At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're  pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.

We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world. Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech. 

We’re well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups. Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.

Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries.

 

Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East region, providing a host of daily services that people need to move around, order food, deliver things and transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organization that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem provides its services in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created two million income-generating opportunities in the region. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020.

Our team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for talented colleagues to help us in our mission to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. 

About the role

Careem is looking for a strategic ‘People Engagement Partner' based in Egypt to lead our People Partnering & Culture activities. Being part of Careem, you will be driving our People initiatives and supporting our growing family. The ideal candidate has experience in fast-paced, dynamic environments and can help scale/manage our rapid growth. We are seeking someone who can thrive in ambiguous situations, while fostering a collaborative, open, and fun culture!

What you will do:

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  • Advise and guide our colleagues on all aspects of leadership capability, e.g. performance, collaboration, team working, set and achieve targets around a high performing business function
  • Provide expertise in designing and delivering targeted solutions including strategic planning, change management, and team building
  • Collaborate coach leadership teams to effectively manage their people in line with the people policy, procedure and people business plans to develop functional business performance whilst managing business risk
  • Guide and support business leaders in the introduction and implementation of initiatives developed to drive operating efficiency and effectiveness
  • Culture (Egypt)
  • Contribute to the development of a robust culture through role modeling Careem values and the behaviors 
  • Design and lead initiatives including research and diagnostics (e.g. best practices in alike tech companies for Hybrid model) to build organizational commitment to the desired culture & sense of connection
  • Work with corporate affairs & various teams on global culture activities
  • Careem culture becomes a stellar EVP for Egypt country

 

What you'll need

  • 6-9 years’ experience as Business Partner & Culture in a rapidly growing environment
  • Strong desire to help others and intellectual curiosity about people and organization challenges
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and judgment; ability to make sound decisions independently
  • Effective influencer, communication, and interpersonal skills; great listener
  • Analytically driven; fluent with data-driven analysis
  • Comfortable working in a constantly changing environment
  • Experience in helping organizations scale while maintaining core cultural values

 

 

 

What we'll provide you

In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this. As a Careem colleague you will be able to: 

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds 
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day

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