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City Manager - Mombasa

Mombasa, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Who we are

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Currently based in Kampala, Nairobi, Mombasa, and Barcelona, we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.

The Mombasa City Manager plays a pivotal role for the company and will manage the growth of SafeBoda in Mombasa.


  1. Lead SafeBoda’s success in Mombasa.
  2. Build & execute the city strategy, with a focus on growth, expand geographical coverage, our brand and P&L management
  3. Manage a fast growing team through leadership that values humility, empathy, growth of our people, and leading by example
  4. Maintain external relations for the company across government, business, transportation associations, and the wider community
  5. Be confident in the areas of operations, marketplace, customer acquisition, and product.
You should have:
  1. 5+ years in business management experience in operations, customer acquisition, consulting, strategy, technology, business development or a similar area
  2. Strong managerial experience growing and empowering a team
  3. Knowledge of Mombasa. Experience working in informal transportation and logistics is a plus
  4. Experience in stakeholder management is required. Understanding of how local authorities and government operate is a plus.
  5. Entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience starting and growing projects or entreprises
  6. Data-driven decision making mindset and solid analytical skills with an advanced experience of Excel is a must
  7. Creativity and passion for building a team that provides a beautiful product
  8. Solid academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades
  9. Firm understanding on how to maintain a performance culture
  10. Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag
  1. Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with lots of opportunity for growth
  2. Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company
  3. Competitive salary based on experience
  4. Free SafeBoda transport & free lunch every day

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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