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Inspections Manager Job in Turkey
VavaCars , Turkey

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 26, 2021
Last Date
May 26, 2021

Job Description

A unique opportunity has arisen for an analytical Inspections Manager to work in the Operations Team to play a leading role in VavaCars Turkey. We are in vibrant scale-up mode so you will have the opportunity to strongly contribute and be a key player. You will work best when things move fast, and if you enjoy working with smart, creative and energetic people. This is a hands-on role with impact from day one, with ownership and responsibility.

VavaCars is setting out to revolutionize the secondhand automotive industry in emerging markets, by creating the world’s most trusted car transaction platform. Headquartered out of London, with initial locations in Turkey and Pakistan, we aim to provide ease, transparency, simplicity, and trust to buyers and sellers of used cars, which includes individuals, corporates, franchise- and independent- used car dealers.

Role Mission

In this position you will be managing the Inspection Team to provide excellent inspection quality while optimizing processes for efficiency and ensuring error-free inspections. As a technology first start-up you will be expected to dive deep and live and breathe the operational KPIs. We believe in detail and thus, use data, metrics, and logic to understand our business, drive action and deliver results.

What you will be doing:

  • You will manage our team of in-house and outsourced team of inspectors ensuring cars are inspected accurately and efficiently; you will insist on the highest standards
  • You will design, develop and implement training programs to train and develop new and existing inspectors; you will hire and develop the best
  • You will continuously review, revise, and update the inspections SOP with a focus on operational excellence; you will invent amp; simplify
  • You will stay up-to-date on the global best-practices on inspections, and continue to improve and deploy innovative technologies to improve inspections quality and decrease the inspection time
  • You will establish and maintain relationships with external service providers including outsourced inspection companies
  • You will analyse and assess the inspections metrics by immersing into the data and business intelligence reports to make data-driven decisions; you will dive deep
  • You will collaborate and work with the product amp; technology team to provide feedback and suggestions on improving and creating a best-in-class inspections product
  • You will partner with colleagues and peers across the company and pay no attention to hierarchy or job titles to ensure trust and support through pricing / purchasing / sales
  • You will be customer obsessed and enjoy the field based aspect of this role
  • You will be hands on willing and able to work with your team on the front line to do what it takes and get what is required
  • You will be as comfortable in excel and ppt and be able to bring observations, insights and suggestions back into the company and be the voice of inspection operations internally
  • You will have experience of operating in highly structured, data driven and analytical environments; we value your opinions but facts gt; opinions
  • You will have responsibility to keep inspection operations compliant with all the regulations in effect
  • You will have a key role in implementing HSE procedures and keeping up-to-date


  • Previous vehicle inspection experience is a must, ideally within a high volume environment
  • Great problem solving and solution focused approach with a can do attitude.
  • 10+ years experience in consumer facing inspection operations, with experience of working as a Manager for 5+ years
  • Best in class track record of meeting and exceeding operational metrics and targets consistently
  • Experience of creating repeatable, predictable, programmable and scalable processes and programs grounded in structure and detail


We offer a unique and exciting package - nothing like this has been attempted in the local auto space and we want to attract only the best and brightest. We offer a competitive remuneration package and a culture that focuses on employee growth and development. Our benefits include:

  • Unique entrepreneurial and leadership opportunity to sketch your career masterpiece
  • Working as part of a global, highly ambitious organization
  • Competitive compensation with performance bonus, benefits and employee stock options
  • Office location is Istanbul, European side
  • This role reports to Head of Operations

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Ankara, Turkey