foodpanda is one of the world’s largest online food ordering marketplaces, delivering from the best restaurants right to customers' doors
Head of New Verticals
Hong Kong

What makes us special? It's the way we combine food and convenience

foodpanda (small ‘f') is the world's favourite way to order food online from the comfort of your home or office. Whether it's getting your hands on your favourite pizza, sushi or burger, we believe that no one should have to suffer from hunger attacks ever again.

However, this doesn't happen without some really awesome people. We are looking for a Head of New Verticals to join our growing team to bring innovation into delivery.

We are looking for an experienced Head of New Verticals to lead our journey into expanding into new businesses. This is a high-visibility role and the right person will require a strong entrepreneurial drive, experience managing a team and the ability to scale the business fast. You will set ambitious targets and build a high-performing organization to achieve strong growth.

Responsibilities:
  • Ownership of P&L for a new business: drive top line revenues while optimizing bottom line expenses
  • Recruit, on-board and coach a high-performing team to achieve ambitious targets
  • Plan and manage a successful launch, ensuring all aspects of the launch are well executed
  • Drive the Commercial team to actively reach out to key suppliers, negotiate great deals and maintain a strong, ongoing relationship
  • Drive the Operational team to ensure speed, efficiency and scalability of Ops processes
  • Balance high-level strategic thinking with hands-on execution
  • Keep a close eye on commercial, operational and financial KPIs; step in when certain metrics need improvement
  • Liaise closely with regional teams and with other countries to understand best practices and tailor it to local needs

Requirements:
  • Prior experience in starting a business from scratch and managing a P&L is a strong asset
  • General Management experience - understanding the basics of all functions, especially operations and commercials
  • Very high level of ownership and entrepreneurial drive
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment
  • Stakeholder Management - work with local & regional leadership to align on priorities and highlight bottlenecks
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Prior experience in FMCG/Groceries not a must, but highly preferred

What We Offer
  • An international team that you will learn and be inspired from
  • A fast-paced environment to hone your entrepreneurial and professional skills
  • A great collaborative working atmosphere with regular company and team events
  • Responsibility from day one in a fast growing and global company
  • Medical scheme and dental insurance coverage
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