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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 400+ cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities ...
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    General Manager, Uber Eats Kenya Uber

    About The Role

    Uber Eats delivers the best of your city right when you want it. Our curated menus feature dishes from the local spots and the ones you’ve always loved and wanted to try. It’s the same cashless payment as an Uber ride. So just tap the app, get your food delivered right to your doorstep and enjoy!

    As the Country Manager for Uber Eats in Kenya, this will be a unique opportunity to scale and develop our food platform in this exciting emerging market. This is an exciting business side startup role, and you will work with the Eats operations teams along with headquarters-based engineering, product, and process teams. This role will have direct responsibility for the growth of the Uber Eats business.

    What You'll Do

    • Work with the Uber Eats SSA team, Product team, and Engineering to communicate product and process needs to deliver the business in Kenya
    • Initiate creative local marketing strategies and user growth campaigns targeted both at the consumer and the restaurant partners
    • Build the business from ground up: Be on site at different restaurants handling logistics and transport, helping restaurants optimize their supply chain and connecting their business with Uber's
    • Run experiments: We're looking for people who are curious and passionate about solving problems! As a startup within a startup, there will be many interesting challenges ahead
    • Engage with local regulatory and political stakeholders within the food delivery ecosystem
    • Scale Uber Eats whilst balancing the growth and profitability
    • The GM will need to develop a future of food vision in Kenya and East Africa

    What You’ll Need

    • Minimum 7 years experience in business management experience in operations, strategy, technology, business development or a similar area - P&L ownership is a plus
    • Master’s degree in science/engineering, economics, finance, management, social sciences, law or similar field
    • In depth knowledge of the Kenyan market place and relevant experience in consumer service marketing is an added advantage
    • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgement. Understand what drives value for each group in our marketplace and can make sensible commercial decisions to reflect this
    • Advanced Excel skills and effective project management with experience delivering a wide-range of projects
    • Stellar relationship building skills and the ability to make thoughtful partnerships happen from negotiation to execution
    • Experience managing a team is a plus, with willingness to invest in the coaching and development of your team members
    • A passion for Uber Eats and growing the brand

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Uber on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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