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Regulatory Director

Careem

UAE

Ref: OP782-463

Job description / Role

At Careem, our mission is to simplify & improve the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organisation that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.

Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 50+ cities across 11 countries and host over 6million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.

Join us in building a world-class institution in the Middle East and experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, to improve people's lives.

Job Overview
To support the commercial and technical teams in understanding of existing regulations and lead discussions and application process with the regulator in key markets

Responsibilities
- Develop thorough understanding of relevant regulations in our markets
- Work with commerical and technical teams to ensure the product and solutions design meet regulatory requirements
- Lead discussions with the regulator including lobbying for relaxation of certain requirements
- End to end responsibility of license application process

Key Performance Indicators
Completed license application processes

Requirements

- Strong stakeholder management skills and ability to lobby and convince
- Ability to think outside the box to find solutions
- Sound undersanding of mobile money regulations in our key markets
- Ability to work iteratively with commerical and technical teams
- Structured and detail oriented

Benefits
We offer an attractive total compensation package, with emphasis on equity compensation, excellent health benefits and monthly Careem credits. You will have a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company and shape its direction.

About the Company

We are a brand that aims to simplify people's lives by revolutionizing the transportation industry. A brand that strives to inspire everyone it interacts with, and supports every single person who dares to believe. #BeCareem

Careem is the MENA region's leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 50+ cities across 11 countries and host over 6 million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.

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