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German speaking DACH Operations Manager - LISBON - Portugal
Job ID: 6299
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Job description: German speaking Operations Manager - DACH 

Our client is looking for a highly dedicated professional, who is commitment, has a problem-solving approach and pro-activity will play a critical role for the achievement of high performance results both from a cost efficiency, customer satisfaction on-site sales, and vehicle sales perspectives. You will be the overall responsible for Key Performance Indicators within these four categories.

What you will do:
  • Engage, manage, supervise and train local teams of the operational depots from your area of intervention. Establish conditions for the performance of operational activities with high quality and efficiency, supporting the teams in their planning and ensuring the effective implementation of the company’s internal operational procedures;
  • Ensure that resources are always adjusted to activity levels namely through guaranteeing timely staff on-boarding. You are expected to play a proactive and assertive role on recruitment processes both from a strategic definition and execution perspectives;
  • Identify, negotiate and manage the relationship with local suppliers;
  • Control and approve all costs and expenses from the operational depots;
  • You will serve as a direct point of communication for any urgency or unforeseen event;
  • Set-up new operational depots;
  • Vehicle Remarketing: Responsible for local training and sales objectives to final customers;
  • Support the introduction of new products and services;
  • Support HQs teams dealing with local requirements and compliance matters;
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
Who you are:
  • Fluent in English and German (mandatory);
  • Degree in Management or similar field;
  • Proven experience in managing operational teams (3+ years);
  • Experience with business expansion and/or internationalization;
  • Experience in Retail, Rent-a-car, Hospitality and Tourism business would be a plus;
  • Excellent team management and communication skills;
  • Problem-solver and very proactive;
  • Organized and analytical;
  • Valid European Drivers License.
What they offer:
  • Being part of a young, fast-growing and innovative company where you make a difference
  • A role where you will provide guests a more personal, alternative holiday experience
  • Continuous training and coaching to develop the skills that matter to you
  • Competitive package including performance bonus and book free roadtrips Europewide (subject to availability)
  • International mobility and career opportunities
If you would like to send your application, please send your CV in English to