Regional Sourcing Specialist
Map Operations - Remote, Brazil
Regional Sourcing Specialist
Map Operations - Remote, Brazil
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TomTom is hiring an RSS Regional Sourcing Specialist to join our MAPS Sourcing Operation team in Latin America.

Regional Sourcing Specialists are the Go-To person for the specific country or group of countries, with expertise in the local language, geographical know-how, mapping regulations and industry connections. Regional Sourcing Specialists are responsible for finding new sources (both paid and open data), partner/business development activities, community engagement, local market intelligence, local traffic expertise and high-level partner data quality assurance.

This position requires foundational knowledge of Maps-related processes and tools, affinity with business development activities and geospatial industry and knowledge in local regulations.

What you’ll do
  • Scan market for relevant GIS sources, connecting to mapping authorities, identify local sales opportunities and technology start-ups and monitor local geospatial Industry.
  • Supporting partner development and community engagement activities.
  • Monitoring and tracking mapping regulation related changes and support in compliances. Support for map and product certification process.
  • Understand map and traffic product quality and support map quality analysis for a given country (e.g. product testing).
  • Provide input to maintain TomTom map updated.
  • Provide support in maintaining meta information about the country.
  • Applies expert local knowledge skills and GIS knowledge to become aware of the company, processes and customers.
  • Local language expert, providing local language support.
What you’ll need
  • Must be located in the areas of Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, or Rio de Janeiro
  • Overall 2+ years experience, in relevant GIS, source acquisition and source handling experiences.
  • Knowledge of GIS software such as ArcGis and QGis
  • Ability of problem solving using existing operating procedures, standard practices, collaboration with regional hubs and external suppliers and partners, technical experience and local knowledge.
  • Capable to understand map specifications.
  • Country and region-specific understanding.
  • Solid knowledge in negotiation, alliance creation and networking. Good communications skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Solid organization skills; ability to work independently is critical, as well as contributing to the TomTom team.
  • Knowledge of source handling and Open data policies.
  • English knowledge is mandatory, you should be able to communicate in English with colleagues from other locations on a daily basis.
  • Higher education level
  • Attention to details and quality sensitiveness
What’s nice to have
  • Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.

Meet your team
We’re Maps, a product unit within TomTom’s Location Technology Products technical unit. Our team is comprised of over 2,000 people in 40 countries – all driven to deliver the most up-to-date, accurate and detailed maps for the hundreds of millions of people using TomTom maps around the world. Joining our team, you’ll help continuously innovate our map-making processes, create a real-time closed loop between detected changes in the real world and the users’ map, and build maps that will enable the future of autonomous driving.

Achieve more
We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – driven to make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple, since life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

After you apply
Our recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through your onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employer
We celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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