Data Project Manager

Data Project Manager

WhereIsMyTransport
Other - Thailand
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Job Description

WhereIsMyTransport is a globally distributed scale-up revolutionising the way public transport information can be understood and accessed in the Majority World. Using geospatial data collection, we untangle the mysteries of public transport networks - knowledge which, when shared, creates a more equitable society. Our product does something that no-one has done before in the cities we operate in - that’s why we’re backed by some of the world’s most renowned mobility tech investors including Google and Toyota Tsusho.

Responsibilities of the Data Project Manager:

  • Monitor news, media, social networks, and announcements by transport authorities to anticipate changes to the transport network ahead of time.
  • Understand who the key people in both private and publicly owned public transport operations are, then build and maintain relationships with these important stakeholders.
  • Arranging for new routes or changes to the network be re-mapped, or for updates to our existing dataset to be made on the basis of confirmed information which you will collect and verify.
  • You will be hands-on at times and undertake some mapping work yourself, but will also manage a small, temporary team of people who will do this.
  • Team management will include leading training sessions, providing feedback on the quality of data collected, managing payments, and dealing with daily queries from teammates who are doing work across the city in a given day.
  • Work closely with the team who cleans and validates the data which you and your team are collecting, catching any errors and allowing us to be confident in the complete accuracy of our datasets.

Requirements of the Data Project Manager:

  • A rich understanding of the workings and operations of the local public transport industry and network in your city.
  • Experience working as a project manager, or with project coordination, including managing budgets. We’re looking for someone who is very organised, and able to look after many moving parts at the same time.
  • Experience managing a small team. You enjoy building relationships and have a knack for getting the best out of others.
  • Good written and spoken English, and a strong communicator generally. You’re comfortable working with people from different backgrounds and cultures and know how to adapt your style to the people you’re speaking with.
  • Good understanding of Google Sheets and/or Excel. In general, you’ll be computer literate and tech savvy.

If you feel like you are suitable for the Date Project Manager role, please apply now!

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