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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Associate, Planning & Strategic Projects



Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Get to know the Business:

GrabRentals (GR) is a core pillar of Grab’s Mobility business, with the primary objective of securing vehicular and productive driver-partner supply for Grab’s ridehailing marketplace. We strive to be a trustworthy partner that creates income opportunities for our driver-partners by sustainably providing them access to quality assets and innovative tech-driven / data-driven solutions.

Get to know the Team:

The GR team houses its own strategy, pricing & product design, sales, marketing, operations et al. functions, and also works very closely with other teams in Grab spanning business, operations, tech and analytics. In Planning & Strategic Projects, we strive to be a highly-effective team good at what we do. We value respect, trust, and kindness.

Get to know the Role:

  1. Lead strategic planning and studies for high impact strategic topics (50%)

  2. Lead execution of high impact initiatives (40%)

  3. Occasionally support strategic partnership discussions with external partners, which could include some due diligence work (<10%)

The day-to-day activities:

  1. Lead strategic planning and studies for top-of-agenda strategic topics (50%)

    • Ensure a well-coordinated business strategy

    • Drive analysis and planning of high impact strategic topics e.g. providing a fact base, problem identification, structured problem solving, advising on implementation

    • Deliver valuable business insights and recommendations to business teams to act upon (e.g. landscape and competitor analyses, customer segmentation, asset optimisation, product pricing and spend optimisation etc)

  2. Lead execution of high impact initiatives (40%)

    • Lead project management from initiation to closure

    • Work with stakeholders to clear define objectives, success criteria, scope, deliverables, required resources etc

  3. Be a sounding board for and support executive communications to senior management and other key stakeholders

  4. Lead, coach and motivate junior members of team


The must haves:

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in a strategy, business analysis or similar-type role

  • Demonstrated ability in strategic thinking and structured problem solving

  • Experience with hands-on engagement, strong interpersonal / influencing skills

  • Solid spoken and written communication skills including executive level communication / slides

  • Able to work independently and in teams

  • Highly adaptable across situations / topics / industries

Additional Information

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.

About Grab
Grab is the leading superapp platform in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto millions of mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants, and agents. Grab offers a wide range of on-demand services in the region, including mobility, food, package and grocery delivery services, mobile payments, and financial services across 428 cities in eight countries.

Join us today to drive Southeast Asia forward, together.