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Senior Strategy & Planning Associate

Central Operations, Operations & Launch
in Tokyo, Japan

About the Role

The Senior Strategy & Planning Associate partners with business leaders to provide strategic, operational and analytical support. We're looking for someone who can set a vision and tackle problems from 30,000 feet as well as dive deep into the details. Working across different functions and geographies will mean you will have considerable visibility of business operations and opportunities to drive meaningful business outcomes.

As a member of Uber's North Asia Strategy & Planning Team, you will help drive the strategic decision-making processes throughout the region through your analytical and operational approach. The right person for this role should have deep analytical skills, excellent time-management and organizational habits, the ability to clearly communicate and present information to seek buy-in, and a passion for developing and mentoring people.

What You'll Do:

  • Strategy & Forensics: Develop strategies, business cases and recommendations based on your insights and analytics. You will be working on identifying the next big growth opportunities, articulate winning models, and plan to win.
  • Planning, Delivery and Reporting: Build, run and improve the governance of the Japan & Korea Rideshare team. This includes chairing regular cadence meetings, helping the business to make data driven decisions through detailed reporting models, and coordinate offshore data analytics teams.
  • Strategic project delivery: Drive or support one or a few key strategic projects. You will coordinate the different functions (Operations, Marketing, Policy, Legal, Tax, etc...), from initial scoping phases (opportunity sizing, customer proposition), all the way down to implementation.

What You'll Need:

  • Problem Solving: Effectively resolving issues that involve people, things, and processes by using logic and common sense. Identifying the root cause of a problem as opposed to focusing on the symptoms. Outstanding excel/data management skills and general financial acumen.
  • Planning and Organisation: Appropriately prioritizing and planning of projects and/or tasks that improve the benefit for the organization. Setting up and maintaining systems to appropriately structure and keep track of tasks and projects.
  • Communication: You are a clear and concise communicator who can synthesize a lot of information quickly, highlight the key takeaways, and disseminate meaningful insights.
  • Teamwork: Demonstrates optimism, respects others and works well in a team
  • Partner Management: Engaging, advising, and gaining the support of various partners. Taking time to build helpful relationships; earning the trust of others within the organization through strong situational awareness and reliability.
  • Grittiness. You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and address something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away.
  • Minimum 3 years of strategy consulting / investment banking or related experience
  • Bonus: SQL Proficient - which is highly preferred.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.