Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
1 - 3 Years
December 6, 2019
Business Planning Analyst
Postcode 1097 in Amsterdam Oost
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 lets move the world forward, together.
About the Role
We are looking for all-star Business Planning Associates to join the Central Strategy & Planning team within EMEA Community Operations. Our mission as a team is to ensure that EMEA CommOps will invest in the right opportunities and deliver leading-edge cost advantage. The analysts will drive strategic, financial and operational planning across a variety of Business Units – Rides, Eats, Jump, Freight – and channels, work on initiatives with impact across EMEA. The individual will help to steer operations at scale, identify strategic opportunities, navigate complexity and anticipate risks in operations.
For this role, we are looking for candidates with experience in management and strategy consulting, with great planning & organizational and problem solving skills. Strong sense of drive and end-to-end ownership are a must for the role. The candidate is at ease with data analytics and modeling techniques, has the ability to sync a strategic mindset with an operational attitude and deliver under tight deadlines.
The work that we do is connected. The analyst we are seeking is an effective, structured communicator who will interact with a broad stakeholder group, working closely with other Strategy & Planning teams, Strategic Finance, global and regional Community Operations teams and our network of support centers.
What Youll Do
Perform budget, forecasts and capacity planning for over $200M spending across EMEA
Develop/run sophisticated financial and operational modeling
Manage high-stakes relationships with stakeholders across complex matrix organizations
Coordinate capacity planning in EMEA network of in-house support locations
Develop business cases in close collaboration with Regional Operations teams to support investment decisions
Contribute / drive EMEA-wide projects related to strategic priorities
Own business control for the region
Special projects / ad hoc analyses – new initiatives, products, risks and opportunities are constantly arising
Help us build a best-in-class cost structure
Scoping options and making recommendations to drive strategy and business
What Youll Need
BS/MSc in Management, Finance, Economics, Engineering or similar
Minimum 2 years in Management and Strategy Consulting
Proficient in Excel and in financial / forecasting modeling skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills. Planning and organization is second nature to you in order to succeed in this job.
Strong problem solving skills. You can handle complexity but strive for simplicity. You possess the ability to distill complex analyses and nuanced problems into simple, logical frameworks with actionable insights and concrete action plans for our audience and stakeholders.
Strong stakeholder management and change management skills. High emotional intelligence and adept communication are required in our fast-moving environment
Structured and effective communicator (written communication, presentations, and verbal)
Attention to detail combined with swift execution. We need to do things quickly and we need to do them well
Hustle – hustle and passion are the lifeblood of Uber. We move fast and deliver results because of our hustle and passion
At ease working with data analytics and complex data sets (excited to improve data analyst skills using SQL)
Bonus Points If
Strong preference for people who is proficient in SQL
About the Team
Community Operations is the organization having the most frequent and meaningful interactions with Ubers customers – drivers, riders, couriers, eaters, restaurants – throughout their lifetime. Our mission is to develop a world-class support organization that scales effectively, is reliable and consistent, and provides unmatched service to our Uber community.