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Grab Overview

Singapore (Singapore)
1001 to 5000 employees
2012
Company - Private
Internet
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia.

We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments across a region of more than 620 million people. Working with governments, drivers, passengers, and ... Read more

Mission: At Grab our vision is to “Drive Southeast Asia Forward” through innovation and grit. We do this by solving real world problems that over 620 million people face across the region.

When you join Grab, you join us on our journey ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Dreaming of a smarter Malaysian transportation network? Well, that dream is one step closer to reality!

    Grab and MDEC are working on a brand new 'Malaysia City Brain' initiative to help fast-growing cities like Kuala Lumpur improve its transportation needs! Grab’s real-time, anonymised traffic data will play an integral role in developing a smart city traffic management system led by MDEC.

    Read more about it: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQfe5

    #Grab #DrivingSEAForward #DisruptOrBeDisrupted #Innovation #ArtificialIntelligence #CloudComputing #Malaysia

    Grab and MDEC to Collaborate on Malaysia City Brain Initiative | Grab MY

    Malaysia, April 13, 2018 - Grab, Malaysia's and Southeast Asia's leading on-demand transportation and fintech platform, and Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), today formalised a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of the Malaysia City Brain initiative.

  • Inaccurate maps, patchy internet and/or digital illiteracy? These are real problems faced by our Indonesian online ride-hailing drivers. Find out how Grab makes digital navigation around Indonesian streets easier for our drivers by creating mapping data that's hyperlocal!

    This is especially so, since what works in developed countries might not work for developing ones.

    More here -->
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    #Grab #DrivingSEAForward #Outserve #Indonesia #Grab4Indonesia

    Google Maps: a lost cause for Indonesian drivers

    Suri Nurani has had it with Google Maps. A scooter driver in Jakarta with Indonesia's ride-hailing company Go-Jek, she earns a living by getting from points A to B in the quickest, most efficient way possible.

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Grab – Why Work For Us?


About Grab

DRIVING SOUTHEAST ASIA FORWARD BY IMPROVING LIVES, SAFETY AND ACCESSIBILITY.

What We Do

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and digital payments app in Southeast Asia.

We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments across a region of more than 620 million people. Working with governments, drivers, passengers, and charities, we aim to unlock the true potential of the region by solving problems that hinder progress.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but has extended its product platform to include private car services (GrabCar & GrabShare), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch) and last mile delivery (GrabExpress). We are focused on pioneering new commuting alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on speed, safety, and reliability. Currently we offer services in 87 cities across Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar; however, we also have R&D offices in Seattle, Beijing, Jakarta, & Vietnam.

If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.

Come explore what life is like at Grab!

What We Believe In

Grab’s vision is to “Drive Southeast Asia Forward” by solving real world transport and mobile payments problems that hinder progress.


We aim to do this by delivering on three missions:

  1. Creating the safest transportation platform
    Safety is paramount to us. We invest heavily in safety training for drivers, offline driver screenings, in-app safety features like number masking, personal accident insurance coverage, and safety education and partnerships with the government. Our belief is that an app-based transportation platform with the right investment can become the safest form of transportation in Southeast Asia.
  2. Making transportation accessible to all
    Our goal is to make transportation accessible at all times, all locations and at all price points. We believe that door-to-door transportation should be a right for every Southeast Asian, regardless of income, special needs, age or location.
  3. Improving the lives of our partners
    We believe that a sustainable business is not just one that turns a profit, but also one that improves the lives of the people it touches – passengers, drivers, employees, governments and broader society.

JOIN US IN OUR MISSION TO REVOLUTIONIZE TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILE PAYMENTS

When you join Grab, we promise you that: 

1) You’ll impact our business & beyond


We strive to outserve our customers, partners, communities and the region.  Grab started off as a for-profit social enterprise to tackle challenges affecting the safety of women and children, and we haven’t stopped there. 
 


