Via, the world’s leading on-demand shared rides technology developer and provider, and Daimler (Mercedes-Benz), the world’s preeminent automotive company, have launched ViaVan, a joint venture to transform the way people move around cities.
ViaVan is launching on-demand shared mobility services in Europe using Via’s revolutionary technology and leads the cooperation to design and build transformative mobility technology with both the Via and Mercedes-
Benz Vans teams. In Berlin we have launched BerlKönig together with our partners from BVG, Berlin’s public transport agency.
Our service here is the largest public sector deployment of an on-demand shuttle service anywhere in the world.
As Fleet Operations Manager , your core mission will be to manage the day-to-day operations as well as the strategic development of our large and growing, mostly electric, vehicle fleet in a key growth phase of our business.
You will also manage an exceptional team of operations staff in our Berlin Driver and Fleet Center. This is a challenging, hands-
on management role in the context of a fast-paced tech company. Responsibilities span operations, people-management, and analytics.
A successful candidate will enjoy leading people as much as he / she enjoys relentlessly improving our operations processes and the supporting technology solutions.
Responsibilities and Duties :
Work tirelessly to ensure our large vehicle fleet is running smoothly by developing effective operational processes (e.
g., charging, maintenance, cleaning) and owning a set of operations KPIs (e.g., vehicle uptime) to track your success
Ensure that new cars are equipped for fleet use
Plan and coordinate needed infrastructure growth to ensure the operations of our expanding vehicle fleet
Prepare and implement strategies to scale operational processes and systems to support rapid yet sustainable growth of our fleet
Lead a team of operations staff and foster an energetic, inclusive working environment.
Work together Daimler product development teams to develop optimal vehicles for the ride-sharing use-case
Work with our product managers to further improve our fleet management technology suite to enable ever more excellent operations
Who are you :
You have 3+ years experience in similar positions
A natural leader and people manager; you engage people to drive projects to success
Independent self-starter; you enjoy working hands-on as a part of a small team and are excited to help build ViaVan Berlin from the ground up
Effective at managing multiple tasks simultaneously and comfortable taking on responsibility
Meticulous and vigilant, with a very high level of attention to detail
Problem solver; you don’t accept the status quo and are always looking for creative solutions
Skilled at communicating professionally with drivers and other stakeholders from a broad range of backgrounds
Fluent in both German and English
What we offer you :
An important role in a fast growing, mission-driven technology company
Meaningful work aimed at radically changing the way we move around in cities
A feedback-seeking culture nurturing a steep personal learning curve
A team of inspiring personalities with top-notch backgrounds
An international environment with close collaboration with colleagues
A modern office in the center of Berlin with healthy snacks, fruits and drinks provided
Subsidized fitness club memberships
Above market compensation package, including options