Korec Kportal.
  • Familiarity with spatial data format conversion,
  • Python scripting and database management skills.


  • £35,000 per annum commensurate on experience
  • Based Knutsford, Cheshire 

Open to discussing opportunities with graduates/post graduates with no work experience


About FGP

FGP is a leading RICS affiliated company specializing in the growing energy and infrastructure industry.

FGP provide site based trained Agricultural Liaison Officers for infrastructure construction projects. The ALO provides a vital link to other FGP professionals who achieve exceptional progress for clients to enable important infrastructure projects to proceed.

The FGP team of professionals display diversity and individualism. As well as a disciplined approach to negotiations, an important part of the work gives the opportunity to advise clients on the use and protection of land. Most of our staff have agricultural or estate management backgrounds giving a sound basis for advice on a wide variety of land and environmental issues.

Our capabilities are broad based.

• A working understanding of the numerous Acts of Parliament governing infrastructure

• Sound agricultural and environmental knowledge

• Valuations as registered valuers of all property types

• Excelling in negotiations for land purchase and compensation settlements

• Arranging access onto land for construction teams

• Providing specialist advice on land reinstatement and drainage

• GIS mapping and service location

• Extrapolation of land title information and referencing of landowners

• Inspecting existing infrastructure apparatus

• Advising on achieving net zero carbon status and carbon offsets

• Looking after our clients and keeping their projects moving

• Agricultural Liaison Officers providing the link between the site engineer, the FGP Land Agent and the occupier of the land.

We believe that this breadth of expertise and specialist nature of work underpins our particular strength. FGP support and manage significant utility based assets throughout the UK.

FGP is based in Knutsford in Cheshire. The central UK location has good transport links to all parts of the UK giving the whole team a single office base. FGP work for clients all over the country allows the team to experience a variety of communities and landscapes.

At FGP we work with two goals in mind – firstly to satisfy client need gaining access to land to enable energy and infrastructure projects to proceed; secondly to assist clients in protecting the environment and land once access is gained.

Training is a key component of staff development, enabling FGP to thrive internally and externally providing services for clients.

All members of the team are encouraged to consistently increase their knowledge and skills.

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