Head of Vehicle Solutions, Asia-Pacific

5 months ago
SG-Singapore
Department
Rentals & Leasing - Rentals
SG-Singapore
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
www.uber.com

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About Uber
 
Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.
 
We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.
 
Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

 

About Vehicle Solutions

 

The mission of Uber’s Vehicle Solutions business is to lower the barriers to becoming an Uber driver-partner by increasing accessibility to a vehicle. Vehicle Solutions delivers on that mission globally today through a number of products, including direct flexible leases, vehicle rentals, and vehicle financing options. In the U.S., our direct flexible lease program is Xchange Leasing.

 

We are re-inventing the way driver-partners can access the opportunity to work with Uber and empowering those with little or no upfront capital.

  • As Head of Vehicle Solutions (VS) in APAC, you will have a chance to set the VS strategy within the region, shape innovative ways to create value, and structure products that benefit drivers, partners, and Uber. This role will have significant impact on the strategic initiatives that are critical to scaling Uber’s supply in cities across the region.
  • This is a ground floor opportunity to join the international VS team and build a team within APAC

Job Description

What you'll do:

 

  • Set regional VS strategy, including determining which markets to enter, what products to offer, and which types of partners to deliver the solution through. 
  • Operationalize businesses we launch by hiring and managing local teams, with a strong focus on growth marketing and operations.
  • Directly lead and manage Uber’s capital-owned leasing business in Singapore (Lion City Rentals) and rentals business in Vietnam (Vietnam Car Rentals). 
  • Partner with the AP business development team to set partner strategy and co-lead deal negotiation and execution
  • You will own relationships with some of our most strategic partners, including C-suite contacts at major rentals, banks, and car manufacturing companies as well as smaller local companies
  • You will structure innovative growth marketing strategies that best suit our drivers and implement them with the partners' marketing teams and prioritize initiatives based on highest potential impact
  • You will work closely with product, legal, business development, and engineering teams to find innovative ways to further improve strategic partners' experience with Uber
  • Scale the account management function. Help design processes, structure, and tools to effectively grow account management and bring insights as we grow our team
  • Ability to lead a team of 150+ employees

 


What you need:

  • A minimum of 12 years experience
  • Ability to develop and implement a strategy across up to 20 countries at scale
  • Experience with establishing, maintaining and demonstrating senior level relationships at partner institutions
  • Ability to influence and develop business relationships, and go toe-to-toe with C-suite executives to negotiate the best deal for Uber and drivers
  • Financial acumen and the ability to create models and evaluate the financial terms of deals
  • Ability to fuse business, strategy, finance, business development, policy, and legal concepts to lead complex, multi-faceted deals
  • Experience working with auto or finance companies
  • Strong code of ethics and sound business judgment is a requirement
  • Backgrounds in banking or consulting desired
  • MBA a plus

Perks

Perks:

  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built
  • We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and asset, and reinventing transportation and logistics globally
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment
  • Employees are given Uber credits every month


Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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