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 ing role in growing and supporting the OpenStreetMap community, Leading Phandeeyaindependent 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 Data Analyst. Your job will be to identify relevant datasets and help translate this data into stories and evidence that can help change agents influence policy and decision-making.
Given the fluid nature of Phandeeyar activities, staff may be asked to support on a variety of other tasks. Phandeeyar also encourages staff to diversify their area of expertise and take on increasing responsibilities.
Data Analysis - You are an experienced data analyst or statistician, and you have a knack for getting “behind the numbers” and extract findings from complex datasets through rigorous analysis.
IT skills – At a minimum you will have substantial experience using Excel. Ideally you also have experience using statistics software such as R, STATA or SPSS. Experience that would be beneficial include:
Passionate about technology and data – You should be comfortable with numbers and datasets. You are passionate about continually learning new skills in technology, data analysis 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 a good communicator with solid written and spoken skills in both Myanmar and English.
Mentoring & training skills - you enjoy working with people and sharing your knowledge. You will be great at working one on one with civil society partners and will be able to develop and run workshops.
Sectoral experience – Experience working in investigative journalism and/or research is highly desirable. Experience working in or with NGOs/civil society and/or the tech sector would be a bonus.
Passion - you must be excited about the potential of technology to drive change and development in Myanmar. You’ll need to work with a broad range of groups.
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