Head of Business Development - Russia
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.
As Head of Business Development – Russia, you’ll have the opportunity to join a high growth company and shape and deliver on a plan to create mind share and broad usage of the Uber mobile app among hundreds of millions of consumers in the region.
Your responsibilities will include defining key market segments to target, and driving the necessary business relationships at the C-level with Russian partners to: (1) accelerate growth in Uber riders; (2) increase the supply of transport available on the Uber platform; and (3) establish partnerships that increase Uber’s profitability. You’ll also work closely with the Uber product team in San Francisco to help evolve Uber’s service and address issues, concerns, and requests from the field.
You have an excellent ability to think strategically and analytically about business and product opportunities, and a demonstrated portfolio of accomplishments initiating and driving high-value partnerships with the largest and most important companies across the region, within the Internet and mobile spaces. A keen sense of responsibility, speedy execution, and initiative is a must. You are comfortable as an individual contributor / deal lead, as well as a manager that leads your team to drive an engagement.
What you’ll do
Serve as a key member of the Uber Business Development team in helping to drive overall market plan.Define the Uber Russia partnership roadmap.Set a strategic business development plan for Russian target markets and ensure it’s in line with the overall Uber strategic direction.Execute on Uber’s top partnership opportunities in Russia, while working with key internal stakeholders (e.g. product, engineering, operations, legal, etc.).Identify specific prospects/partners to approach and effectively communicate the specific value proposition for the partner’s business and use case.Prepare and give business reviews to Uber senior management team regarding progress and roadblocks to increasing adoption of Uber by riders and transport partners.Handle a high volume of engagements and the fast pace of our company.
What you’ll need
At least 7 years of business development experience in Russia.Experience with establishing, maintaining and leveraging C-level relationships at partner companies.Ability to fuse business, strategy, finance and legal concepts to lead complex, multi-faceted deals.Oversight experience of leading a team of at least 5 to 10 employees.Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as leadership skills.Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.Fluent Russian and English.Extensive senior relationships with business leaders across Russia’s top companies.
MBA or JD highly desired.Prior experience working for a technology company.Experience with company development activities.
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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