Business Analyst: Fleet Procurement (Sourcing Specialist)

Sixt Fort Lauderdale , FL 33301

Posted 3 weeks ago

Who we are:

Sixt Rent a Car stands for exciting mobility and customer tailored solutions. We lead with innovation, high-quality customer service, premium products and a seamless rental experience. With nearly $3 billion in revenue and a presence in over 100 countries worldwide, it is no wonder we are a global leader in the car rental industry. In the USA, we are experiencing over 30% growth for the last several years, which provides great career opportunities in the future for the right candidates.

Sixt hires with a focus on service-oriented, entrepreneurial team players, who are excited about interacting with customers and colleagues from all over the world. Sixt is more than just renting cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

What to expect:

This person will be responsible for providing general administrative & analytical support to the Senior Director, Fleet Procurement across a range of areas.

What you'll do to be Sixt-cessful:

  • Document all contract related data in a structured manner in all relevant internal systems with acute focus on accuracy, process, and accessibility of that data to internal stakeholders

  • Work closely with Yield and Pricing to implement the annual Fleet Yield Plan for the respective region:

  • Determine Fleet Purchase Demand based on Yield Plan for different vehicle categories

  • Allocate purchase volumes based on Yield Plan and availability from suppliers ensuring key financial/supply chain variables are considered in planning

  • Maintaining constant communication with Fleet Procurement Specialist to ensure national Fleet Purchase Demand is accurate and aligned

  • Synthesize analytic findings and share results, typically with Yield and Pricing, Operations (Regional VPs, Branch Managers), Fleet Controlling and Car Control

  • Prepare re-occurring fleet purchase demand reports shared with Senior Management

  • As needed, work cross-functionally with Car Control and other department administrators to ensure accuracy of data (e.g. in-fleet volume / de-fleet volume)

  • Work closely with Order Management Analyst to foster open communication of planned fleet monthly delivery targets

  • Interact with Fleet vendors (e.g., OEMs, Dealerships) to obtain data and communicate changes

  • Prepare, process and analyze market data (ad hoc)

  • Develop and run financial models (e.g., financial analysis of fleet costs, fleet allocation analysis by region), leveraging current tools and systems (e.g., excel, SQL, people) as needed.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business, finance, or accounting

  • Business analytical and/or regional demand planning experience preferred

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a business analyst role

  • Excellent analytic thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to anticipate and independently resolve issues; ability to work collaboratively and proactively contribute new ideas

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines required; market research/analysis capabilities is a plus

  • Excellent MS Office skills ( i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access); specialized functional knowledge as relevant (e.g. demand planning, procurement, sourcing, supply chain)

  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week and flexibility to work overtime if needed

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

  • Fluent in English, and ability to communicate in other languages (Spanish, German, etc.) is a plus.

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