Bolt (formally Taxify) Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!



  2022-08-12
  Lagos

Bolt (formally Taxify) is one of the fastest growing startups in the world with over 30M happy customers in 30+ countries, from Europe to Mexico to Africa. We’re building a ride-hailing app to connect millions of riders and drivers around the world to make travel easier, quicker and more reliable. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Country Manager
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary:

  • We are looking for a Country Manager in Nigeria to lead our Ridehailing business.
  • 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.
  • This strategic role will be the interface between our business and the key city/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).
  • This is a critical, impactful and highly rewarding role: Nigeria is an exciting market that is equipped for Bolt to make urban travel more affordable, convenient, and responsible.

Job Description:
Your daily adventures will include:

  • Advocating and elevating Bolt’s brand, product and service by working closely with local authorities and policy makers
  • Navigate through regulatory matters and local policies within the transportation and tech industry
  • Expand Bolt’s presence and services across the country
  • Define, implement and optimise local business and operational strategies/goals with local operations team
  • 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 drives growth and efficiency
  • Take ownership of Bolt’s growth in South Africa by ensuring both local operations and HQ teams support and collaborate actively with each other to meet business goals

Job Requirements:
We are looking for:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or other analytical subject
  • 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
  • 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 are passionate about new technologies and ridesharing
  • You have a strong sense of ownership with a hands-on approach
  • You are comfortable with developing business frameworks to support your strategies and decisions

You will get extra credits for:

  • Experience in sharing economy, tech business, transport industry, startup or dynamic high-growth company
  • Experience in product launches or running a business

Benefits:
Why you’ll love it here:

  • Your daily duties will have a meaningful impact on millions of people all over the world.
  • You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine.
  • As we grow, so will you! Bolt’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development.
  • You’ll always be kept informed. Our bi-weekly All Hands meetings bring our global teams together, ensuring we’re all up to speed and moving forward as one.
  • Switching off is important! At Bolt, we like to work hard and play hard. Enjoy our fun team events, office snacks, free merch and more!

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline: Not Specified.



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