Head of Strategy, SEA
Singapore • Launch Team
Founded in 2014, ofo is the world’s first and leading station free bike-sharing platform operated via an online mobile application. ofo is created for sharing and aims to unlock every corner of the world by making bikes accessible to everyone. To date, ofo has connected over 10 million bikes in 180 cities across 15 countries: China, Singapore, UK, US, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Thailand, Austria, Japan, Russia, the Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia and Spain. The platform generates more than 25 million daily transactions and has provided over 200 million global users with 4 billion efficient, convenient and green rides.
We are now operating in Singapore as our APAC headquarters with aggressive plans to grow throughout the Asia Pacific region by hiring people focused on market entry and expansion.
You'll be tasked to be hands on in ground up initiatives, growing and scaling operations and processes from scratch with a lean team. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, do apply!
The Head of Strategy role will be a first hire for ofo as we approach our early stage expansion strategy. This role is the right opportunity for someone with market and analytical sense, who has helped grow and scale startups and organisations looking to grow fast. You will be working directly with the senior leadership in each country in Southeast Asia to craft ofo’s strategy across the region. You will be tasked to form a small and agile team to grow this function.
What you’ll do
Develop mid to long-term plans for expansion , foster strategic partnerships in our key markets in SE Asia, use strong analytical skills to optimize operation strategy, identify and improve business operations, supply chain, organizational design.
Act as a consultant for strategic initiatives within SE Asia
Execute operational improvement plans to deliver the strategic vision, Lead planning processes across cross functional teams to drive sustainability, Ensure alignement with priorities
Manage quality programs, develop communication plans, lead internal training programs supporting strategic implementations
What you'll need
The right person will come with analytical go to market skills, possesses strategy experience in a startup environment or consulting / banking experience
Leadership skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively across Asian organizations
Experience working within ride-hailing, on-ground delivery or E-commerce industry in Asian countries highly preferred
MBA, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience with knowledge in data analytics with data visualization and presentations skills