Project Manager - Ankara, Turkey

  • Ankara
  • Internship
  • Start Date: 02 February 2020
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About

Gravity (www.gravity.earth) is a startup company incorporated in France with offices in Paris and Nairobi.

1.5 billion people lack any form of ID in the world. Without a proof of your identity you can't open a bank account and recieve a salary, access public utilities, use e-commerce services or vote.

Our services help empower individuals at the bottom-of-the-pyramid with ownership and agency over their data, accelerating their path towards financial inclusion. We build a decentralised cloud storage platform which allows individuals to own, control and share verifiable personal data through a blockchain-based digital wallet. We are currently deploying our system in Kenya and East Africa.

We won the Digital Africa Challenge on citizenship and e-government and are supported by major international organisations.

Job Description

Increasing the employability of refugees in Gaziantep, Turkey, through digital certificates, decentralized identity, and data-driven program design and delivery.

You will work on developing a pilot of our blockchain-based digital ID solution specificaly designed for the United Nation Development Programme in Turkey.

The Gravity platform will facilitate coordination between humanitarian organisations who are working towards improving the employability of refugees in Gaziantep. Turkey is currently hosting close to 4 million refugees, coming mostly from Syria, and has delivered aid reaching 30 bn$ (total between 2011–2018) on refugee assistance.

Preferred Experience

We are looking for a talented Project Manager for a 6-month asignment who will be inspired by our ambition, a strong collaborator and a problem solver.

You are :

  • fluent both in Turkish and English,
  • a last year student in a Engineering school or preparing for an MBA
  • highly autonomous;
  • you feel comfortable in an international environment and take initiatives;
  • have an interest in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.

Recruitment Process

  • CV
  • Meet the team

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Internship (6 month(s))
  • Start Date: 02 February 2020
  • Location: Ankara, Turkey ()
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 1 year