Head of Growth

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About the company...
At the click of a button, we provided a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, we are providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Based in Nairobi, Kampala and Barcelona, we are a venture-funded company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.

The role:
The Head of Food role plays a pivotal role for the company, owning and building a new innovative business line.
The role will require highly innovative approaches (not copy & pasting from other markets) to building the best
service across East and West Africa.

● Responsible for growth of the company’s innovative food delivery platform that provides first-class convenience and empowers small merchants across our cities.
● In localized and market specific conditions, build the business unit across multiple markets, with a focus on building a great product, ensuring its growth and adoption
● Be confident in the areas of marketplace management, customer acquisition, driver supply, and a deep product understanding from all users perspectives.
● Manage a fast growing team through leadership that values humility, empathy, growth of our people, and leading by example

You should have:
● 5+ years experience in operations, consulting, strategy, technology, business development or a similar area
● Strong managerial experience growing and empowering a team
● Familiarity with on-demand services and innovations in the space
● Knowledge of the food delivery, logistics, or food production value chains is highly preferred
● Serious entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience starting and growing projects or entreprises
● Data-driven decision making mindset and solid analytical skills with an advanced experience of Excel and other software packages
● Creativity and passion for building something that is innovative and has an impact.
● Solid academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades
● Firm understanding on how to maintain a performance culture that is data-driven

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