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Assistant Manager, Growth Planning, GXSMalaysia



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Life at Grab

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Get to know our Team:

The Growth Planning team provides leadership, strategic direction, and vision for the broader organisation focusing on achieving key business priorities while ensuring effective & efficient growth efforts. The team functions as Grab’s planning and strategic arm overseeing long-term focus areas, current prioritizations and appropriateness of efforts across functions (Business, Marketing Operations, Analytics, Product, etc.). 

Get to know the Role:

  • The role is a balance of advanced analytics and stakeholder management

  • You will unlock new growth opportunities by thinking strategically and long-term about the complex business needs of both consumers and other customers we serve

  • Gain actionable insights while leading coordination with business and functional leaders on both the demand and supply growth

  • You will operate effectively across functional lines and teams to identify and execute on new opportunities in anticipation of future business needs

The day-to-day activities:

  • Lead the annual OKR planning process, subsequently translating it into actionable growth initiatives in collaboration with regional and local functional teams

  • Support the quarterly marketing planning process via defining growth hypotheses

  • Monthly key metrics tracking and analysis, with deep dives as and when required

  • Conceptualising growth initiatives and experiments to drive user growth, adoption and engagement

  • Develop and communicate strategic insights, tools and standardized frameworks in support of Grab’s growth activities

  • Share best practices across the growth organisation and functional partners 

  • Participate in the integration and alignment of growth plans to business priorities and objectives

  • Work on special projects or major project workstreams related to Grab’s growth strategy, and / or relevant corporate initiatives

  • Work with limited direction, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to senior management, other executives, functional, or regional management while supporting syndication with stakeholders across the organization

The must haves:

  • 2+ years of experience in management consulting or strategy & planning workstreams 

  • Confident in generating growth insights by inferring from a series of complex data sets as well as by utilising an effective understanding of the relevant business verticals

  • Ability to articulate complex analyses to a wide range of audiences, and translating these to actionable insights

  • Ability to see big picture while not losing sight of details

  • A start-up attitude – willing to work hard to get things done

The good to haves:

  • Worked with or in consumer technology firms

  • Payments or retail banking experience advantageous 

  • Intermediate knowledge of data visualization & dashboard building using Tableau or PowerBI 

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Proficiency in a Southeast Asian language

Our Commitment

We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

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