Data Acquisition Specialist

Requisition ID
Map Data Collection


HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes - from helping a city mange its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit and


What you will do?
Conduct data acquisition activity for Thailand; Establish and manage relationships with private enterprises and government agencies to acquire data for HERE map platform, (example: Road data, postal codes, traffic data, parking data etc.)

Maintain in-depth knowledge of data suppliers in country and region and create competitive benchmarking for HERE product vs competition. Work with internal teams to plan and help ingest data into HERE maps platform (legal, marketing, platform data ingestion) to lead entire data acquisition process

Manage, maintain KPI for data acquisition team for Thailand

Your responsibilities
  • Pursues suppliers of geospatial data, arranges meetings, presentations and follows up with suppliers
  • Conducts preliminary source evaluation
  • Negotiate commercial and legal terms to acquire datasets
  • Execute all required contracts and purchase orders and obtains dataset.
  • Support the content acquisition team on their non-sourcing tasks: Tracking, data entry, follow-up, administration related to the supplier management system
  • Provide reports as needed from available systems
  • Conducts market research to identify possible data suppliers
  • Look after information and communication stream from and to the content acquisition team
  • Coordinate with other teams to conduct initial supplier data evaluation to ingest data in order to build or enhance HERE's offerings.
  • Coordinate email and mailing campaigns to approach possible suppliers
  • Create and regularly update supplier inventory and profile including key information related to the supplier relationship. Utilize tools like SWOT analysis to compare suppliers.
  • Basic back end marketing support for country sourcing team


  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in business development and or partnerships
  • University Degree in business, science or related field
  • Knowledge and/or understanding of Maps and Location-Based services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and in Thai
  • Result-oriented
  • Open and outgoing personality
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze data (comfortable with numbers), problem solve, prioritize and organize to achieve stated goals


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