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Commercial Manager – Used Vehicles JP116

  • Job added:   23 January 2017
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington
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A major vehicle manufacturer are seeking an ambitious, commercially minded, degree educated individual to take on this key head office role. You will probably be currently working for another automotive manufacturer and have cross-functional experience in a range of commercial, marketing, product, planning or analytical roles. Previous experience in a used vehicle or re-marketing role is not required – more important is your commercial acumen, ability to drive ideas to fruition and engage and influence a wide-range of stake-holders across the business.

This is a fantastic chance to join one of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers with exceptional onward career opportunities.

About the role:

With budget responsibility and 1 direct report, this role will focus on the development of used vehicle programmes for more than one brand. You will lead and coordinate used vehicle managers from different brands in the introduction of strategic used vehicle projects and programmes. Your priorities will be to implement solutions which maximise used vehicle wholesale profitability, simplify the purchasing process of used vehicles for buyers and customers, reduce risk and maximise the contribution of Used Vehicle sales to Network profitability.

About You:

  • Degree educated and ambitious
  • Experience working for an automotive manufacturer in a range of roles
  • Numerate and analytical abilities
  • Ability to influence and consult at all levels of the business
  • Excellent written and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to manage a project from inception to delivery
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage people
  • Previous budget and people management experience useful but not essential

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Automotive Recruitment. Ref: JP116

How To Apply

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Automotive Recruitment.


Copeland are experts in executive search and selection in the Automotive Sector.  We work for Automotive Manufacturers, Marketing Agencies, Finance Companies, Leasing Companies, and a wide range of Automotive Suppliers including: Parts, Warranty, Aftersales & IT. Based in the UK, we recruit, sales, marketing, dealer development, operations, analyst, planning and managerial roles. Copeland operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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