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Regional Manager at Bolt

Regional Manager at Bolt

About the job: Regional Manager – Bolt Ride-Hailing Operations (East and South Africa)

About Us:

At Bolt, we’re a dynamic tech company with over 150 million customers in 45+ countries, making us one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe and Africa. Our mission is to create cities for people, not cars, and we welcome diverse individuals to join us in making it happen.

About the Role:

As a Regional Manager, you will lead Bolt’s Ride-Hailing Operations in East and South Africa. Reporting to the Regional Director for Africa & International Markets, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the region, developing critical stakeholder relationships, and managing the country managers for Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Location: Preferred locations for this role are Nairobi, Kenya, or Johannesburg, South Africa.

Your Daily Adventures Will Include:

  1. Financial and Strategic Planning:
    • Lead the regional financial and strategic planning process.
    • Design, implement, and optimize regional business and operational strategies/goals with Country Managers.
  2. P&L Oversight:
    • Oversee regional P&L delivery against set KPIs.
    • Ensure impactful investments and operational efficiency.
  3. Business Reviews:
    • Lead monthly and/or quarterly regional business reviews.
  4. Operational Excellence:
    • Operationalize key growth initiatives and/or best practices across the region.
    • Maintain awareness of local competition and industry trends.
  5. Team Building:
    • Build and grow local teams in collaboration with Country Managers.
  6. Collaboration:
    • Advise and collaborate with HQ teams such as Product, Legal, or Marketing to execute key initiatives.
  7. Expansion Strategy:
    • Set and implement the expansion strategy for the East and South Africa region.

About You:

  • 7+ years of experience in operations or general management.
  • Proven track record in a regional, cross-functional, high-growth, and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills with excellent negotiation and communication abilities.
  • Experience building relationships with leaders and peers.
  • Analytical mindset with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Passion for new technologies and ridesharing.
  • Strong sense of ownership with a hands-on approach.

Why You’ll Love It Here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners across 45 countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Enjoy a rewarding salary and stock option package.
  • Flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Wellness perks for your physical and mental health.

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!


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