New Business Manager

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate New Business Manager who wants to make a difference.

Jakarta, Indonesia


Online since Feb 22, 2018

We are looking for a New Business Manager in our great office in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Your opportunity...

The New Business Manager serves as the think tank of continuous business innovation. The center lead of idea incubation and seeing through the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets, accountable for the growth and PnL of the new business. OLX

At OLX we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of online trading platforms in over 40 countries under market-leading brands such as Avito, dubizzle, letgo, OLX, Stradia, Storia, and more.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 60 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 4000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

Working with with the country OLX team and central business hub, you will get to:

  • Understand the local specifics of the businesses and adapt the new business model to local needs with support from the central team
  • Hire and develop operational team
  • Manage the team on the ground, ensuring due execution of standard operating procedures, client facing interactions and general quality standards
  • Manage local OLX resources for due support and execution
  • Screen, prospect and negotiate partnerships with local third-party providers that is needed to support the new business operation
  • Define SLAs and quality standards, manage relationship and enforce corrective action
  • Prioritize and negotiate local office resource utilization in pilot. Secure committed resources and facilitate solving conflicting priorities
  • Follow up plot progress with central business hub, raise concerns, actively problem solve, present adjustments, etc
  • Report metrics and monitor plot success


What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • +8 years of work experience in high performance environment focused on operational responsibilities. Startup and other intra-entrepreneurial experience is a significant plus.
  • Ability to plan and execute implementation road maps in a fast pace. Flexibility to make on the spot adjustments
  • Strong demonstrated process management capability and proven operational team leadership (sales forces also relevant)
  • Hands-on attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • It is critical that the person be passionate about starting up a new business/operation from the ground.
  • Strong motivation, energy and willingness to “get hands dirty” are a must
  • Local connections
  • Strong team player
  • Experience in directly leading a small to mid-size team is a plus
  • Lead and positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of OLX

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Dynamic, smart and funny colleagues who love to work with great people like you and achieve success together.
  • Exposure to global opportunities; collaboration with global team and/or global trainings.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Opportunity to make a difference and to help improving people’s lives by bringing them together for win-win exchanges.
  • Ability to make a major contribution as we reinvent the OLX brand and strive to create Indonesia’s most beloved consumer technology brand.

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role?

It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.