Sr. Strategy Analyst

Job title: Sr. Strategy Analyst

Company: Talabat

Job description: When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, we’d be pretty surprised if talabat didn’t pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, we’ve grown quite a lot over the past 17 years.

Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region with more than 3,000+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!

Our philosophy is to make sure we do what is right for our ecosystem – our customers, our partners, our people, our riders, and the communities in which we operate. Our #techforgood program allows our customers a safe and convenient way to contribute to important causes in their community through donating to local and international charities directly on talabat with a focus on food insecurity in the region. Since its inception in 2020, we have facilitated the donation of well over 1 million meals to those in need, as well as donated over $1.5 million to charity with the help of our partners and customers. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.

This role will be a hybrid between a data scientist, strategic business planner, and financial analyst; we’re looking for a self-starter with a proactive mindset, who can understand drivers that are important to a rapidly growing business. Responsibilities will revolve around forecasting, modeling, driving revenue planning, evaluating ROI of new initiatives and developing actionable insights to drive business growth. The best candidates will be those with a technical background that want to be close to the financial core of the business.

What’s On Your Plate?

Take full ownership and create data-driven insights and analyses that influence development decisions and strategies, by using the appropriate data and tools

Create experiments and prototype implementations of new learning algorithms and prediction techniques

Embark on exploratory data analysis projects to achieve a better understanding of business processes as well as to discover opportunities of growth and optimization

Implement data products that embeds advanced machine learning algorithms and statistics: regression, simulation, scenario analysis, modelling, clustering, decision trees etc

Create reports, dashboards and answer ad-hoc questions that would help our stakeholders to make informed decisions

Manage stakeholders within wider Strategy team and also work as strategic initiatives’ analytical thought partner

What Did We Order?

Strong analytical background with hands on experience for over 4 years

Exposure to standard statistical methods like regression, clustering techniques, classification techniques

Proficiency and demonstrated experience of 4+ years in: SQL, Python, Excel, Tableau, Big Query

Capacity to work in a fast pacing environment with last minute adaptations & regular changes

Ability to communicate technical & operational findings / projects to all types of stakeholders

Detailed oriented

Extremely organized & data driven approach

Strong problem solving and decision making skills

People Management Skills as a nice to have considering this can expand in future role

Proven ability to manage change and implement process improvements

Strong service orientation

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong analytical mindset

Strong cultural fit fully embracing all Talabat’s corporate values

Has a keen interest in business and is able to use common sense to simplify data (and is able to zoom out to observe patterns)

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 00:34:08 GMT

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