Global Manager Remarketing Operations

Department
Operations
Location
Amsterdam Zuidas Netherlands
Date Posted
25-02-2021
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Job title

Global Manager Remarketing Operations

Value stream/

department

Remarketing Operations

Reports to

Direct line

Director Remarketing Operations

If there is a functional reporting line, the job holder might also report to other line managers, depending on the project (dotted line)

Organisational chart

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Purpose

The global and local LeasePlan Remarketing teams provide a range of end of contract process and services that results in LeasePlan vehicles being re-sold through targeted remarketing channels.

As our Global Manager Remarketing Operations, you will be part of our team (further) developing the LeasePlan Remarketing Business on a group level; including decisional tools and systems. This entails goals such as maximizing sales, profitability, and efficiency of LeasePlan Car remarketing.

Budget responsibility

No

Project

responsibility

Yes

Job Grade

TBD

Screening

ISP / BO / n.a.

Overall job purpose

(max. 3 sentences)

  • Responsible for Remarketing operations (quality) in all 32 LeasePlan entities incl. car intake and transport & logistics
  • Enable the local operational fulfilment of the remarketing supply chain to ensure all vehicles are remarketed through their target destination in efficient, effective and commercially sound manner
  • Providing a supportive and transparent end of contract experience with a focus on damage inspection / assessment and the customer recharge process (UFWT)

Key expertise areas

Key expertise area:

Support the relationship management and supplier development of all core remarketing supplier activity (internal and 3rd parties) through good procurement and sourcing practice including mutual agreed business development plans (working with wider team members and departments where required)
 

Example of an activity:

Further develop the Operational plan and budget and, after approval, ensure execution of the plan

Key expertise areas

Key expertise area:

Translate and contribute to the four pillar Remarketing strategy to all 32 LeasePlan entities and enable/ support execution
 

Example of an activity:

Responsible for ensuring products meet international quality standards such as ISO 9001.

Example of an activity:

Manage and maintain LeasePlan Group Remarketing policy’s

Key expertise areas

Key expertise area:

Plan, structure, organize, manage and control the own organization, structure and internal relations, compliant with corporate policies, in such a way that the Performance plan and objectives are achieved.

Example of an activity:

Contribute to the development of the strategy, operational plan, KPIs and budget to successfully manage the remarketing activities and remarketing suppliers (e.g. CarNext.com)

Key internal collaboration partner

  • LeasePlan Remarketing Operations
  • LeasePlan Country teams
  • All other LeasePlan value streams and/ or departments centrally

Key external collaboration partner

  • Global inspection suppliers and logistical suppliers

Qualification and competencies

Required level of education and technical abilities

  • University degree required- in business, economics or technology fields is preferred
  • Product management experience related to IT product, preferably in Automotive business.
  • Strong interest in new technologies and supply chain management
  • Strong communication skills (ability to persuade and to make effective presentations)
  • Effective negotiation skills to negotiate with a multitude of business partners
  • Effective leadership skills related to problem-solving, decision making and team building

Required work experience

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant international working experience in a remarketing role.
  • Experience of supply chain and / or operations management (with a restless curiosity for building efficiency)
  • Capable relationship (and stakeholder) management skills
  • Experience of the vehicle finance and leasing market
  • Understanding of the vehicle repair / refurbishment environment
  • An ability to prioritize, take decisions, pivot/adjust the organizational direction based on new conditions
  • Ability to identify and solve complex operational / tactical problems across a variety of quality assurance disciplines and leads others in doing so
  • Communicates difficult concepts and complex ideas and negotiates with others internally or externally and often at higher levels to adopt a different point of view
  • You must have international experience and a passion for operations and cars.

Language requirements

  • English (fluent, verbally and written).

Special remarks

  • The job holder has the DNA to deliver end-to-end solutions, and implementation of actions that support business needs.
  • Self-starter and independent.  
  • Collaboration, agility, project management and decision making are examples of key behaviours reflecting the agile culture of LeasePlan.
  • Travel will be required (mainly EU) and potentially globally, around 20% in order to be effective in this role.

Behavioural competencies

Preferred behaviour

Derailers

  • Strong planning and analytical skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Deliver results and able to work under pressure
  • Dynamic and fast thinking
  • Able to move past difficulties and find alternative solutions to accomplish objectives.

  • Working in own silo
  • Not trusted
  • Lacks confidence
  • Not a team player
  • Lacks focus

Careers at LeasePlan

LeasePlan operates across more than 30 countries. With over 55 years’ experience, LeasePlan’s mission is to provide What’s next in mobility via an ’any car, anytime, anywhere’ service.

We also believe ‘you cannot grow a business; you can only grow people who can grow the business.’ LeasePlan is proud of its culture of service and care towards customers and each other, which has endured for over 55 years. By applying to work with LeasePlan, you are joining a team where you yourself will get to play a part in building the future of our business.

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