What started off as a 3 van rental company in Portugal, brought to reality in 2013, has become Europe’s largest campervan rental company.
With a fleet of 1.000+ vehicles, Indie Campers currently operates over 40 locations across Portugal, Spain, France, Italy (+ Sicily & Sardinia), Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Croatia, the UK, Ireland, Iceland, Austria, Sweden and opening more destinations at any moment.
Aiming to provide travellers with the ultimate road trip experience, Indie Campers offers the opportunity to start a journey in one location and end it in any of our other depots across Europe.
As a Fleet and Logistics Manager , you will play a critical role supporting the company’s mission by ensuring efficiency targets with regards to Indie Campers Europewide fleet are met.
You will report to the Operations Director and the Asset Management team of Indie Campers. Position is based in Indie Campers HQ in Lisbon, however it may involve travel to visit key suppliers and our operational depots.
We are looking for an experienced professional who is inspired by Indie Campers mission of democratizing roadtrips, enabling the freedom of movement and connecting travellers worldwide.
You will be leading a team that is responsible for designing and implementing fleet management strategies with the ultimate goal of ensuring customer satisfaction and maximize vehicle availability in an efficient way .
You will be responsible for Key Performance Indicators with regards to maintenance and repair costs, transportation costs, fleet availability and customer feedback on vehicle conditions.
What you ll do :
As a manager, you will lead, coach and control the Fleet and Logistics team, being the ultimate responsible for fleet condition, availability and maintenance / repair costs;
Design and implement the Fleet and Logistics management strategy. Improve and implement internal policies and procedures;
Manage all fleet maintenance and repairs in what regards to scheduled maintenance, collision, accidents, renovations, among others;
Identify, negotiate and manage the relationship with suppliers, manufacturers and retailers all over Europe;
Establish partnerships in vehicle handling in order to achieve fast and cost efficient relocation solutions all across Europe;
Keep a close control on the fleet insurance policies of all vehicles and manage the key communications with insurance companies;
Coordinate with local teams to make sure vehicles are delivered on time and in the best condition;
Liaise with the Assets team in order to guarantee smooth in-fleet and de-fleet processes;
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, transport costs and efficiency;
Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements.
Who you are :
Degree in Logistics, Engineering, Business or similar (plus);
3+ years of experience in fleet and logistics management (mandatory);
Fleet management position at a Rent-a-car or Leasing company (mandatory);
Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff (mandatory);
Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects (mandatory);
English proficiency (mandatory);
Knowledge of a third language will be a plus;
International experience will be a plus;
Good negotiation skills;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
Effective communicator in stressful situations;