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Sovereign’s Capital

Map Operations Specialist



Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

Life at Grab

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Get to know the team

The Geo Tech Family plays an integral role in powering other services within the Grab SuperApp such as Transport and Deliveries. With the focus on building hyperlocal products, the Map Operations team was formed to spearhead local map data insights which translated into hyperlocal customer experiences. As Geo continues to power the Grab SuperApp, the Map Operations team strives to become the foundation that drives the core mapping capabilities and insights.

Get to know the role

The Map Ops Specialist is an integral team member of the GEO tech family that is responsible for improving the map data by working closely with product and engineering teams. You will be supporting the local & regional mapping initiatives to provide a seamless experience to our customers.

Job Description

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Collecting data using proprietary software & internal tools
  • Monitoring, analyzing & grading large sets of geo data regular validation
  • Perform regular quality checks, translation & transcription where applicable
  • Coordinate with cross-functional & local transport teams to drive projects
  • Conduct training locally & regionally as needed
  • Support the team leader/manager in data analysis and reports
  • To adhere to Grab confidentiality procedures & policies when collecting, storing and sharing data The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and additional relevant tasks may be added.


The Must-Haves

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Geography, or equivalent.
  • Proficient in QGIS, basic SQL & python with advanced excel skills.
  • 2-3 years of data processing experience in a fast-paced environment performing geospatial analysis, and automation processes.
  • Strong project management, cross-department communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to articulate problems and obtain buy-ins from different teams
  • Passionate about maps with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented, metrics driven and understands how maps influence the product & customer experience.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated individual who can drive continuous project improvement
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced and impact-driven environment.
  • Knowledge on data sources like OpenStreetMap is a PLUS.
  • Willing to travel locally & regionally as needed

Additional Information

Our Commitment

We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.