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National Parts Business Development Manager

  • Job added:   7 November 2005
  • Location :   Nationwide
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   ph impetus
  • Contact :   Denise Wheatley
  • Email :
Ph impetus is an established, successful and growing automotive consultancy and business services provider, specialising in aftersales and dealer network development support to vehicle manufacturers in the UK and continental Europe.

The Role
Reporting directly to the UK, Parts and Accessory Director of a major European vehicle manufacturer the role will have two primary areas of responsibility:

1. Ownership of ‘cross-breeder’ transactions
2. Development and delivery of marketing programmes to grow revenue on selected products via the UK franchised dealer network

The position will be primarily office based, (M4 corridor), accompanied with frequent travel nationally to selected franchised dealers and occasional international travel.

The Candidate
To fulfil this role you will need to have extensive commercial experience of automotive aftersales. In particular, the parts channel. Experience is most likely to have been gained through commercial responsibility for business development within a national parts distributor and/or vehicle manufacturer aftersales operation. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    Commercial understanding of the competitive environment

    Proven ability to develop and deliver marketing programmes in support of revenue and profit generation

    Ownership for the achievement of business objectives without the need for significant management direction

    Excellent communication, negotiating and analytical skills

    Credibility with senior management able to inspire confidence and respect

    Education to degree level (or equivalent)

    High levels of verbal, written and numeric reasoning

Additional experience gained within a franchised dealer, group parts operation or national parts distributor on procurement decisions would be an advantage.

To Apply
Please send your CV together with a supporting letter including full details of your current remuneration to: Denise Wheatley, Administration Manager, ph impetus, Villiers House, Clarendon Court, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington Spa, CV32 5PR or email:
Closing date: 25 November 2005

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