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Driven Services Portfolio Lead (12949)

  • Salary:
    Competitive salary + benefits
  • Business Function:
    Corporate Functions
  • Job family:
    Strategy and Business Transformation
  • Country:
    United Kingdom
  • Location:
    Avis Budget House - Bracknell
  • Contract:
    Permanent Full-Time
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We are seeking a Driven Services Portfolio Lead to join our newly created Business Transformation team, at our International HQ based in Bracknell.

Avis Budget Group has created a new Business Transformation Office to drive forward and execute its strategy across the International region. This Business Transformation team sits centrally within the broader International Strategy & Transformation department and its remit is to lead the delivery of an exciting and ambitious set of commercial initiatives which will create exceptional growth in the business. A key part of the strategy is to transform the existing Driven Services (pre-booked black car services and emerging ride hail pilots) operating business into a corporate customer mobility platform business through leveraging new technology, commercial partnerships, improved customer experience and potentially M&A activity.

This portfolio is unique in that is global in nature, targeting global corporate customers and working across operating businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and LatAm.

As the Driven Services Portfolio Lead, your primary goal is to drive margin-enhancing revenue growth within Avis Budget Group with the aim of creating a new product-led business unit.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Lead a cross-functional team to develop an MVP led, iterative roadmap for the development of the new platform business with a route to the creation of a new business unit
  • Work closely with the Partnerships team to identify, develop and implement new strategic supply partnerships for the platform
  • Ensure that a product-led approach is taken for app enhancements based on customer feedback and opportunity to drive revenue
  • Manage the continued rollout of the Chauffeur Drive Platform technology across our licensee markets, in conjunction with the Licensee Directors
  • Develop and implement end to end operating model for the platform including customer service, billing, payments, reporting etc
  • Ensure that suitable analytics are developed to provide commercial and operational indicators of success
  • Monitor and provide strategic guidance to the Avis Philippines ride hail pilot, ’Hirna’
  • Support the International Business Transformation Director as required to drive progress, e.g. the preparation & delivery of executive reports / presentations, preparation & facilitation of workshops and other events, development of thought-leadership materials

Functional or Professional/Business Skills 

  • Experience in managing Driven Services products (ride hail, chauffeur drive) in a technology environment
  • Strong business acumen and product mind set
  • Experience in platform businesses
  • Strong analytics & problem solving skills
  • Experience building and leading virtual teams across geographies 

Competencies

  • A self-starter, able to work independently with minimal oversight, but highly collaborative
  • Commercially astute, able to think strategically, but pragmatic and focused on outcomes
  • A “sleeves-rolled-up” attitude; prepared to get stuck into the detail and go the extra mile
  • Able to see the bigger picture, avoid distractions and focus on the right things to achieve objectives
  • Able to engage and influence senior and (geographically/culturally) diverse stakeholders
  • Able to negotiate and challenge with courage
  • Able to lead, coach and give feedback at all levels of the organisation
  • Prepared to travel frequently across Europe, occasionally further afield

Please apply for immediate consideration.


 
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Avis Budget House - Bracknell
Avis Budget House, Park Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG12 2EW
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