Avis Budget Life
Committed to Growth and Development
A leading brand attracting talent with a committment to growth and developmentAvis Budget Rent a Car is South Africa's leading car rental company, its success is underpinned by a culture and DNA in which each Brand Ambassador makes a personal commitment to exceed customer expectations’ at every interface.
As an equal opportunity employer, Avis Budget is proud to provide an inclusive workplace that embraces and celebrates demographic, cultural and life style differences. With over 2 000 Brand Ambassadors, Avis Budget is committed to growing and developing our people.
As the leading South African car rental brand...Avis Budget is an exciting and challenging environment to work in. Our customers recognise the value we offer them because we realise our vision on exceeding their expectations by always trying harder and placing importance on people, not just cars. However, although our customers are very important stakeholders in our business, we believe that there is another stakeholder even more important – our employees.
88% of our Brand Ambassadors responded with ‘I believe I work for a great organisation’ in our internal staff survey. At Avis Budget, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will look after our customers. Our Employee Value Proposition clearly indicates what existing and prospective employees can expect from our organisation while working for us:
- Leaders who provide meaningful work and a clear sense of purpose in their employees’ roles
- Skills development for their current roles and a focus on continuous improvement
- Building a career in our organisation
- Promotion of employee well-being and leveraging diversity for a better workplace for all
- An enabling and inclusive culture based on collaboration and sharing of ideas
- Appreciation and reward for great performance
- A culture of innovation and information sharing through collective wisdom
- Working in an organisation where there is a sense of purpose and achievement
We believe is it our Brand Ambassadors that make us stand out from our competitors, and creating value for our employees allows us to create value for our customers, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders.
Avis Budget is looking for the best and brightest talent
If you're looking at advancing your carreer, Avis Budget is a great company to do so. We are a growing organisation that cares about our people. Our employee value proposition offers an engaging climate in which learning and development is paramount. Learnerships, skills programmes, management and leadership development programmes, as well as study assistance programmes form part of our offering. At Avis Budget, the wellbeing of our people can be seen in our attractive reward and benefits package. And, as a responsible corporate citizen, we embrace sustainability through shared value, thus positively impacting the environment and the communities within which we operate. At Avis Budget, People are more important than cars
Training IniativesAt Avis Budget we run Leadership Development Programmes to grow our managers and supervisors into well-rounded leaders. We offer the following to our managers and supervisors:
Avis Budget Leadership Development ProgrammeFocuses on growing middle and senior managers in their leadership journey. The programme focuses on exposing them in greater depth to the business context, unpacks our leadership philosophy and standards and assists them in having a positive impact in their teams by delivering on our employee value proposition. The programme also focuses on emotional intelligence to grow our managers into the best leaders they can be.
Avis Budget Supervisory Development ProgrammeIs a comprehensive learning experience that has been developed for new and existing supervisors in our business. It equips them with the practical skills and tools to fulfil their role from a managerial, leadership and technical perspective and assists them in making the transition from managing self to managing others. On the programme, they are exposed to a number of senior leaders in the business and a solid understanding of what it means to be a successful supervisor in our organisation is created. The outcome of the programme is to develop confident supervisors who can plan, organise and control their resources as well as confident leaders who can inspire, motivate and coach their teams to greater heights.
In addition to the Leadership and Supervisory Development offerings...We provide learnership opportunities ( ranging from NQF 1 to NQF 6 ) to brand ambassadors who meet the legibility criteria, as well as offer support for accredited, external studies at accredited, reputable learning institutions.
Individual development plans are put in place for all employees and therefore allow for clear training paths. Internal training programmes, that are designed and benched marked against industry standards and trends, include induction, soft skills and technical training. These offerings provide employees with the necessary and relevant training for their roles within the organisation.