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JOB BRIEF: We are looking for a results-driven leader to manage the planning and execution of local and international projects in the field.

• Perform normal Air Operator duties
• Supervise the Air Operators and their outputs.
• Ensure that Air Operators are adequately trained.
• Receive project requests from the Operations Manager and ensure that the mission is flown to the required        specifications and is on time.
• Assign Air Operators to projects.
• Implement operating procedures for the Air Operators.
• Provide first response level advice to the Air operators.
• Liaise with hardware & software suppliers for maintenance, fault finding, snag escalation, etc.
• Ensure safety procedures are followed.
• Ensure that each sensor is installed correctly, maintained and calibrated.
• Receive feedback from Processing Department regarding the quality of each aerial mission.

• Computers
Windows System Administrator level knowledge including Windows and App installation, configuration, cleanup, debugging, problem solving, networks, etc.
• Electrical
Basic electrical knowledge in both AC and DC.
• LiDAR systems – Optech, Leica or Reigl
Installation, removal, cleaning, configuration, calibration and operation
• Cameras – RGB, Thermal and Hyperspectral
Installation, configuration, cleaning, testing and operation.
• Mission Planning
• Data handover and sanity checks
Coverage checks
Data integrity and redundancy
• Geospatial knowledge
Competence working with Map Projections, Survey Datums, conversions, transformations, etc.
• Processing
Raw data extraction and backups.
A minimum of basic level Lidar and image processing using Microstation CAD, TScan, TMatch and TPhoto.
• Ground Survey
GPS control and check point planning and field operation
• Aviation
Safety, medical, operations, flight planning, customs, immigration, etc.
Laser safety

CV’s should be sent to



JOB BRIEF: We are looking for a results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage customer prospects with existing and new clients primarily within Africa. You will be required to prepare and provide sales proposals to meet the customers needs. You need to help ensure high quality customer service and satisfaction and assist the Sales Department to achieve their set sales targets.

• Present, promote and sell (close deals) to Clients and or Organisations products/services using the technologies availability within SMC to increase sales.
• Preparation of professional sales proposals and tenders.
• Have focused optimistic and empathy interactions with Clients.
• Understand Clients decision making hierarchy.
• Be prepared to travel; locally and internationally.
• Perform cost­benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs.
• Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
• Reach out to customers through prospecting, lead generation, cold calling and arranging client meetings.
• Achieve sales targets and outcomes within schedule.
• Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments.
• Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports.
• Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.

• Proven successful sales work experience in similar role or field or, a Geospatial background with either a Survey, Remote Sensing or GIS qualification.
• Highly motivated person in a rapidly changing environment.
• Somebody who is abreast of trends and changes in technology.
• A team player with the ability to work towards deadlines.
• Professional Approach to Sales Environment to build credibility and trust with Clients..
• Ability to sell, communication and negotiate with Clients.
• Treat Clients with courteousness and respect.
• Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to Client needs.

CV’s should be sent to

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