Regional General Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Restaurants & Food Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17
Toronto, ON
8 - 10 years experience
Restaurants & Food Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/06/17

Regional General Managers are the heart of our business at DoorDash.  As CEO of the region, you are directly responsible for the growth and success of numerous markets within DoorDash. Regional General Managers are agile, smart, analytical and most importantly, effective, results driven leaders.  You will be managing a large team of equally talented individuals in functional roles covering multiple cities and geographies.  

Each city will pose its own set of unique challenges and you are held accountable for identifying strategies to win and for leading your team to success.  Ideally you have experience successfully managing a portfolio of businesses towards growth and profitability.  As a Regional General Manager, you will take point on deploying large scale initiatives company wide and you have a strong ability to lead and influence cross-functionally.  If you are an experienced operations leader and ready to win, read on!  

What you’ll do

  • Lead – Manage a large team of Strategy & Operations Senior Managers, Managers and Associates that work to strengthen our product, streamline processes, and improve the way we do things for merchants
  • Strategize – Devise and execute the overall operational strategy for winning the “dasher”, “merchant” and “customer” across the Canada market
  • Influence – Work cross-functionally with our Operations, Product, Engineering, Business Operations, Sales, Account Management, and BD teams to improve the dasher, merchant and customer experience
  • Manage  - Your are ultimately responsible for hitting top line and profitability goals for your region.  You must be able to diagnose problems quickly, have foresight into potential issues and lead your team in hitting goals at 110%
  • Business Development – Being an effective salesperson is crucial for every individual within our Strategy & Operations team.  You are expected to be able to navigate complex negotiations and close multi-million dollar deals with top merchants in the market

About you

  • Natural leader – You pride yourself on your ability to lead and motivate a team and have 2+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience growing a business - You should have experience growing a business as well as managing a P&L
  • Self-starter – You have a bias towards action and are able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
  • Naturally curious – You always look for ways to innovate and improve
  • Entrepreneurial – You crave responsibility and want to shape the vision and direction of the company
  • Relationship-builder – You can influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of job functions
  • Problem solver – You can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans

Qualifications

  • 8+ years, including management experience, in operations / consulting / strategy / business development / technology / banking / analytics or related experience; high-growth or early-stage start-up experience is a plus
  • Proven track record of leading initiatives, hitting goals, and succeeding in a team environment

Nice to haves

  • Familiarity with SQL is a plus
  • MBA Preferred
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