General Manager UAE

  • Lime
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Feb 12, 2022

Job Description

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We are on a mission to build a future of transportation that is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million electric bike and scooter rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, saving an estimated 60+ million car trips. Learn more at li.me!We are looking for a General Manager with a passion for innovation, knack for problem solving, and ability to thrive in ambiguity to create first-class customer experiences. You will be responsible for overall market performance and growth in a strategic and critical role. Our General Managers are creative, big-picture individuals who are accountable for their own P&L and team. This includes not only financial management but also team leadership across departments (including government relations, partnerships, operations and local marketing). As General Manager, you will not only ensure operational excellence but will also have your finger on the local market pulse, identifying new opportunities for growth while building and maintaining important partnerships.

What You'll Do:

  • Be an owner. Build and implement the market growth strategy across multiple departments with the full support of HQ.
  • Build a high performing team. Define hiring needs, execute on those needs, and train new team members.
  • Monitor performance. Track and report supply and demand metrics. Use data to creatively solve problems, find ways to improve, and track results.
  • Drive results. Forecast and set quarterly goals for your market, while creating an environment of experimentation, analytical thinking and precision to reach those goals.
  • Share information. Communicate across the organisation to ensure timely resolutions, quality control, and process feedback. Generate feedback and recommendations to central operations, business, product and engineering teams.
  • Be the face of Lime. As the leader of your market, you will meet with local officials, business owners and customers as a representative of Lime.
  • Be a culture carrier, and create a fun, inclusive, and safe workplace.

About You:

  • Bilingual Arabic/English
  • 7+ years combined experience in consulting, business management, or operations, ideally in a startup or similar environment
  • Experience as a team manager
  • Excellent communicator who is capable of motivating teams, collaborating with diverse groups across a large organisation, and liaising with external partners as needed
  • A great understanding of real-time marketplaces within an analytical mindset (supply and demand economics)
  • Experience navigating ambiguous environments solving complex problems while exercising good judgement
  • Ability to simplify difficult problems into solvable tasks that can be acted upon
  • A data-driven nature, and attention to detail that drive your love of process improvement
  • Comfortable learning and adapting to new concepts and using new tools
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and driven with the ability to learn new skills that will enable you to grow with the role
  • B.A/B.S or equivalent required; MBA preferred

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to revolutionise transportation in your hometown with the leader in urban mobility solutions
  • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
  • A position that offers a variety of career and resume building experiences at the intersection of product and operations
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organisation, with tons of opportunity for growth
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We want people with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets to join us—not just to do great work, but to build a better, more representative world.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

251-500

Sectors

Transportation

Drawdown solutions

Electric Bikes