Posted 30 May, 2018 by Laura Guzman

Passionate about data and tech in Asia? We’re hiring an Asia Regional Lead!

The Engine Room helps activists, organisations, and other social change agents make the most of data and technology to increase their impact. We’re excited to announce that we are growing our team, and are looking for an Asia Regional Lead to spearhead our direct support work in the region. This person would work in collaboration with a team coordinator and leads of other regions.

Learn more about the work of The Engine Room in our 2017 retrospective and outline of what we do.

Are you our Asia Regional Lead?

Do you have experience working with civil society in the region?
Are you passionate about environmental justice, transparency and accountability, and/or human rights?
Do you have a vision for ways to support civil society in Asia?
Are you excited to work with a global, remote team?
Do you thrive working with diverse groups of people and organisations?
Do you speak fluent English and one or more Asian languages?

Yes? Keep reading!

As our Asia regional lead, you will be…

  • Providing direct support to partners. These include activists and advocates in environmental justice who seek to strategically apply data and technology to advance their work, local organisations working to create more open, just and efficient public contracting systems, and many more.
  • Implementing our Matchbox programme in the region: identifying local social change communities, selecting our future Matchbox partners, working with these partners to refine project ideas and translate them into viable project plans, helping them implement their projects and advising them on various aspects of their initiatives, and developing networks with local technologists, designers and data experts.
  • Carrying out light touch support, our quick and targeted research and advice to The Engine Room’s Asia-based partners.
  • Providing contextual and regional expertise as the organisation grows.

How to Apply

This is a rolling application process and we will be reviewing submissions as they come in. We highly encourage interested candidates to apply immediately. Applications must be received via the Breezy platform. Applications received via email will not be considered.

We will invite shortlisted candidates to introductory calls. Those we decide to advance will have an interview with our People Lead and a member of our team. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at

Apply here.

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