Pop Meals (formerly dahmakan)

Pop is building Asia’s leading O2O food brands.

Director of Special Projects

Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Pop Meals is one of the fastest-growing tech-enabled QSR chain startups in Southeast Asia. We make our food brand affordable and accessible through dine-in experience in our outlets and via our food delivery app. Funded by Y Combinator and leading tech investors from Silicon Valley, Europe, and Asia, we’re conquering a trillion-dollar market in the most exciting region of the world. Here at Pop Meals, we value talents who have a high sense of ownership, move fast and always keep a beginner’s mindset. The culture runs deep in our people, where we practice direct communication, motivation to build and to always prioritize our customers.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work at eye-level with the founders and take full ownership of some of the most important projects in Pop: Projects that create the next exponential 10x growth opportunity for the company or that solve some of the most difficult operational scaling challenges
  • Manage cross-department teams under ambitious timelines
  • Lead rapid expansion across new geographies, new verticals and new distribution channels
  • Lead business development and partnership initiatives
  • Drive the strategy of the company together with our leadership team

You are:

  • Bold thinker with high energy to execute fast
  • An experienced people manager with outstanding project management skills to get things done across departments
  • Hands-on and lead from the frontline
  • Independent, proactive and ready to make calculated, bold decisions
  • Great communicator
  • Problem solver
  • High performing under pressure and you thrive under tight timelines
  • Leader that understands how to get things done via influence instead of using formal authority
  • Fast learner and very smart
  • Extreme ownership mentality
  • Experienced deal maker in business development and partnership
  • Coachable, humble and thirsty to always learn and grow
  • Know the F&B industry and how to motivate people across different positions, backgrounds, age, experiences, etc.

That’s why you need to join our team:

  • Opportunity to impress yourself by getting your absolute best work done and having a massive impact on a fast growing company: we give you the trust, independence and resources to execute fast and make the boldest decisions in your career
  • Equity in the next billion dollar food & technology company in Southeast Asia
  • Work with the smartest and most passionate from over 15 nationalities
  • Rare opportunity to build a product that everyone around you loves, in one of the most exciting and fastest growing regions in the world
  • All the perks that come with working in a startup including free lunch and dinner

Why you should join Pop Meals (formerly dahmakan)

Pop is building Asia’s leading O2O food brands through a network of cloud kitchens and tech-enabled QSR outlets. Funded with over $28m by Y Combinator and leading tech investors from Silicon Valley, Europe and Asia, we are expanding rapidly across Asia.