Reference: ZR_421_JOB

Used Car Sales Manager


£40,000 Basic Salary £65,000 OTE

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Used Car Sales Manager at a modern motor dealership based in Bolton. Applications are encouraged from candidates who have experience in Sales Management. If you have managed a Sales Team within a volume dealership this would be an advantage, but is not essential provided you have the drive, determination, and hunger to succeed in a high-volume environment.

The successful candidate must have up to date knowledge and relevant experience gained within the motor industry as well as the ability to deliver exceptional customer service, whilst negotiating profitable transactions. Understanding of legal, tax and fiscal implications of finance and insurance products is essential.

General Expectations of the Used Car Sales Manager

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the Used Car Sales Department, including stock management.
  • Drive the performance of the Used Car Sales Team to deliver in excess of 120 units per month.
  • Mentor, develop and motivate the Used Car Sales Team, retaining talent within the business.
  • To have a detailed and analytical approach with regards to their stock.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Driving sales and maximising profitability, including through the sale of F&I products.
  • Developing and motivating the team through measured 1-2-1 review meetings.
  • To assist in the closing of vehicle sales, where required.
  • In keeping with our 2021 Customer Excellence Award, provide an exceptional level of customer satisfaction in all areas of the business at all times.
  • To secure finance business using providers approved by the Group.
  • To ensure all legal requirements of the FCA are met.
  • Daily review of online presence and amending adverts and pricing in line with market movements.
  • Departmental forecasting.
  • Liaison with other departments to ensure that all stock vehicles meet preparation turnaround KPIs.
  • Leading morning sales meetings.
  • Ensuring that all POS is displayed in line with the Company requirements.
  • Creating high-quality marketing and promotion strategies.
  • Monitor and evaluate customer needs and competitor activity.
  • Meeting customers on handover to thank them for their business.
  • Achievement of monthly budgets and associated KPIs.
  • Monthly performance and development reviews with sales team.
  • Regular communication and interaction with members of other departments to develop the business and the business team ethos.

The Successful Candidate Should Possess the Following:

  • Drive and determination to achieve all the above and exceed targets.
  • Sound knowledge of financial controls and procedures.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and diary management skills.
  • A confident and determined approach.
  • Resilience with determination and persistence.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • High standard of admin and paperwork skills.

Applicants must display high standards of professionalism and motivation, encourage beneficial change and support the Company’s strategic goals for driving excellence in everything we do.

Our client is committed to developing talent and enrolment in the Company’s Leadership Development Programme will be encouraged.

To apply please follow the link or contact Purely Automotive Recruitment for a confidential discussion.

Purely Automotive Recruitment is dedicated Automotive Industry talent resourcing service provider operating across the UK and Ireland.  

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