• GIS Industry Solutions Manager-Transportation

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  • Overview

    Esri industry managers are experienced executives and recognized GIS subject matter experts with first-hand grasp of the industry structure, culture, and workflows. They have amassed a network of industry associates and influencers and are members of professional trade associations and possess appropriate industry certifications. They have demonstrated an ability to develop thought leadership and serve as an evangelist/advocate for the adoption of GIS, mapping, and location analytics.

    An industry manager is an effective communicator and a skilled presenter to large audiences. As a thought leader, the industry manager has a vision for how GIS, mapping, and location analytics can transform and modernize planning, design/engineering/construction, and operations within the transportation aviation, rail, roads and highways, and maritime organizations. They will develop and execute a strategy for growth of Esri technology within this industry.

    Our ideal candidate will have experience in supervision/leadership, strategy planning, budget management, implementation and management of complex programs, and extensive experience utilizing GIS technology within government or private transportation organizations.

    Develop and present an Esri vision for transportation organizations to maximize market share and sustainable revenue growth
    Develop and execute comprehensive industry marketing strategies to support business objectives
    Continuously research, analyze, and monitor financial, technological, and market factors to stay ahead of industry trends using a variety of data sources to analyze relevant business trends
    Proactively develop and adjust messages to address evolving key business issues, drivers, and growth opportunities; share knowledge about competition and customer requirements to enable Business Development teams to be more effective
    Serve as the industry expert with other departments/teams and groups
    Develop compelling success stories that demonstrate credibility and support growing the sales pipeline
    Develop regular cadence of content (e.g., webinars, case studies, collateral, social media programs, web, and event plans) that drive awareness and demand and build community
    Develop and execute joint strategies with other industry managers to promote Esri’s capabilities for multi-industry collaboration
    Support strategic sales opportunities as a subject matter expert and work with account managers to drive penetration in key accounts
    Provide knowledge about competition to Product Development and Business Development to enable sales to be more effective
    Work with channels and sales enablement team members to ensure awareness of industry marketing programs (messaging, positioning, assets, and credentials)
    Manage, mentor, and grow team of industry managers and specialists to execute plans to meet annual sales and marketing goals


    10+ years of experience in the national/regional/state/local government at a decision-making level related to multiple modes of transportation (aviation, maritime, rail, roads and highways)
    5+ years of GIS experience as it relates to the transportation planning, engineering/design, safety, policy
    5+ years of leadership experience with the ability to motivate, inspire, and achieve goals

    Proven capability to make compelling, effective presentations to large and small audiences
    Proven and demonstrated capability to communicate in writing
    Demonstrated thought leadership and contributions to professional organizations within the the transportation industry
    Proven ability to collaborate, communicate, and influence audiences across large organizations and/or multi-disciplinary audiences
    Able and willing to travel internationally
    Experience leading programs including creating and managing plans and monitoring and reporting on results, managing implementation teams, and managing budgets

    MBA or bachelor's or higher in a transportation displine such as geography, business, planning, engineering, pollicy, or similar field


    Recommended Qualifications:
    General knowledge of spatial analysis and how it is used for problem solving
    Results oriented; ability to write and craft smart, attainable, realistic, time-driven goals with clear lead indicators




    The Company

    Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


    Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.


    Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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