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long distance carpooling service
   Posted: Thursday, May 02, 2019
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  Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the world's leading long-distance carpooling platform - a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers & passengers in 22 countries.

The platform connects people looking to travel long distances with drivers heading the same way, so they can travel together & share the cost.

With the recent integration of a coach network & a commuter carpooling service, BlaBlaCar aims to become the go-to for shared road mobility.

Affordable, convenient & user-friendly, wherever there's a road, there's a BlaBlaCar.

Job Description

Why join us?

BlaBlaCar is launching a new business line that is set to fuel tremendous growth for the company.

As local Head of Bus operations & Supply, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to building a new bus vertical at BlaBlaCar. We are looking for someone who has the grit & motivation to join the entrepreneurial adventure.

Your mission is to kick-start & oversee our bus activity in Germany. In this role you will grow your skills in operational excellence, ability to find out-of-the box solutions, & organisation. You will have multiple internal & external stakeholders, & will embrace a wide scope of tasks from ground negotiations to strategic thinking.

As such, the role requires an entrepreneurial spirit, ability to handle various operational situations, inter-personal skills & a strong commitment.

You will report directly to our Germany country manager of BlaBlaCar in charge of both our carpooling & bus activities.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Managing bus partners & procuring the transports

  • Organizing the execution of the transports: managing the stops, presence in stations

  • Ensuring security & quality, setting up crisis management process

  • Building up strong relationships with local authorities

  • Influencing local & central network strategy

  • Working in tight relationship with local Sales & Marketing team, as well as Central Network & Pricing teams

  • Structuring the operational processes for the rollout of this new business line

  • Hiring & managing a team that can scale these operations


What you will need to be successful:

  • 5+ years of experience in transport sector

  • strong business acumen with capacity to translate high-level business strategy into pragmatic operational direction

  • proven track record of successfully scaling operations in the transport industry as a team/project leader

  • Operational agility & solution-driven mindset

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Strong communication & negotiations skills

  • Ability to work with data to define priorities, actionable insights, & present results

  • High-energy, humble & motivated by innovation & constant change

  • German speaking, good level of English

  • Network of relationships with industry professionals & / or institutions will be considered as plus

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role:

Start: As soon as you are ready!

Location: Berlin

Contract: Permanent contract

Compensation: Competitive package based on experience

What we offer all of our employees:

A start-up spirit that fosters agility, teamwork & impact

Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth & fast-paced environment

Free carpooling & bus rides to live our value Be The Member

Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

Possibility to do a BlaBlaSwap once a year & go work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad

Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other

Weekly Tech Demos

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) & answer to our questions.

Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team & that all your information will be kept confidential.

You can expect us to review your application within the following 3 weeks.

BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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