Operations & Logistics Manager- Kolkata

4 weeks ago
IN-Kolkata
Department
Operations & Launch - City Operations
IN-Kolkata
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
www.uber.com

Uber Overview

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.

 

Job Description

Our Operations teams are the heart and soul of Uber. These are the teams that take our global product and localize it to an assigned market, while creating thousands of economic opportunities for drivers, and making transportation cheaper and more accessible for our riders. We are in the midst of incredible growth, which requires hard work. We are looking for people who are passionate about what they do, enthusiastic about collaborating with a diverse group of colleagues, and ready to roll up their sleeves to support the growth of their city.

 

The Operations & Logistics Manager role is a unique opportunity to have a measurable impact on your city through growth, optimization and engagement of the driver-partner community on our platform. This is a critical role as you will be in charge of continually improving the rider experience through greater availability of drivers, while optimizing costs and streamlining processes associated with the supply side of our business. This data-driven role calls for a combination of analytical thinking and interpersonal ability to oversee relationships with a very valuable part of our business: our driver partners.

 

You will work with data to monitor driver behavior and ensure efficiency through asset utilization, product improvement and supply-chain management. This role is ultimately responsible for making sure we have drivers on the road, where we need them, and when we need them, at all times.

 

 

 

Perks

We believe that people are one of the most important assets to Uber and because of that we foster an environment that is welcoming to diverse perspectives.

 

What you'll do

 

  • Analytics. Utilize driver data to understand driver behavior and areas for improvement in our driver communication, sign-up and incentive programs.
  • Develop & Optimize Processes. Take big picture ideas and break them into actionable steps with progressive timelines for completion. 
  • Partner Relations. Oversee driver relationships, identify and resolve problem areas for drivers, and negotiate with businesses for partner rewards.
  • Driver Support. Lead the day-to-day issues of thousands of drivers on our system.
  • Be Resourceful and Take Initiative. Take ownership of Uber's growth in your city and do everything you can to support and enhance the quality of our services.
  • Collaborate. You will have the backing of subject-matter experts who you will collaborate on a daily basis to make magic happen on the ground
  • Product Improvement. Diligently search for bugs or new features which could improve a seamless driver and rider experience.

 

 

What you'll need

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Engineering or similar field.
  • 4-5 years of Strategy Consulting, banking or operations background, with previous experience using data to lead and support business decisions.
  • Excellent excel skills, SQL skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated record of leading initiatives and projects at your organization.
  • Ability to work together with teams across the country to implement the best answer for your city
  • Ability to take initiative in a constantly-changing work environment and adopt a generalist do-what-it-takes mindset.

 

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