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Job Description

We are seeking a professional individual to join our Online Buying team as a Operations Lead, Car Dealer & Supply - Online Buying (d/f/m)

About the team: You will be joining our Online Car Buying business unit where we strive to ensure that every consumer can realize their individual mobility change online with confidence and trust. As part of this creative and agile business unit, we together have the opportunity to drive mobile.de's strategic ambition to extend its footprint and help consumers and dealers to trade cars fully online!

What you’ll do:

  • You are responsible to bring a great selection of car listings from our partner dealer to our Online Car Buying service, allowing car buyers to select from a abundance of supply
  • Define, set-up and iterate the onboarding of dealers to the online car buying service together with sales and product teams
  • Manage our dealer & supply operations team and drive performance
  • Continuous optimization of processes concerning dealer and inventory management
  • Monitor and ensure our inventory of cars is growing in line with our strategy and matching the needs of our customers
  • Be responsible for the daily operations with our dealerships along the defined SLAs for the Online Car Buying service
  • Establish guidelines for collaboration and communication between different operations teams
  • Be a sparring partner for improvements to mobile.de’s dealer tool set, identify opportunities by understanding dealers’ needs and collaborate with other internal teams to develop solutions that fit to those needs


Who you are: 

  • University degree in Business, Economics, Engineering (or comparable degree in a related field of study) and relevant years of working experience in a fast-moving (automotive) company, startup, consulting or investment firm
  • Experience in driving operational processes in tech companies, automotive industry or consulting, ideally in cross-functional teams or/and projects
  • Dealership and digital retailing experience is a plus
  • A strong business sense, a hands-on problem solving mentality and always see the opportunity and not the problem
  • Passion about moving tasks forward, take full ownership of projects and leadership skills that inspire the people you work with to drive opportunities forward with full force
  • Good communicator with strong oral and written communication skills both in English and German

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us: 

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organization
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
  • 28 days of holidays 

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually.

Company Description

Founded in 1996, mobile.de disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation, we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month. 

Mobile.de is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.