JOIN MYANMAR’S MOST EXCITING TEAM
Phandeeyar (“creation place”) is a community tech hub that is helping to develop the technology and innovation ecosystem in Myanmar. Our mission is to use technology to accelerate change and development. We bring the tech community together with civil society, social enterprises and independent media to build the apps, tools and content that Myanmar needs. We have an awesome 6000 square foot space in the heart of downtown Yangon. We run a coworking area, classrooms and an event space and we have a busy program of activities. Last year we’ve launched many new exciting initiatives, including a startup accelerator and a makerspace. This year, we launched a social media program and a Phandeeyar labs, a civic tech pendant to the accelerator.
Phandeeyar is looking for a talented professional to serve as its Mapping Coordinator. You job will be to grow the OpenStreetMap community and contribute to the development of new geographical resources for Myanmar.
Key responsibilities include
the following, other duties may be assigned:
Digital Mapping skills – You will have experience using OpenStreetMap as a user and contributor. Experience with data visualization and/or mapping software such as QGIS, ArcGIS would also be a bonus.
Passionate about mapping and technology – You should be comfortable working with data. You are passionate about continually learning new skills in technology, mapping and data visualization.
Highly organized – You’re a self-starter who takes initiative and can mobilize resources and solve problems. You can juggle multiple projects with limited supervision, often on tight timelines, and you have excellent attention to detail.
Communications – You’re an excellent communicator with solid written and spoken skills in both Myanmar and English. You enjoy working with people and sharing your knowledge and are great at mobilising people around an idea.
Passion – you must be excited about the potential of technology to drive change and development in Myanmar.
Location: This role is based in downtown Yangon. It will involve some travel around the country.
Hours: Phandeeyar is a start-up community tech hub. As such, it does not have standard office hours (9am-5pm). You will need to work some evenings and weekends, however there is a “time off in lieu” policy.
Remuneration: Will be based on experience and qualifications and will be competitive for the sector.
To apply: Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you are perfect for this role and attach a CV/resume (not more than two pages long).
Note: We welcome all applicants including those from the Myanmar diaspora.
To learn more about Phandeeyar and what we do, please visit.
facebook.com/Phandeeyar | twitter.com/Phandeeyar | instagram.com/phandeeyar/ | http://phandeeyar.org/
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