Strategy & Planning Lead (US & Canada) - UberEverything

3 months ago
US-CA-San Francisco
Department
Operations & Launch - City Operations
US-CA-San Francisco
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
www.uber.com

Uber Overview

Uber Overview

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.

The Strategy & Planning Lead will champion high priority projects of the US and Canada Central Operations team.  Working with teams across the region, this role will provide hands-on leadership to help design, prioritize, and implement projects to help this fast growing business scale. Leveraging operational and analytical experience from challenging environments in the past, this role will be instrumental in driving our business forward. We're looking for someone who can set a vision and can resolve problems from 30,000 feet as well as get into the details. This role will work across many functions and teams, in the region and at both our domestic and international headquarters.

As a key member of UberEats Leadership team, you will lead strategic projects through your analytics, thorough data-driven approach, and operational mindset. For this role you should have excellent critical thinking skills, excellent time-management and organizational habits, and the ability to clearly communicate and present information to seek buy-in.

Job Description

About the Role

 

The Strategy & Planning Lead will champion high priority projects of the US and Canada Central Operations team. Working with teams across the region, this role will provide hands-on leadership to help design, prioritize, and implement projects to help this fast growing business scale. Leveraging operational and analytical experience from challenging environments in the past, this role will be instrumental in driving our business forward. We're looking for someone who can set a vision and can resolve problems from 30,000 feet as well as get into the details. This role will work across many functions and teams, in the region and at both our domestic and international headquarters.

As a key member of UberEats Leadership team, you will lead strategic projects through your analytics, thorough data-driven approach, and operational mindset. For this role you should have excellent critical thinking skills, excellent time-management and organizational habits, and the ability to clearly communicate and present information to seek buy-in.

 

Perks

What You'll Do

 

  • You will have vision: Work closely with the Head of US/CAN Central Operations, Strategy and Planning Leads and General Managers across the region to develop overall company operational strategy
  • You will practice thought leadership: Work with Leadership team in Central Operations to set strategic priorities, align the vision, and share best practices
  • Program/Project manage: Be a resourceful multi-tasker, supporting city teams across the region
  • Be the go to person for many key initiatives, not just for Operations, but across key teams within the organization such as Finance, Growth, and Product
  • Improve processes: Identify operational and structural weaknesses and help improve existing or or develop new processes to keep our local and regional teams as efficient as possible
  • Scale: Build, maintain, and communicate detailed reporting models to assist city-level, regional, and expansion efforts, and make data driven decisions
  • Cultivate relationships: Interface with other functional areas (Engineering, Business Development, People Operations, Product, Legal, Finance etc.) to ensure we are bringing all available tools to bear on our toughest problems
  • Lead by example: Be incredibly truth-seeking with data, set high standards for the team to think boldly and creatively and then to funnel that energy into concrete processes and execution plans, be efficient, be biased toward action

 

What You'll Need

 

  • At least 8 years of investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills
  • The ability to work with remote teams and across time zones to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment
  • The ability to balance attention to detail with swift execution - we need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well
  • Self-starter attitude - the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role
  • High standards across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on
  • A "driver" personality - biased toward action, great collaborator and excellent disambiguator/simplifier - you're constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Exceptional Excel / data management skills
  • Ownership- commitment to contributing to Uber's growth in your city and getting the job done
  • You are a clear and concise communicator with the ability to synthesize a lot of information quickly, highlight the key take aways, and disseminate actionable insights.
  • A Bachelor's degree. 

Bonus Points

  • Some high-growth operations experience is highly preferred
  • MBA highly preferred

 

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