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Head of Strategy & Planning for New Verticals



4 Árboles, Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico · Taiwan
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023
#GreatMindsDon’tThinkAlike At Uber, we take pride in our diversity and working environment that sees you as more than just a person that can do the job, but a unique individual that can level up our organization with a perspective only you can offer. Uber provides a truly open culture that encourages all to voice their thoughts. (Diversity Statement) About The RoleNew Verticals (NV) is a fast-growing startup within Uber that enables consumers to get just about anything delivered through the UberEats app or The Head of Strategy & Planning for NV, Uber Eats Taiwan is an important member of the core leadership team for the NV business. Reporting to the General Manager and working closely with cross functional team leaders, you will shape the strategy for the next phase of NV in Taiwan, carefully considering the stage and competitive context of our business and the different requirements across our 17 cities.With your well developed business acumen and trusted relationships across teams, you are expected to bring sophisticated insights to the table, constantly pushing our thinking to be creative and fresh, yet with appropriate levels of risk. The person in this role will help the General Manager have a clear cross-team view, understanding Taiwan’s business in its entirety. What You’ll Do
  • Business Planning: Lead half-yearly and annual planning (strategic, financial, people), which includes crafting a compelling country strategic narrative, identifying headline goals, and partnering with cross functional teams to determine corresponding OKRs in an integrated and cohesive manner. Partner with the Operations team on go-to-market strategy for new businesses or products as needed.
  • Governance & Performance Management: Maintain a lean, effective operating cadence for accountability and decision making, allowing the team to remain nimble and dynamic while setting up the business to outperform plans. Partner closely with Strategic Finance for P&L oversight, promptly calling out opportunity and risk areas to the GM for decision making.
  • Analytics & Insights: Acquire deep understanding of the operational aspects of our marketplace and generate strategic insights that surface growth opportunities in both the core business as well as new verticals.
  • Industry & Competition: Partner with the Regional Strategy and Planning team to provide competitive insights and innovate on competitive strategy.
  • Org & Enablement: Partner with the GM to create the right organization structure to enable effective strategy execution.
What You Will Need / Bonus Points
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in finance, strategy, consulting, investment banking or similar analytical roles. Preferably in Q-commerce, CPG, Retail industries
  • Strong commercial and operational acumen as well as critical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to build strong, cross functional relationships.
  • Project and change management experience.
  • Team leadership and development experience.
Unsure if this role is the right fit for you? We encourage you to review the details of the job role and imagine how you can impact not only our organization but the world using your unique talents. We reimagine the way the world moves for the better. Even if you do not fit all of the criteria for the role, we welcome you to apply to explore opportunities within Uber.Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.