- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.
We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.
About the Role
The Head of Country role is key to develop Uber’s presence in Milan, Rome and across Italy for our ridesharing business. Heads of Country are strong, effective and empathetic communicators - ensuring people understand our impact and mission. As the local face of Uber, you’ll represent the business at events and in front a wide range of external stakeholders, including government officials, business partners or media.
We believe in solving local problems with local solutions, so you deeply understand your market, local regulations and are able to devise and deliver custom solutions to make every Uber trip a seamless experience for our riders and driver-partners. You seek out problems in your city and innovate ways to use our technology to help solve them.
What You’ll Do
Become the key representative of Uber’s long term reputation in Italy, working closely with functional (e.g., marketing, operations, etc.) teams to deliver on our long term reputational commitments
Coordinate our Policy, Comms and Legal strategy in close coordination with each functional area, ensuring alignment and prioritization of projects
Be the local face of Uber Italy and represent the business across a wide range of media and public speaking engagements.
Work with our Policy team to maintain and grow strong working relationships with local and national government stakeholders and regulators, notably to ensure a seamless process for candidate to become driver.
Engage with local public deciders (city representatives, transit venues, public transport operators, etc.) or reputable local companies to develop partnerships and enhance reputation
Identify strategic initiatives and areas the central and functional teams should focus on and become a key influencer, and often executor, of those
What You’ll Need
A minimum of 8 years of experience of project management / management consulting / investment banking / business development in a large business, or of growing a startup
Strong communication and organization skills
Adaptability and autonomy - you will need to juggle multiple projects in a continuously moving environment
Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
Curious and eager to learn - you are interested in all things and can build up skills and knowledge very fast to become a recognized subject matter expert amongst your peers
Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get shit done attitude
High Emotional IQ – you deal with private and public stakeholders with no problem
About the company
Uber Technologies Inc. is an American international transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company develops, markets and operates the Uber mobile app, which allows consumers with smartphones to submit a trip request which is then routed to Uber drivers who use their own cars. By May 28, 2015, the service was available in 58 countries and 300 cities worldwide. Since Uber's launch, several other companies have copied its business model, a trend that has come to be referred to as "Uberification".