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Strategy & Planning Lead - UberEats, Sri Lanka

Strategy & Planning, Operations
in Colombo, Sri Lanka

About the Role

  • Strategic Planning: Lead half-yearly and annual planning (strategic, financial, people), which includes crafting a compelling country strategic narrative, identifying headline goals, and partnering with cross functional teams to determine corresponding OKRs in an integrated and cohesive manner. Partner with the Operations team on go-to-market strategy for new businesses or products as needed.
  • Governance & Performance Management: Maintain a lean, effective operating cadence for accountability and decision making, allowing the team to remain nimble and dynamic while setting up the business to outperform plans. Partner closely with Strategic Finance for P&L oversight, promptly calling out opportunity and risk areas to the GM for decision making.
  • Analytics & Insights: Acquire deep understanding of the operational aspects of our marketplace and generate strategic insights that surface growth opportunities in both the core business as well as new verticals.
  • Industry & Competition: Partner with the Regional Strategy and Planning team to provide competitive insights and innovate on competitive strategy.
  • Org & Enablement: Partner with the GM to create the right organization structure to enable effective strategy execution.

What You'll Do

  • Strategic Planning: Lead half-yearly and annual planning (strategic, financial, people), which includes crafting a compelling country strategic narrative, identifying headline goals, and partnering with cross functional teams to determine corresponding OKRs in an integrated and cohesive manner. Partner with the Operations team on go-to-market strategy for new businesses or products as needed.
  • Governance & Performance Management: Maintain a lean, effective operating cadence for accountability and decision making, allowing the team to remain nimble and dynamic while setting up the business to outperform plans. Partner closely with Strategic Finance for P&L oversight, promptly calling out opportunity and risk areas to the GM for decision making.
  • Analytics & Insights: Acquire deep understanding of the operational aspects of our marketplace and generate strategic insights that surface growth opportunities in both the core business as well as new verticals.
  • Industry & Competition: Partner with the Regional Strategy and Planning team to provide competitive insights and innovate on competitive strategy.
  • Org & Enablement: Partner with the GM to create the right organization structure to enable effective strategy execution.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in finance, strategy, consulting, investment banking or similar analytical roles.
  • Strong commercial and operational acumen as well as critical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to build strong cross functional relationships.
  • Project and change management experience.
  • Team leadership and development experience.
  • Advanced Excel (Google sheet) modeling
  • MBA, BA, or BS from top university

What You'll Need

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in finance, strategy, consulting, investment banking or similar analytical roles.
  • Strong commercial and operational acumen as well as critical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to build strong cross functional relationships.
  • Project and change management experience.
  • Team leadership and development experience.
  • Advanced Excel (Google sheet) modeling
  • MBA, BA, or BS from top university

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