Head of Operations-New Verticals
1d ago

Position Title : Head of Operations- New Verticals

Company : Foodpanda

Location : Nationwide

Do you love food and convenience put together? Then you just might love foodpanda.

foodpanda is the leading, on-demand food delivery company, bringing thousands of your best loved restaurants online into your home or office - fast! We’re all about bringing on the smartest folks as we continue to grow with an all hands on deck environment and hire those who can thrive in a startup culture.

We are looking for an experienced Head of Operations, New Verticals to set up, oversee and scale the daily operations in Pakistan for a new business line.

You will wear many hats - meticulous planning to launch an exciting new business, instill operational efficiency in processes, oversee launch and maintenance of warehouses and above all, be a strong leader driving the business forward.

About the role :

This role will be based in Pakistan and will report to the Director of New Verticals.

Responsibilities :

  • Liaise with Director of New Verticals to set up launch plans and goals for the business from an operational standpoint
  • Build and lead New Vertical Ops team : define hiring needs, allocate resources, coach team members and maintain high motivation
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business in warehouses across the city to ensure smooth progress and high achievement across multiple operational KPIs
  • Coordinate operations - inbound / outbound processing, picking & packing, inventory management
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders and highlight bottlenecks early
  • Collaborate with the Commercial team to manage procurement processes and plan demand
  • Identify areas of improving operational and financial metrics, and implement such projects
  • Work on solutions to scale, while overseeing the growth of our business. Your processes and projects will directly contribute to growth
  • Maintain safe work environment for team members in accordance with health and safety regulations, including elimination of accidents
  • Requirements :

  • A proven experience as Head of Operations or equivalent position in a fast moving company
  • 5 years experience in warehouse management, retail distribution operations, logistics and / or supply chain management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience in warehouse setup would be a strong asset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Knowledge of industry’s legal rules and guidelines
  • In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. supply chain, finance, customer service etc.)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance / operation metrics
  • Familiarity with Warehouse Management Systems preferred
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