Strategy and Special Projects Lead
Manila, Philippines
4d ago

Do you love food and convenience put together? Then you will definitely love foodpanda!

foodpanda brings good food into the everyday, whether delivering on our signature pink bikes or serving insights into the newest food trends and showcasing local favorite restaurants.

We operate in 11 countries worldwide. Through the energy of our riders and the teams in all of our office spaces, we connect lovers of food to our brilliant partner restaurants.

We're changing the way food delivery is viewed and experienced worldwide.

We are the leading online food delivery service in the Asia-Pacific region with a wide variety of restaurant options. Operated by Delivery Hero, the global leader in the food delivery industry, processing over 1 million orders everyday and is operating in 40+ markets in the world, with 17,000 employees and approximately 200,000+ restaurant partners.

This doesn't happen without our awesome people! We are looking for an Expansion and Projects Manager to join our growing Team in New Verticals!

This role will be based in Manila and will report to the Head of Operations, New Verticals. The role will be mainly focused on setting up, building and maintaining our network of micro-fulfillment centers across key market areas.

The role would focus on on-the-ground analysis of potential areas, work with external partners to identify cost effective strategies & act on those strategies.

The role would also focus on building internal and external relationships and use those relationships to achieve business goals.

What's on the menu to do :

  • Determine the feasibility of current & planned initiatives through quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Plan and manage special projects implemented across the business group, to increase operational efficiency
  • Monitor and improve operational capabilities of various different business units to gain competitive advantage.
  • Create financial models in order to determine bottom-line feasibility of implemented projects & financial impact of potential risk areas that might affect the business.
  • Prepare detailed plans to track and monitor project development and performance
  • Coordinate directly with relevant internal and external business partners
  • Negotiate and maintain relationships with internal & external stakeholders
  • Deliver significant operational improvement and financial benefits to meet annual targets
  • What do you bring to the table?

  • At least 2-3 years work-related experience in a related role
  • Preferably a graduate of a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management / Industrial Engineering, Economics, or equivalent
  • Experience in financial modelling (ie P&L forecasting & analysis)
  • Analytical mind and business acumen with ability to work with large amounts of data to discover patterns and trends and to form conclusions based on findings.
  • Must be extremely detailed oriented.

  • Highly proficient in MS office, G-suite & with particular focus on MS Excel / Google Sheets.
  • Proven experience in handling adhoc teams, negotiating & implementing special projects related to improving business KPIs
  • Experience in handling expansion projects, experience in handling similar expansion projects is a plus.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, experience in presenting to C-suite levels is a plus.
  • What we have for you :

    We have a steep learning curve and because of that, not a day is boring here! This is a place for those looking for challenges, learning and fast growth.

    You will experience the start-up environment in a stable global organization

    When food marries tech -it’s just a promising industry

  • We have a vibrant and international team with diverse backgrounds
  • This is a brand with competitive employees in an all hands on deck environment!
  • We recognize top performers, welcome our newbies, and share good food!
  • Competitive package, incentives, allowances, food perks, HMO, and more!
  • Up for the challenge? Apply Now!

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