A highly successful automotive manufacturer currently enjoying sustained growth in car sales is seeking an Aftersales Product Manager to join their head office team based in the home counties/M25 region.
This role would suit an ambitious individual, ideally educated to degree level, with a good understanding of automotive aftersales, warranty, oil or tyres. You will need very strong analytical skills and be able to communicate effectively with automotive dealers.
Purpose of role:
Manage the development and delivery of downstream products including Service Plans, Menu Pricing, Service, Repair & Extended Warranty Programmes. Control pricing policy for Routine and Extended Maintenance parts to support programme delivery. Analyse market opportunities to minimise downstream product range gaps. Manage relationship with internal stakeholders, marketing agencies and European head office Aftersales Departments to maximize business benefits. Develop and deliver marketing activity to support programmes internally and externally
The Successful Candidate will:
Be ideally educated to degree level
Have a sound knowledge of functional workings of automotive aftersales retailing
Have a clear understanding and interpretation of market analysis methods
Have a proven record of formulating, implementing and maintaining product marketing plans
Experience working for an automotive manufacturer, dealer group, oil, tyre or warranty company
Be able to handle pressure and tight deadlines
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Confident in the use of Microsoft office products is basic requirement
Specific advanced experience of Microsoft Access software required
Strong management skills with ability to motivate and prioritise workload and secure timely delivery from both direct and indirect resource.
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.