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Volkswagen Divisional Head of Sales

  • Job added:   2 October 2020
  • Location :   Ipswich
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-11159449
  • Company :   Marriott Motor Group

Volkswagen - Head of Sales

Competitive Salary. Excellent benefits

We now have an exciting opportunity at Marriott Motor Group (MMG) to be Head of Sales for our Volkswagen Division.

As a family run company, Marriott Motor Group is owned and run by the Barnard family. It prides itself on continuing the family tradition of providing a friendly and efficient motoring facility and creating a positive workplace culture, with success built on our core values we are always striving to be the automotive employer of choice.


Reporting to the Volkswagen Brand Director, this role will have responsibility for all operational aspects of New and Used vehicle Sales for the Volkswagen Passenger Car and Commercial Vehicle Division. Essentially, you will be instrumental in achieving the short- and medium-term Divisional Sales objectives, whilst working toward the delivery of the longer-term strategic aims of the Division in collaboration with the Brand Director and broader Management team.


On a day to day basis you will provide support to the Brand Director in the implementation of the pre-determined Sales CRM process to deliver the primary business objectives.  You will have complete responsibility for leading, coaching and supporting the Sales Management team with an emphasis on creating and sustaining a culture of success and colleague development. This will require an interactive hands-on approach and will include conducting regular site-specific operational reviews in order to achieve continuous improvement and group sustainability, with a focus on customer retention, process management,  people development, operational performance and legislative compliance.


In order to succeed, you will have an in-depth understanding of Sales related KPI’s and Financial metrics along with a demonstrable history of consistently achieving these key measures.  You will possess the insight to identify current and potential risks/opportunities across the Division along with the tenacity and skills to pro-actively and effectively respond to these.


Your Leadership style will be both innovative and collaborative with a genuine ability to positively lead your team whilst ensuring our ‘non-negotiable’ expectations are reached at all times.  You will be an ambassador of MMG’s Purpose Mission and Values and your role will be vital in sustaining & re-enforcing the positive and rewarding workplace culture that we are all extremely proud to have throughout our organisation.


In return for your expertise, we offer a fantastic working environment, comprehensive induction plan, a highly competitive salary and other benefits including a holiday scheme that increases with length of service, private healthcare, car, pension, employee assistance programme, high street retailer discounts and wellbeing centre provided via My Marriott Hub.


To apply for the role in the first instance please forward your CV.  The closing date is Monday 19th October 2020. You will be contacted if you have been shortlisted. It can take five working days for us to read your CV so please wait to hear from us with regards to whether we will be taking your application further. If you are shortlisted for the role you will be sent a recruitment pack with further details.

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