Senior Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Taking a leading role in the financial and strategic planning process and be responsible for its implementation in key cities within Kenya
  • Defining, implementing and optimizing local business and operational strategies/goals with the local operations team
  • Advocating and elevating Bolt’s brand, product and service by working closely with the leadership team, local authorities and policy makers
  • Establishing strategic partnerships with local fleet owners and other relevant businesses/entities
  • Identifying trends, risks and improvement opportunities on a local level that may impact the business
  • Advising and closely collaborating with HQ teams such as Product, Legal or Marketing to develop and execute key initiatives that drive growth and efficiency
  • Taking ownership of Bolt’s growth in Kenya by ensuring both local operations and HQ teams support and collaborate actively with each other to meet business goals


  • You have 5+ years of experience in an operations management or general management role
  • You are a strong leader and collaborator with excellent negotiation and communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and Swahili
  • You are a hustler, not stopping after several obstacles a day
  • You are highly analytical and have a data-driven mindset with excellent Excel skills
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance or other analytical subject
  • You are passionate about new technologies and ride-sharing
  • You have a strong sense of ownership with a hands-on approach
  • You are comfortable with developing business frameworks to support your strategies and decisions
  • You have experience in management consulting at a top consulting firm, sharing economy, tech business, transport industry, startup or dynamic high-growth company
  • You have experience in product launches or running a business

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