TRANSFORMING THE CAR BUYING EXPERIENCE ACROSS UK AND EUROPE. 

 

The mission of Cazoo (www.cazoo.co.uk) is to transform the car buying experience across the UK and Europe by providing better selection, flexibility, transparency, convenience and peace of mind. Our aim is to make getting your next car no different to ordering any other product online today, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase, finance or subscribe to a car entirely online for delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. 

 

Become part of a fast-growing company, work with top talents, join us on this exciting journey and help drive the future of a highly innovative mobility offering! Your proven expertise, creative and innovative solutions and their implementation will contribute significantly to establishing a completely new understanding of car buying and mobility in the market, while exceeding our jointly set goals. Together, we write a new chapter of mobility history every day. That is why we are looking for you at our Barcelona location as a



Team Lead OEM and Fleet Purchasing (m/f/d) 

ASAP | Permanent position | Full-time

 

Exciting tasks await you here

 

"Creating value" is your guiding principle and your ambition is to make already good things even better? Are you dynamic, both data-savvy and strongly data-driven? Then we are looking for you as Team Lead OEM and Fleet Purchasing (m/f/d) in Spain. Your job is to manage the team that purchases used cars from OEM’s in order to be able to offer each customer the right vehicle. Essentially, you will do the following:

 

  • Lead, motivate and develop a team of experienced Purchasing Specialists
  • Purchase vehicles through various online auction platforms: The role of an Auction Purchasing Specialist at Cazoo is to purchase the most in-demand vehicles at the best rates via auctions. In doing so, you will work closely with other members of the purchasing team to maximize the use of data.
  • Evaluate of data sets: You will ensure that purchased vehicles meet our strict specifications, return rates are low, and refurbishment costs are in line with budget.
  • Sell vehicles through online auction platforms: Similarly, you will oversee the sale of used vehicles as well as the "trade-ins" associated with some of these sales.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement: As a key member of the purchasing leadership team, you will demonstrate a professional, respectful, inclusive and collaborative approach within our purchasing model, help uncover sources of error and continually evolve our data-driven process.



What sets us apart:

 

    • Interesting and ever-changing tasks that let you and us grow
    • The foundation of a Grown-up - we have achieved a lot in the last 3 years, upon which you can build your own work
    • Working in a strong team with experienced colleagues from 20 different nations
  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits package



You are a good fit for us when: 

 

  • You support your values: 
    • Customer obsessed: “People come before cars”
    • Data driven: “It’s part of your DNA”
    • Fast drivers: “We never stop moving forward.”
    • Team player: “None of us is as effective as all of us.”
  • Teamwork is a source of inspiration, creates better results and connects you with your colleagues. 
  • You constantly learn and further educate yourself professionally and privately, generate new ideas and like to    actively try them out. 
  • A dynamic environment with a grown-up mentality means a lot 
  • To you, the big picture is as important as the details
  • Transparency for you means proactively communicating, providing insight and context, and keeping others informed



What you offer:

 

  • Experience in a comparable job (ideally with an automotive or online B2B marketplace)
  • Experience in people management
  • Completed professional training
  • A dynamic mindset that enables you to identify opportunities, think quickly and successfully adapt your approach accordingly 
  • Experience in the automotive industry is an advantage, but not essential
  • Great attention to detail and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions under pressure
  • Commercial mindset to drive profitability 
  • Proficient with Excel or Google Sheets; experience with auction platforms helpful
  • Fully embrace the guiding principle of "creating value" for your work, want to create sustainable impact while helping shape developments and prepared to "go the extra mile" to do so 
  • Spanish at a native level; very good English skills as well as written and spoken German a plus

 

Sounds exciting? Then please send us your application in English with your earliest possible start date and salary expectations. We are looking forward to having you on our team!

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