2) You’ll experience hyper-growth and overcome challenges every day
 

We never stop finding new ways to disrupt industries and even ourselves.  We collaborate with some of the brightest minds and hardest workers to overcome the unique challenges found across the region.  Currently, we are pioneering efforts across transportation, payments, logistics, mapping and more!


3) You’ll work with a team with one heart beat

When Grab first started everyone had to hustle.  Now that we are growing we strive to keep this going.  When one team or employee is having trouble, there is never any shortage of help to come their way.  At Grab we don’t believe in silos, but we do believe in each other.  


Daniel Chen

At Grab, we do what we love, and love what we do. Data-driven, passion-fueled – this is how we create cutting-edge awesomeness.

Daniel Chen | Business Analyst, Singapore
Grab since Sept 2014


Every day presents a new problem to solve, a new challenge to crack, and a very real sense of being able to make a difference

Ee Ling | Head of Business Development, Singapore
Grab since May 2014


Amir Iswadi

We pride ourselves in being the best by understanding the customers needs, and providing excellent support. Your Problem, is my Problem.

Amir Iswadi | Head of Technical Support
Grab since April 2014


Phoebe Kim

To change the world for the better, you must first know what’s wrong with it. According to some data, your job might be more boring than mine. Now let’s fix that and the world.

Phoebe Kim | Regional B.I. and Analytic Assistant Lead
Grab since July 2013


Corey Scott

Grab gives me interesting technical challenges to work on; world class engineers to work with; while working on a product people depend on. What else could I want?

Corey Scott | Senior Engineer
Grab since September 2014

Grab Reviews

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    Pros

    There is a boundless optimism towards future growth and the mission of the organization. People here feel as if they are contributing in one way or another to the overall sum of good in the world, and that dedication to making the world a better place carries us through days that are both good and bad.
    You will find yourself working with top caliber people with a laser focus and commitment to doing their best work. This is a space where impact can be measured objectively and impact is expected by all.

    Cons

    Very fast pace and growth, expect what are the normal growing pains associated with such growth. They are building out systems and processes to overall increase efficiency. While the current state can be a source of frustration, the journey and input that each individual has towards improvement keeps us in good spirits and further points to the impact that each individual can make.

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Grab Photos

Grab photo of: Our recent Futsal games at Kemaman City ended with a bang!
Grab photo of: We recently moved into our brand new office in Marina One, and had a blast during our Open House! Come drop by to say hi if you're in the area!
Grab photo of: Guess where this is, and what's happening?! Obvious hint: GrabTech Talks!
Grab photo of: Grabbers listening intently to our resident tech Grabber sharing his project experience during our monthly GrabTech Talks
Grab photo of: Christmas is here early! We had a surprise secret Santa celebration with the regional team, which was a great deal of fun!
Grab photo of: We were in Beijing for a talk about our engineering and technology roles! If you'd like to find out more, feel free to add us on our WeChat account at 'Grab'.
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Grab Interviews

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    Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    Interview

    I was contacted by Grab's internal HR about a position which was lower than my pay grade. It was later apparently filled and HR asked if I would like to consider another similar position. Decided to go in with an open mind to find out more about the company. Before the meeting, I was asked to do a strategy paper for the company to be presented at the meeting. I expressed my concerns to HR that sensible advice cannot be baseless given that I had not spoken to anyone at that point, and substantial effort needs to be put into such a presentation. HR said this was what they required. Needless to say, I didn't give away too much information.

    Let's just say that I wasn't impressed with the team when I met them. One of the roles stated in the job description was not even something they were planning to do in the near term nor had any internal expertise in.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think the company should identify itself as   Answer Question
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Grab Awards & Accolades

  • Best Product Launch PR Campaign, Marketing Magazine, 2015
  • Best Fraud Prevention, Community Votes , Florin Awards, Florin Awards, 2016
  • Digital Disrupter of the Year, IDC Asia Pacific, Digital Transformation Awards (DX Awards), 2017
  • Excellence in Performance Marketing (Outbrain), Marketing Magazine's Marketing Excellence Awards, 2017
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