GIS Analyst /BI Data Scientist

Location: Johannesburg

Ref: LRG20015

Type: Permanent

Industry: Geospatial

An established shopping centre and property research company with a client base located in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East is looking to recruit an industry experienced GIS Analyst/BI Data Scientist to join their Johannesburg team on a permanent basis. The company specializes in Market Potential Studies, Retail Type Studies and Quantities Market Surveys for clients operating in the retail & property development space.

This is an exciting position for a candidate with the listed experience that would like be part of a small, but dynamic team working with large established property development and retail clients.


  • Bsc, BCom or BA Honours in Geography / GIS / Geomatics / BI will be preferred
  • Town & Urban Planning qualifications will be also considered, but applicants must have solid skills in GIS and Data Analytics.
  • Other relevant courses and qualifications in conjunction with the right experience will also be considered


Build out on the the GIS/BI data management and analytical capabilities of the organization.

Some of the tasks will include:

  • Data Analytics & Modeling
  • Feasibility studies
  • Database creation and management
  • Map creation/Landuse Mapping


  • Solid GIS/BI knowledge (good theoretical base and practical data capture, management and analytical experience)
  • Experience in Business/Commercial GIS/BI industry and more specifically within the Retail and Property markets will be preferred
  • Spatial and non spatial analytical experience based on GIS, Census and Demographic datasets
  • Sound mathematical and statistical capabilities
  • Financial revenue modelling skills will be an added benefit
  • Strong spatial awareness and orientation
  • Proven report writing skills
  • Good communication skills

Technical Skills

  • Database - Excel, Access, SPSS or other GIS enabled SQL databases will be an advantage
  • Solid data management and spatial analysis experience in ArcGIS, MapInfo or any established open source GIS package
  • Scripting experience will be highly beneficial
  • Exposure with Spatial Excel will be beneficial

Salary –R25 to R50k per month, depending on experience



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