FLEET MAINTENANCE & RECONDITIONING MANAGER LISBON, PORTUGAL
Our client based in Lisbon is growing their Team! As a Fleet Maintenance and Reconditioning Manager, you will play a critical role supporting the company’s mission by ensuring efficiency targets with regards to the fleet are met.
You will report to the Operations Manager, being based in Lisbon, however it may involve travel to visit key suppliers and our operational depots.
Our client is looking for an experienced professional who is inspired by the company’s mission of democratizing road trips, enabling the freedom of movement and connecting travelers 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.
Main responsibilities :
As a manager, you will lead, coach and support the Fleet team, being the ultimate responsible for fleet condition, availability and maintenance / repair costs;
Design and implement the Fleet 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 Fleet Purchase and RV Sales teams 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 analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements.
Degree in Engineering, Business or similar (mandatory);
3+ years of experience in fleet management (mandatory);
Fleet management position at a Rent-a-car or Vehicle 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 (German or French) will be a plus;
International experience will be a plus;
Good negotiation skills;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
Effective communicator in stressful situations.