You will be a Senior Design Strategist based in our lab in Phnom Penh starting immediately. You will play a key role in our projects, designing life-enhancing solutions for the rural poor. You will work with our lab’s team to conduct user research, identify human insights, set design directions, generate ideas for new user experiences, develop low and high resolution prototypes, and glean user input to optimize designs. This is an opportunity to work on real-world problems alongside a close-knit, diverse, and top-calibre team. You’ll wear many hats. You will have a rich experience that will touch the lives of those who most need life-changing opportunities.
You will be the Senior Marketing Strategist on our multi-disciplinary team based in Phnom Penh for a 14-18 month position. At the core, this opportunity is to contribute to our critical social mission of designing life-changing innovations for the poor. You will have a rich professional and cultural experience, working alongside a close-knit, diverse, and top-calibre team.
You are passionate about developing low-cost innovations for the poor. You have worked in an international design consultancy or similar. You have a Masters degree related to product design and 6+ years of human-centric design experience. You have led the design of products and product-service systems from end-to-end and are comfortable doing so in a developing world context. You have worked in cross-cultural setting, and have a deep respect for colleagues with diverse backgrounds.
Project Administration • Conduct desk research for our HCD design teams • Execute project management and administration as needed • Contribute to field studies to ensure smooth execution of i-Lab projects Senior Support • Support our Executive Director in optimizing client engagement • Support our Executive Director with business development • Support the team in preparation for conferences and workshops • Conduct research for business development and fundraising Marketing and Communications • Oversee the strategy, content development and execution of publications such as the weekly newsletter and the blog • Monitor the activities of competitors and other organizations in the social innovation space • Support the senior team in the recruitment of new employees • Contribute to client deliverables; manage quality control of all deliverables • Design and execute special projects as they arise