Location Intelligence (GIS) Consultant

Website Firstname Limited

Firstname is Location Intelligence

About Firstname

Some call it GIS, however we know it better as Location Intelligence; the ability to get meaningful insight from geospatial or the “where” data. Firstname is a location intelligence consultancy focused on helping New Zealand companies utilise the “where” in their data to support marketing, sales and customer experience initiatives.

Through the application of location analysis, data management and practical application deployment, we work directly with our clients to meet their “where” needs.

We are based in The B:HIVE, Takapuna, one of the most innovative tech spaces to work in Auckland. Working here is like nowhere else in New Zealand. You’ll be amongst some amazing companies & people. The weekly events calendar will keep you busy from exercise to entertainment!

Firstname is proud to be an Esri Silver Partner.


About the role

This role is to support a key Firstname client who are one of New Zealand’s largest corporates. You will be working with their customer facing teams supporting the daily field operations utilising a range of GIS applications based on the Esri Enterprise and Online GIS platforms. This is one of those rare opportunities where you’ll be using your GIS skills to work with a large commercial organisation to deliver to their business goals.

We are interviewing now with the role starting mid-January 2021.

Your Work

You will be working with a range of stakeholders and your day will include a variety of GIS administration, analysis, data management, planning and direct communications.  Things can & do change rapidly so you need to be ready to adapt as required. It’s an exciting environment and one where you’ll be able to develop both your technical Esri GIS, analytical and task management skills.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Answering & directing frontline enquiries from a widespread national & offshore team.
  • Liaison with the business managers and team leaders to ensure effective deployment of field resource.
  • Working with the GIS Consultants to ensure continuous improvement of the applications supporting the operations.
  • Taking ownership of when things need to change, adaptability in a fast-moving environment is important

Skills and experience

This is a great learning opportunity for someone who has completed their degree which included GIS as either part of under or post graduate. You are most likely looking for your first role or may have some workforce experience and looking to put your GIS skills to work to grow further.

About You

We are looking for someone to take ownership of the role and be proud of what they achieve. We are a small, focused team and need someone who gets involved. In return you will be rewarded with being a part of a great company that rewards those who achieve.

Training and skills development is something we actively encourage so we will invest in your career development.

Good written & spoken English and the ability to get to the point in an email and online messages is essential.