About the role

The Business Finance team is at the center of thinking and executing Careem’s financial strategy, at both the group- as well as platform-level, with the objective of successfully achieving the company’s ambitious growth targets and building competitive advantage for it. As the Senior Manager, you will be responsible for shaping the finance strategy of Careem as it evolves from a Ride hailing player to an everyday Super App of the region and also build and track the Careem goals across the company. It will be part of the team’s mandate to lay down specific goals and OKRs for Careem’s Super App vision and strategy. In order to be able to drive necessary projects, you will need to engage in many market/industry discussions, build relationships with Uber counterparts, gather necessary intel internally to be repackaged and communicated to a wider audience. You will also need to engage in many interviews and insights collection from our C4 stakeholders (colleagues, customers, captains and communities). On top of participating in goals articulation for Careem at the holding-level, you will also be responsible to track the performance and agree on key initiatives to unblock performance. 


The role of Senior Manager is a very strategic role in Careem:


  • Working with the company’s senior leadership and C-Suite on a daily basis
  • Work with the Careem leadership team (incl. Board) as and when required on a variety of topics
  • Create business cases to launch new business lines supported by data and analytics across all verticals globally
  • Work on identifying new potential markets / segments / use-cases and collaborate across verticals and functions to devise the entry strategy for new verticals, incl sizing and prioritization of opportunities
  • Define organizational priorities on an annual and quarterly basis, at the group-level 
  • Track organizational priorities regularly. Report the updates to the leadership. Help leadership identify the key gaps in strategy execution and problem-solve with various stakeholders on how to bridge the gaps in the strategy execution


About you 

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence and customer service, and a strong alignment with our core values and purpose.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Relevant Master’s education background, especially MBA or a masters in Finance from a top-tier academic institution
  • 8+ years of experience in professional environments, especially working with the finance or strategy team of a leading tech company and/or a finance transformation experience in a management consulting firm (incl. Big4)
  • A passion for and demonstrated experience working with technology companies including internet, super app, and marketplace focused companies
  • Comfortable with continuous engagement with C-level and Senior Leadership
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (both verbal and written) – comfortable with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong team-play, comfortable with cross-team collaboration
  • Prior experience in a senior position in a super app company or relevant adjacencies is a plus

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