Posted on February 13, 2006 - GC355

Company: Rand McNally Canada
Position: Manager of GIS / Cartography
Location: Markham, Ontario
Contact Name: Hiring Manager

Job Description

Rand McNally Canada Inc., an industry leader in providing printed, electronic and web based map and reference products to the Consumer, Educational, and Business markets across Canada is looking to fill the newly created position of: Manager of GIS/Cartography, Rand McNally Canada ,responsible for managing the GIS and cartographic functions within the business. The primary responsibilities of the role would include, but not be limited to: •Manage all current GIS and Cartographic systems and processes •Hands on leadership of GIS / Cartographic team including staff training, counseling/coaching, motivating, feedback and performance evaluation. •Drive continuous improvement initiative for efficiency in cartographic production to ensure data and product quality and to enhance products and services •Perform all project management tasks including preparation of initial scope of work, cost estimates, project schedules and monitoring project budget and schedule performance. •Play integral role in new product development •Coordinate workflow, schedules, standards and specifications, design, software changes and procedural efficiencies with other departments as appropriate throughout the company. •Manage department budget

Job Qualifications

This will be a responsible role which will require a highly energetic and well organized individual who will possess a good mix of the following: •Formal Education in GIS, Geography, or other related discipline •Experience in successfully managing staff and projects, preferably in a cartographic production environment •Extensive knowledge of desktop publishing (Freehand, Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and cartographic principles •Knowledge of GIS / Mapping systems and software •Excellent organizational, communication interpersonal and leadership skills •High level of computer/systems aptitude •Ability to travel occasionally

Other Information

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Rand McNally Canada
90A Royal Crest Court

Markham, ON
L3R 9X6
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