Country Head at Brave in Nairobi

Country Head

About the company...
At the click of a button, we provided a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, we are providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Based in Nairobi, Kampala and Barcelona, we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.

About the work...
The Country Head of Kenya plays a pivotal role for the company and will manage the company in Kenya. This is a huge opportunity for growth and you will be working with one of the most dynamic and fast moving companies in East Africa!

Responsibilities:
  • Lead our success in Kenya
  • Build & execute the country strategy, with focus on growth, expansion, our brand and P&L management
  • Manage a fast growing team through leadership that values humility, empathy, growth of our people, and leading by example
  • Maintain external relations for the company across government, business, transportation associations, and the wider community
  • Be confident in the areas of operations, marketplaces, customer acquisition, and product.

Skills Required:
  • +5 years in business management experience in operations, consulting, strategy, technology, business development or a similar area
  • Strong managerial experience growing and empowering a team
  • Knowledge of cities in Kenya. Experience working in informal transportation and logistics is a plus
  • Experience in stakeholder and external management is required.
  • Understanding of how local authorities and government operate is a plus.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience starting and growing projects or entreprises
  • Data-driven decision making mindset and solid analytical skills with an advanced experience of Excel is a must
  • Creativity and passion for building a company that provides a beautiful product
  • Solid academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades
  • Firm understanding on how to maintain a performance culture

Benefits 
  • Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth and impact 
  • Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in East Africa. 
  • Competitive salary based on experience 
  • Free Boda transport 
  • Free lunch every day 

Brave

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