Repair and Reconditioning Manager

We are one of the world’s leading mobility service providers with more than 6,900 employees worldwide, SIXT combines global car rental and local share solutions, ride hailing-services as well as car subscriptions in one of the world’s largest mobility platforms. With the SIXT App we offer our customers digital access to more than 200,000 vehicles and around 1.5 million connected drivers in approximately 110 countries worldwide. Besides its own range of vehicles, SIXT also integrates services from more than 1,500 mobility partners, thus forging a strategic, sustainable, and future-proof alliance for mobility. The courage to change and the will to really get things moving have made SIXT what it is today, one of the most innovative, fastest growing and profitable mobility companies in the world. Everywhere in the world, we offer our customers, who are always the focus of our activities, individual, flexible, and limitless mobility every day, creating a real alternative to their own car. SIXT - mobility that moves. WHAT NEED TO DO: We ask that you submit a cover letter and CV detailing why you are a match for the role and how your skills and experience fulfil Sixt’s requirements.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead, organise and guide the team to improve through your excellent leadership skills.
  • Manage the department’s daily tasks and activities in line with relevant SLAs.
  • Ensure all the department’s KPIs are met.
  • Be responsible for all in-life repair activities including bookings with suppliers, cost estimates, damage assessments and repair cost approvals.
  • Lead the downtime management activity in the department and reduce downtime.
  • Supervise and support the de-fleet inspectors in order to reduce cost.
  • Work closely with suppliers and solve problems before they arise.
  • Manage timely and accurate invoice validation for all department’s accounts.
  • Provide regular management reports to the Head of Repair & Reconditioning and the Fleet Director.
  • Engage in ad hoc projects that aim to improve the department’s efficiency, output and help reduce overall cost.
  • Liaise and work closely with colleagues on all levels in the UK headquarters, operations and in the corporate headquarters in Germany and provide expertise to all departments in the wider business

Your Key Skills

  • Commercially astute.
  • Excellent communication, coaching, and leadership skills.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Competency in preparing and presenting KPI and MI reports.
  • Ability to influence and make decisions by applying independent judgement.
  • Team player with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent level of numeracy.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills.
  • Qualified Vehicle Damage Assessor and a minimum work experience of 5 years.
  • Competency in various computer applications systems including Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be proficient in Audatex.
  • A natural leader with strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Innovative, problem solver with the ability to make good business decisions.
  • Ability and experience of leading, motivating a team and achieving targets.
  • Drive and self-motivation to accomplish objectives.
  • Innovative, dynamic and ready to work in a fast-paced environment

Why Choose Sixt?

Awaiting you if you join us: ▶An attractive, monthly basic salary and company performance-based bonus ▶ 25 days annual leave, plus UK public holidays ▶ Company Car ▶ Medicash Health Cash Plan ▶ Attractive pension scheme ▶ Paid training sessions and further development opportunities within the business ▶ Employee discounts for Sixt Rent, Share, Ride and Sixt+ ▶Employee perks on fitness products, hotels, technology, health and wellbeing ▶employee discounts on fitness products, hotels, technology, clothing etc. ▶ and much more.