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Strategy & Planning Manager, Uber For Business

COMPANY

 

Uber

LOCATION

 

San Francisco, CA, US

Description

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 600 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.

About the Role

 

The S&P team is responsible for pushing our thinking beyond the here and now. They are responsible for digging into data, uncovering insights, then developing and socializing a viewpoint on where to play and how to win globally, and across our breadth of U4B solutions. They are deeply creative, balance "done" and "perfect", and possess a blend of analytical capabilities, strategic thinking and emotional intelligence. The S&P Manager role will take lead designing cross-collaboration frameworks, delivering strong data-driven analysis, is an expert problem solver, and able to dive deep on all areas of the business (from tech to go-to-market) to deliver creative solutions.

 

If you love driving strategic thinking, finding truth and insight into tough, unstructured problems and working with senior leaders in the organization to bring those insights into meaningful change, this role is for you.

What you’ll do

  • Be a proactive thought leader in helping shape U4B’s future direction and strategy.  Be an expert in financial, operational, and performance aspects of U4B
  • Lead business planning cycles ensuring balanced and proper headcount resourcing across teams, leverage the cross functional team to affect business outcomes, and ongoing tracking/optimization in partnership with counterparts on Strategic Finance
    • Define standard reporting metrics for U4B and partner with FP&A to own regular cadenced reporting on these metrics
    • Own and lead multiple key strategic initiatives and new opportunities across verticals & industries, performing a broad range of quantitative and qualitative analyses
    • Guide junior S&P resources via mentorship and training to support key initiatives.
    • Understand and track the global B2B market and local competition across all product lines
    • Identify gaps and propose changes to existing policy, systems and process frameworks; develop scalable solutions and work to manage risks across the organization and develop best practices
    • Leverage business intelligence, frameworks, and operational tactics to tackle the problems U4B leaders face; this includes initiatives around our strategy, planning, collaboration, accountability and more
    • Routinely present results of business case modeling and analysis, and act as a thought partner to U4B team leads across the globe and the Global Head of Uber for Business

 

What you’ll need

 

  • 8-10 years experience in management consulting, organizational design, corporate strategy, or project management experience in a technology/media company
  • Experience leading complex cross-functional projects independently and to a high degree of success and impact
  • Highly analytical with strong financial modeling and complex problem solving skills (background in investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience is preferred)
  • Ability to work with with different team members to design processes and implement strategic projects that solve business challenges
  • Ability to be independent, multi-task, and deal with time pressure in an unstructured environment; ability to work through uncertainty
  • Analytical mindset and proficient with data analysis tools like SQL and Excel
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

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