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Manager, Venture Development, Grab Ventures

Job Description

Get to know our Team: 

  • Grab Ventures incubates new businesses within Grab and also partners dynamic tech startups globally that have solutions to South East Asia’s on-demand platform, payments and O2O challenges

  • We are seeking a passionate individual to grow this team of creative and strategic thinkers who drive innovation at Grab, who launches high impact new initiatives and incubates new businesses that support Grab’s core business

  • We are a diverse mix of ex startup founders, west coast techies, management consultants and experienced consumer tech professionals

Get to know the Role:

We are looking for Launchers to start a new vertical from scratch in matter of months building and growing our business while providing excellent service to our users.

Specifically we are looking for someone to help launch our healthcare JV with Ping An Good Doctor, the leading online healthcare player from China.

New verticals are a critical piece of Grab's success and Launchers are at the tip of the spear. This is an intense business-side startup role where no two days alike--there is no such thing as a typical day. To excel, you have to be smart, but more importantly, you have to be self-motivated, have exceptional relation-building skills and be highly analytical. We are looking for superstars who can operate independently, move fast, and get things done, and love finding solutions to a problem.

If this sound like you--read on!

The day-to-day activities:

  • Become an expert on the new business: understand the business model, pain points, market opportunity, and business economic

  • Establish standard for performance and playbook  in order to consistently provide the highest-quality service to outserve our customers and monitoring how the progress is

  • Work closely across Grab functions such as ops, product, analytics, and BD teams to ensure successful launch and management

  • Work closely with marketing team to identify key levers that will accelerate the new business growth by consistently innovating and executing on unique strategies for acquiring customers

  • Own the execution of all program management initiative, prioritize and manage projects & tasks for the new business, ensuring proper planning and on time, on target execution,

  • Prepare and provide regular updates on progress to internal and external stakeholders  

  • Monitor and be accountable for relevant metrics to evaluate business success



Specialist Experience

The must haves:

  • Fluency and ability to speak & write in English

  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia is a strong advantage

  • 5 years or more of relevant experience in creating plan, executing and managing operations at a startup, tech company, and/or traditional company.

  • Previous experience in building a business or product line from scratch is a plus

  • MBA degree is a plus

  • A problem solver; takes a hands-on approach on problem solving; highly structured, analyticals with strong quantitative skills

  • Holds a high integrity; you are dealing with a new business launch and we need trust that you’ve got the best interests of the company in mind

  • Thrives in ultrafast-paced tech/digitally-inclined environment

  • Proactive to drive data-needs to guide planning and decision-making

  • Works well with people, managing various stakeholders from different departments and backgrounds

  • Highly resourceful and fast learner

  • Experience in South East Asia (e.g. Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia) a plus

  • Interested in new technology and have an open-mind towards rapid future developments in the digital space, love to challenge the norm, highly nimble

  • Substantial amount of travel within SEA expected

  • Proficient with Excel and Powerpoint





Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.




Job Summary

Grab Taxi
  • Singapore
  • Logistics/Transportation
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
20 March 2019
Applications Deadline
27 April 2019

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