GIS Analyst

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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

About the role

The GIS Analyst will provide GIS support for the development and construction of our UK project pipeline of large-scale renewable projects including solar PV (ground mounted, floating, agri PV), onshore wind, and energy storage. 
Based in our Edinburgh office, with some travel to sites and other BayWa offices, the successful candidate will work closely with our GIS, design, development and construction teams. 

What You Will Do

  • Assist with suitability analysis for site identification and assessment, including application of relevant environmental and grid constraints to filter land areas
  • Geospatial data management for a growing number of large projects
  • Preparation of initial solar PV and wind layout designs
  • Configuring ArcGIS data collection apps such as FieldMaps
  • Communication with the wider team to provide relevant mapping support on projects

What You Bring

  • Degree in a related GIS discipline (minimum 2:1)
  • Experience of using ArcGIS Pro to produce figures and analyse geospatial data
  • Knowledge of other GIS applications such as ArcGIS Online and QGIS is favourable
  • Experience of managing large data sets and using geodatabases
  • Familiarity of CAD and a working knowledge of interoperability between GIS and CAD systems would be favourable
  • Experience of large-scale renewable project development would be beneficial
  • Communicative and open personality who enjoys working independently as well as in a team
  • You are in possession of a full clean driving license

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  •  Hybrid Working

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

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