MEA Strategy & Planning Associate
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.
Passionate about high-growth startups and have excellent analytical skills? Are you a demonstrated team player, strategic thinker, and executor? Are you excited about turning large amounts of raw data into meaningful business information? We want to hear from you. 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.
As a member of Uber’s Sub-Saharan Africa Strategy and Planning team, you will contribute to the strategic decision-making process and support operational excellence throughout the region. You have great analytical skills, a marked taste for operational challenges, excellent time-management and organizational habits and the ability to clearly communicate and present information.
What you’ll do
Drive analysis on important strategic decisions in order to improve operational and financial performance of markets in the regionDevelop analytical frameworks to support the company in new markets and productsBuild, maintain, and communicate detailed reporting models to assist city-level, regional, and expansion effortsCollaborate with central and local teams to identify, document and quantify the impact and efficiency of premier tools and processes
What you’ll need
3 years of investment banking/consulting/business intelligence or related experience; high-growth analytics or operations experience a plusMS in science, engineering, economics, finance or similar fieldA team player mentalityExcellent communication and organization skillsThe ability to balance attention to detail with swift execution – we need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well. Balancing those can be challenging, and this should be a strengthSelf-starter mindset – the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role.Exceptional Excel / SQL / data management skills. You bring some impressive know-how (and the understanding that there’s always more to learn)
Employees are given Uber credits every month.Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.Smart, engaged co-workers.
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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