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National Programme Manager - Trade Parts

  • Job added:   10 March 2005
  • Location :   Nationwide
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   ph impetus
  • Telephone :   01926 430202
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Highly Competitive Salary + Pension + Car + Benefits

ph impetus is an established, successful and growing automotive consultancy / business services provider supporting 14 vehicle manufacturers in the UK and continental Europe.

The Role

We are currently recruiting a Programme Manager to project manage a new Trade Parts programme on behalf of a highly successful global vehicle manufacturer. In conjunction with an initial team of three consultants the role requires an exceptional individual to provide programme leadership. The individual will be required to work closely with the vehicle manufacturer with responsibility for programme implementation and development.

The Candidate

To fulfil this role you will need to have a comprehensive knowledge of the parts trade sector, franchised dealer and ideally vehicle manufacturer parts operations. The ability to manage the programme to improve performance is imperative. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Understanding of franchised dealer business practices and the contrast to those employed by a parts factor in the supply of parts to independent motor traders
  • Proven project management and people management credentials
  • Negotiation skills with senior management
  • Ability to inspire others and achieve results
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal, analytical and business planning / financial skills
  • Flexible approach to work - a self sufficient, self starter
  • Education probably to degree level

    Previous / current experience of working as a project manager, in a national / regional role, for a vehicle manufacturer or parts factor would be preferable.

    To Apply

    Please send your CV together with a supporting letter including full details of your current remuneration to: Denise Wheatley, Administration Manager, at the address below or e-mail

    Closing date March 23rd 2005.

    ph impetus, Villiers House, Clarendon Court, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington Spa, CV32 5PR.

    ph impetus is an equal opportunities employer

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