A leading automotive manufacturer is seeking a senior level manager with a strong cross-functional background ideally in both dealer-facing and product/planning functions.
Leading a team and a managing a large budget this role is responsible for leading the entire product lifecycle, from initial negotiation with the factory in terms of pricing/spec and mix, co-ordination of launch across the business, set up of the models on the system through to management of all tactical retail consumer offers on the vehicle throughout the life cycle of the car.
Management of the entire model life cycle including sales performance of individual models and chain profit contribution
Negotiation of competitive price, specification and model mix planning with Factory including reporting.
Leadership and accountability of product launches across the business.
Recommend actions to ensure that the sales of each model and derivative are delivered in line with budget planning.
Development of all retail consumer incentives
Managing a team
The successful candidate will:
Be degree educated
Will currently be working in a management role with an automotive manufacturer – probably as a department manager
Demonstrate a progressive career history to date
Have experience across a range of functions / departments including dealer-facing and product or planning roles.
Demonstrate strong leadership and influencing skills
Have high levels of commercial acumen and strong analytical skills
Demonstrate potential for future progression to a senior management role.
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.
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