Project Manager, Data Strategy - CTO Office

Requisition ID
Research & Software Developmnt


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 manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit





This position requires a creative, lateral thinking individual with an expert grasp on the role of data to help drive the Here Data Strategy goals around “looking at data as a product” throughout the organization.  As a member of the office of the CTO, a horizontal organization tasked with exploring, researching, preparing for and driving the future technologies, you will interact with many groups throughout HERE and must synthesize and influence a number of data oriented initiatives.  Communication is key, and as such this position requires an individual who is naturally collaborative, intellectually curious, and flexible in the face of new and rapidly changing data and technology. You must also have executive presence as this is a highly visible role within the company, the leadership team, and potentially the industry we work within. 

  • Assemble and chair small short-term working groups focused around data initiatives across the organization
  • Help define and execute approaches including partnering with HERE teams in order to drive data strategy requirements around data procurement needs, minimizing usage constraints, privacy and consent
  • Maintain close connections across verticals to recognize common data needs, future data challenges, and opportunities for derivative data products and services
  • Participate in external industry evangelism through channels such as conference roundtables, whitepapers, articles, and speaking engagements
  • Work closely with the Lead Data Strategist to achieve the mandates of data strategy including maximizing data reuse, accessibility, variety, and value
  • Collaborate closely with the Product teams throughout the HERE business groups


  • Education and Experience: 10+ years of experience in technology product development and product management.  Technical degree(s) preferred
  • Data Knowledge: A history of working with data intensive systems, instrumented products, or pure data products is key to success in this role
  • Record of success: Demonstrable track record of successful software, SaaS, web, and mobile products.  Experience with databases, big data, or developer communities is a definite plus
  • Understands Business Drivers, Context and Key Issues: Has a deep holistic understanding of business drivers, sees actions within the context of Business Unit or Enterprise. Able to execute strategy with minimal direction
  • Love of data: Understands data, its value, how powerful it is when properly harnessed, and experience with sophisticated big data / database systems and technologies
  • Communication: Excellent communicator with outstanding verbal, written, and visual presentation skills; able to influence all layers of the organization.  Able to craft and articulate a vision and build consensus around it
  • Team Player: Excellent team builder and team player; attracts and inspires talent; promotes a culture of positive, energetic, and high-performing teams
  • Willing to travel: Occasional domestic and international travel required
  • Sense of Humor: We move fast and have fun doing it. A light heart is a definite boon

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.


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