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Used Car Sales Manager - Specialist Franchise

  • Job added:   11 July 2007
  • Salary :   Ote £50,000 + Bens
  • Location :   Edinburgh
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Fast Lane Automotive
  • Contact :   Simon Lane
  • Email :   simonlane@fastlaneautomotive.co.uk
  • Telephone :   07979 911758
  • Website :   http://www.fastlaneautomotive.co.uk
• To manage and develop the Used Car Sales department of this highly prestigious sports car franchise representing one of the most desirable brands in the industry, with an exciting product range and a continuous stream of new model launches • The Used Car Manager will be tasked with sourcing, preparing and marketing franchised used cars to the very highest standards and adhering to the manufacturers demanding preparation standards whilst keeping costs under control • You will be expected to motivate and inspire your team of four sales executives whilst driving the business to achieve the budget agreed with the board of directors • Working alongside the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for nurturing an already strong relationship with the manufacturer and ensuring that the branch adheres to their standards in order to achieve the maximum bonuses and volume allocation • To monitor and control the cash flow of your department paying particular attention to debtors • You will be in control of all used vehicle stock in a business with a multi-million pound turnover, running a fleet of demonstrators and ensuring consistent stock turn whilst maintaining the budgeted profit per unit figure • All trade stock will need to be disposed of in a timely manner • You will need to ensure that your team take every opportunity with every customer to sell Finance, Insurance and other ancillary products • Be able to manage an existing database of customers and work pro actively to bring new business in The Candidate: • The successful candidate MUST be able to demonstrate a successful, proven track record in Motor Trade Sales Management • Possess a positive, hands on approach with the ability to lead and motivate a developing sales team. • Excellent communication skills are required together with a genuine commitment and passion for delivering the highest standard of customer service • You should also be able to demonstrate a full understanding of all aspects of used car KPI’s and how these can not only be measured but used in order to improve your business • You will have a proven track record of sustained success • You must posses a stable career history that demonstrates logical progression through the various roles you have performed • You will need to be very process orientated but at the same time have a natural entrepreneurial flair and an eye for profit

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