About the job
We are looking for a Country Manager in Qatar to lead and launch our Ride-hailing business.
This strategic role will be the interface between our business and the key country stakeholders (i.e. regulators, government officials, local communities etc). You will be working closely with the local operations team, Regional manager, HQ teams (ie Growth Analytics, Expansion, Global Operations, Marketing, Product, Regulatory, CS).
About the role
You will be responsible for leading the market, developing and nurturing critical relationships that will grow our business, strengthen our position and build drivers & riders growth, engagement and retention while managing a high-performing team.
Your daily adventures will include:
Bring Bolt to Qatar and ensure that everything is ready for a successful launch, lead the financial and strategic planning process and be responsible for its implementation
Define, implement and optimize local business and operational strategies/goals with the local operations team
Advocating and elevating Bolt’s brand, product and service by working closely with local authorities and policy makers
Expand Bolt’s presence and services across the country
Establish strategic partnerships with local fleet owners and other relevant businesses/entities
Identify trends, risks and improvement opportunities on a local level that may impact the business
Advise and closely collaborate with HQ teams such as Product, Legal or Marketing to develop and execute key initiatives that drive growth and efficiency
Take ownership of Bolt’s growth in Qatar by ensuring both local operations and HQ teams support and collaborate actively with each other to meet business goals
You have 7+ years of experience in an operations management or general management role
You are a strong leader and collaborator with excellent negotiation and communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and Arabic
You are a hustler, not stopping after several obstacles a day
You are highly analytical and have a data-driven mindset with excellent Excel skills
You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or other analytical subject
You are passionate about new technologies and ride-sharing
You have a strong sense of ownership with a hands-on approach
Needs to have a Qatar residence permit
You are comfortable with developing business frameworks to support your strategies and decision