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Organization: Louisiana Pacific
Title: National GIS Manager
Location: Home Office
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-26

Position Description:


•Develop and adapt long and mid-term strategic goals and manage their conversion to operation plans within approved budgets.
•Manage the development, implementation, and use of integrated software solutions for forestry and business management within corporate policies and procedures and provincial forest acts and regulations across Canada.
•Provide Forestry Business leadership for the implementation and integration of the forestry information systems with SAP.
• Manage multi-discipline project teams, negotiate and manage both support and development contracts and contractors.
•Be the Canadian Forestry member of the CoE and the Subject Matter Expert for Canadian Logs.
•Develop and implement policies and standards for operations and security of business systems within Canadian forestry. Monitor compliance and work in conjunction with LP Corporate security and Internal Audit staff.
•In conjunction with the LP IT Edge Applications Manager, manage the Forestry and IT team developing and supporting Canadian forestry business solutions.
•Lead both geographic and database analysis and design across the region. Provide support and direction to divisional, regional and site GIS staff and system users.
•Lead training and development of users and divisional business staff in close consultation with managers and jointly with the Forestry COE Analyst.
•Coordinate with regional staff to assess system utilization and assist in workflow development.
•Provide leadership for the GIS User Group to advance GIS use and evaluate emerging and current technology.
•Company representative to local, regional and national GIS user group training and education
•Assist in the supervision of site GIS staff training and performance management.
•Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
•Perform other duties as necessary.