The London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony is tomorrow, so it made me smile to see the job advert (below) posted today. Your country needs you…to run the 2012 GIS, perhaps they had the wrong flag stored as an attribute for North Korea in the database, and now they’ve sacked the analyst, they’ve no idea how this GIS thing works…
From JISC Mail…
I have a requirement for a GIS Project Lead or GIS Project Manager.
You will be a strategic thinker who will be able to look at steering this
organisation in the right direction with their GIS operations over the coming years.
You will need to able to define GIS Business Requirements. You will need to look at some exisiting data and technology and advise strategy on how this can be utilised fully to fit the organisational requirements.
You will be a very,very clear and effective communicator and work well under pressure.
You will also need to used to working to VERY defined timelines and deadlines.
You need to be IMMEDIATELY available from next Monday (30th July).
If selected for interview and successful you will be starting almost immediately (next week).
If you have had any London 2012 involvement this would be very useful.
If you would like any additional information please firstly send me your CV and then call me on 01932 562 900. Ask for Mark Jordan.
This will be an initial 3 month contract based in London (East).
This will be a VERY interesting assignment !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!