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GIS Analyst APAC

About Lightsource bp


Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy.

With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalise on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.


About the role


You will work in close collaboration with various teams within Lightsouce bp to (1) support day to day geospatial needs, (2) carry out analysis for permitting, development and construction of solar projects in APAC and EMEA regions and (3) identify local and regional datasets to inform business decisions.  You will work as part of the wider EMEA/APAC GIS team with a specific focus on supporting project development in South Korea, as well as wider support for the APAC region.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Utilise GIS to support greenfield site development in South Korea and the wider APAC region, creation of constraints information to support solar facility design, managing land ownership information, prepare map exhibits and conduct risk assessments
  • Develop maintain geospatial data libraries within the Enterprise GIS
  • Assisting non-professional GIS users across APAC region
  • Management of project level data
  • Supporting the development of geospatial solutions/applications


Knowledge / Experience

  • GIS fundamental knowledge including GIS data management, coordinate reference systems and transformations, geospatial analysis and cartographic design.
  • Experience working with various Geospatial data formats (shapefile, geodatabase, tabular, CAD, KMZ)
  • Experience carrying out geospatial data management within an Enterprise GIS environment
  • Experience with data exchange between systems, including CAD/GIS environments
  • Experience working with survey grade data
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze geographical information to be presented in reports or presentation
  • Experience preparing maps, and knowledge of cartography and graphic design
  • Experience creating basic models, workflows and tools related to geospatial analysis and data management
  • A minimum of 2 year prior experience using ArcGIS software in a professional environment
  • Coordinate with technical teams to review and edit scope of works and ensure GIS deliverables meet analysis needs
  • Experience in the use of ArcGIS Pro, ArcSDE, Portal for ArcGIS, Python


Personal/Work Skills

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse stakeholders in a high paced environment
  • Must be detailed oriented and have strong data organization and analytical skills
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, with a commitment to keeping projects on time
  • Must be proactive in seeking to improve data insights, automate and simplify workflows and processes
  • Fluent in English


Education and Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters degree in GIS, Geography or related fields. Certifications in GIS and work experience will be considered in lieu of higher degree.


Why you’ll want to work for us 

Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow; a place where your ideas and opinions matter.

Be you

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.

Be responsible

Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.

Be recognized

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension and other local benefits.

Be inspired

Beyond your day-to-day working life at Lightsource bp, there’s a variety of initiatives that will contribute to your own personal development. Initiatives to get involved with including our charitable causes or supporting our solar honey project.