The Hertz Corporation Project Manager, Global Continuous Improvement in Estero, Florida
Serve as an internal consulting leader to improve Hertz’ fleet and revenue performance. Structure and lead projects in the areas of joint fleet/revenue optimization, asset utilization, fleet acquisition & remarketing. Work collaboratively with business leaders and lead small teams of 1-2 consultants/analysts plus functional SMEs.
Generate a minimum of $5 million in profitability impact per calendar year
Structure and execute projects to improve profitability and customer service; areas of focus include revenue forecasting, pricing, fleet management/acquisition/remarketing, car class mix & assignment, asset utilization, and performance management.
Structure projects – including value levers and potential, cross-functional participation & requirements, activities and timeline, costs and risks
Closely collaborate with senior division and functional leaders at the Director, VP, and SVP levels to generate project sponsorship, participation, and buy-in
Lead a full-time consulting team of 1-2 people plus functional team members to execute consulting projects, including
Structure ambiguous problems using tools such as issue trees, storylines, storyboards and other tools
Identify key issues, determine right analyses to conduct, oversee and pressure-test quantitative analytics
Plan and conduct large and small group workshops as needed
Identify and leverage external and internal industry/functional experts
Syndicate findings with divisional leaders and SVP of Fleet, Procurement, and PMO, and adjust approach as needed
Develop synthesized presentations, summarized to the appropriate level (CEO, EVPs, SVPs, project leadership)
Develop and coach analysts/consultants to build consulting toolkit across problem solving skills, internal client relationships, and presentation skills.
Role model inspirational leadership
Build Fleet & Revenue CI group’s credibility with functional/divisional stakeholders and senior management; generate ongoing pull for assistance and value-add
A person in this position must interact effectively throughout the global organization to gain the authority to achieve his/her financial objectives. This position requires a high level of autonomy while retaining the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Bachelor’s Degree minimum (MBA Preferred)
Consulting background preferred
Deep understanding of analytics and process excellence
Background in revenue management/pricing and/or asset management preferred
Black Belt or Green Belt certification a plus.
- Best practice process development
Functional expertise (e.g., revenue)
Lean/six sigma experience
- Ability to influence others without formal authority
Business case management
Planning and control
Excellent written skills
Excellent MS Excel skills (tested)
- Ability to work comfortably across functional and geographical boundaries
Matrix management capability
Execution and discipline
Business Acumen, commercial awareness
Ability to coach and provide feedback to team members
Edge – courage to make tough yes/no decisions
Excellent team builder. Ability to identify and overcome obstacles that inhibit team effectiveness
Ability to energize others
Must have a customer service orientation
Self-starter with gravitas to work across all levels and motivate variety of teams, without actual reporting structure
Strong on integrity, flexibility, creativity, innovation and passion
Travel is 60% to 75%
Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.
Job ID 149712
# Positions 1
Category Project/Process Management
Division WHQ - Estero - Only
Position Type Regular Full Time