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Operations Manager

  • Job added:   15 April 2013
  • Salary :   Competitive
  • Location :   Warwick
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   CvWow
  • Contact :   Darren Roach
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  • Telephone :   0871 7007877
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 Our client, a fast paced and energetic business with an entrepreneurial culture and a national presence working with and on behalf of automotive OEM and automotive retail companies are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Operations Manager (Trade Parts Development) to join their team in Warwick.  With exciting growth plans in place there has never been a better time to join. This is a role with plenty of scope and a business where autonomy is of a high level. There is a real opportunity to make a lasting difference and add value.


Operations Manager, Trade Parts Development

Warwick Office (with extensive European travel)

Competitive salary, Company car, Benefits


An exciting new position within our clients business, providing operational focus to the support and development of existing trade programmes. The successful candidate will be operationally responsible for the successful delivery of nominated UK & European trade parts programmes.




·         Achieve Part Sales out revenue targets

·         Facilitate day to day client operational planning and requirements

·         Manage field team and consultant resources

·         Develop & Implement programme market & proposition tests

·         Drive programme evolution and development

·         Increase market representation growth within European programmes

·         Drive bolt-on product development and provision – TSR / eLearning / Ops Manual / Marcomms / Research / Pricing

·         Demonstrable contribution to the development of a trade parts sales proposition

·         Strong project management and influencing skills across multiple programmes and clients




·         Understanding of the relationship between franchise dealers and Independent garages in the

      parts supply business

·         Experience of developing trade sales business on behalf of a vehicle manufacturer

·         Have managed relationships with senior management from manufacturer / supplier and dealer


·         Clear track record in managing remote resources to effectively achieve KPIs and programme


·         Ability to inspire others leading to productive activity

·         Resilient approach to problem solving

·         Financially astute and able to interpret sales reports

·         High attention to detail

·         Excellent communication and relationship building skills

·         Flexible approach to work, self sufficient and a self starter

·         PC literate


In return our client offers excellent career progression and satisfaction with an industry leading remuneration package, car and benefits. If you have the necessary experience and can demonstrate previous success preferably within the automotive arena although candidates from the retail sector will be considered then apply today.


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