Avis Budget Group City Manager in Nashville, Tennessee

Leads, manages and develops an assigned territory within a region/city to operational success and financial profitability, with management responsibility for assigned corporate airport, metropolitan and local market locations and agencies. Additionally, this position has fleet ownership responsibilities.

Develops and executes short-term strategies, solutions and improvements; and is responsible for all operational activities undertaken within the city. Performs duties and provides service in accordance to established operation procedures and company policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and communicates city operating plans that maximize revenue and grow market share, within plan objectives and company guidelines. Monitors performance against plan and establishes or revises plans, procedures and standards, as appropriate, to maximize profits.

  • Sets monthly goals for each location’s key operating performance measurements to include revenue per unit, revenue, transactions and incremental sales.

  • Forecasts, budgets and manages the key financial drivers of a city to include revenue, transactions, market segment mix, utilization, fleet mix, wage expense, daily dollar average, revenue per unit, incremental revenue penetration and fleet size.

  • Directs and controls the activities performed by the fleet distribution function in reviewing and evaluating the availability of fleet vehicles at various locations

  • Oversees the activities performed by the fleet function in directing and controlling the maintenance, repair and/or reconditioning of fleet vehicles.

  • Evaluates the physical inventories to establish and maintain the proper mix and age of lot vehicles.

  • Works with the Corporate Sales and Marketing functions to develop sales policy, long-range sales objectives and local marketing plans.

  • Reviews and evaluates capital projects, analyzes DOR reports

  • Directs the payment of bills and processing of personnel records.

  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with local business organizations and governmental agencies in an ongoing effort to protect the company’s interests, and to discuss and resolve commonly faced problems.

  • Ensures all Quality Assurance standards are maintained

  • Hires, supervises, trains, develops, motivates and evaluates the performance of manager and employee staff. Implements HR department policies in the area of discipline, discharge, motivation and performance in a consistent and fair manner, referring to the appropriate HR manuals to ensure adherence. Establishes, communicates, monitors and updates objectives for staff consistent with the Company goals and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field (or equivalent in education, experience or training).

  • Five or more years operations and sales experience, with at least one year at the supervisory level, preferably in a vehicle rental or related industry. (Years of experience will increase according based on city assignment)

  • General business knowledge to successfully lead and direct multiple markets/locations.

  • Excellent management skills. Must be able to provide direction and support to a large number staff across multiple locations.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills to track all appropriate operational measures and analyze and forecast operational performance results.

  • Very strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills. Ability to interact with both internal and external customers at all levels. Ability to manage and motivate staff in a team environment.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Travel Requirements

Varies based on territory geography and number of locations.

Avis Budget is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.