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Senior Launcher

Lalamove, Egypt

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At Lalamove, we believe in the power of community. Millions of drivers and customers use our technology every day to connect with one another and move things that matter. Delivery is what we do best and we ensure it is always fast and simple.

Since 2013, we have tackled the logistics industry head on to find the most innovative solutions for the world’s delivery needs. We are full steam ahead to make Lalamove synonymous with delivery and on a mission to impact as many local communities we can. We have massively scaled our efforts across Asia and now have our sights on taking our best in class technology to the rest of the world. And we need your help to get us there!

The Senior Launcher is one of the most exciting roles at Lalamove. There is no such thing as a typical day as our launchers handle everything from green lighting new geographic expansion opportunities, executing on our market launch strategy, implementing our operations framework, hiring the launch team to building a strong pipeline of supply and demand! We are looking for top performers, who have a strong entrepreneurial spirit with a natural inclination to get things done - and fast! You must be comfortable in new environments, self motivated, analytical and passionate about empowering communities through last mile shared economies!

What you'll do

  • Project Management: Create a comprehensive project plan to launch new cities within the target launch time frame and within budget
  • Collaborate: As part of the expansion team, you will be in a special task force within the company; working independently in new cities, while collaborating cross functionally with our Operations, Product and Engineering teams to drive market entry and strategic initiatives
  • Validate: Conduct market research and ground work to become an expert in the city you are launching, developing a comprehensive understanding of the market complexities, strengths and challenges for e-commerce/logistics market entry
  • Strategize: Identify and validate business opportunities, build and execute launch/landing plans, measure and adjust product/market fit
  • Hire the local team: Work closely with the HQ People Ops to recruit, on board and retain a team of passionate people across all verticals
  •  Execute the launch: Enter the new market and set up operations, build supply, business development and strategic partnerships and media outreach

What we seek

  • Data driven decision making: to help make your way into new markets
  • Strong integrity: to represent the company in new cities and make the right decisions for the business
  • High Autonomy: self-organized and passionate with a can-do attitude
  • Strong Interpersonal skills: ability to effectively work and communicate in a cross-functional environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: to launch a business from scratch
  • Travel: Willingness to travel for extensive periods of time

What you'll need

  • Minimum 4 years experience accumulated from an operations background
  • Prior experience in logistics, O2O tech start up or fast growing business
  • Open to high volume of travel in the region and internationally; willing to be based in various cities across the Middle East
  • A native or long term resident of a country in the MENA region,  excellent written and spoken English and Arabic; Turkish language skills a plus
  • All CV/Resumes must be submitted in English

About Lalamove

About Lalamove Lalamove began life as EasyVan in December 2013. Founded by Chow Shing-Yuk, EasyVan was originally about leveraging the sharing economy and satisfying a specific logistical need - van hiring. The name EasyVan was conceived out of the desire for something catchy and easy to remember. Shortly after in July 2014, EasyVan expanded to Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and numerous cities in Southeast Asia. "Lalamove" became a more appropriate name as the fleet of vehicles evolved from just vans, to motorcycles and trucks of varying sizes. In fact, "Lalamove it" has become the term synonymous with getting things delivered quickly and reliably, the Lalamove way. The Lalamove logistics platform has revolutionised van hiring call centers of old to being a process so streamlined, customers and drivers receive a match with each other within 12 seconds. Local deliveries are fulfilled at a breakneck 55 minutes, door-to-door. For drivers, Lalamove significantly optimises their fleet and route, maximising their earning potential. Lalamove applications are developed by Huolala Global Investment Limited, and are available online, Apple Appstore and Google's Play store. Find out the latest about Lalamove as a company and stay up-to-date through our blog and press releases.

Want to learn more about Lalamove? Visit Lalamove's website.