UberEats - Head Of East Africa Job

Africa is an incredible opportunity, with more than 60% of global population growth between now 2020 and 2050 coming to Africa. And we have big bold bets to deliver on as we are building the business across the 7 countries in SSA.

East Africa has some big opportunities to tap into and is a challenging market with complex market dynamics hence this role plays a meaningful role in building and championing various channels that will grow our business and raise our profile as shaper of urban mobility. We are on the front line when it comes to shaping regulation, advocating for our vision for urban mobility, striking strategic partnerships and celebrating cities and this role is at the heart of our drive to make Uber both big and beloved by the people.

This role will be the interface between Uber and our key stakeholders in our cities (i.e. regulation and policy makers, press, existing transport operators, supply networks, customers, corporates to name a few).

We are looking for a passionate, collaborative, and inspirational local business leader to be responsible for orchestrating our business strategy and be the region's touch point for central operations teams.

What You'll Do:

  • You will be responsible for the growth of our cities. This will include building a sustainable growth trajectory in the cities we serve
  • Build the country strategy, with focus on growth, expansion and fierce P&L management
  • Work cross functionally with regional teams to deliver the best possible experience for Uber partners
  • Guide regional operations and marketing investment decisions to efficiently grow the business and meet bold targets
  • Collaborate with regional ops and marketing teams with guidance as the local subject matter expert and as project manager to ensure complete execution
  • With our policy team, maintain and grow strong working relationships with local and national government regulators
  • Work with regional and HQ product teams to deliver product outcomes for our riders and driver partners
  • Engage with local organisations and businesses to develop partnerships that benefit Uber driver partners and riders

What you'll need:

  • 6 to 8 years in business management experience in operations, strategy, technology, business development or a similar area - P&L ownership is a plus
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgement
  • Experience dealing with complex data sets, deriving insights and ability to translate quantitative findings into action plans
  • Creative solutions driven approach and willingness to get on the ground to work with our stakeholders to make Uber a better experience for all
  • Effective project management - experience delivering on a multifaceted project
  • Stellar relationship building skills and the ability to make smart partnerships happen, from negotiation to execution
  • Experience leading a team is a plus, with willingness to invest in the coaching and development of your team members
  • Very strong communication and organization skills

About Uber

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We seek big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.
We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. Should you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward together!
If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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