Group Corporate Sales Manager - Bolton area
Our client, the No1 motor trade employer in the North West, is looking to recruit an experienced Group Corporate Sales Manager
To strategically achieve all Corporate Sales objectives, both financial and operational, by developing a highly professional and motivated Corporate Sales/LBDM Team.
You will be reporting into the Group Sales Director to achieve volume targets that support the manufacturer requirements and enhance the divisions profitability, through cultivating current customers whilst growing the customer base through new opportunities.
Build strong and lasting long term relationships with their brands.
Ensure industry leading standards of customer care and satisfaction are achieved and maintained at all times.
To be considered for this role, you will need to have demonstrable experience within a Senior Corporate Sales position within the Automotive industry, where you are managing a team.
Although brand franchise experience is desirable it is not essential.
Due to the remote management element of this position, you will need to be happy to travel to their sites across the North West.
Job Profile and Key Performance Areas
Achieve all sales and profit objectives for the department.
Work with the Group Sales Director to ensure stock levels are effectively controlled, minimum allocations are ordered in the required timescale and aged units are effectively targeted and sold. Have scrupulous debt control and ensure expenditure is monitored and kept within budgetary parameters.
Drive pro-active prospecting to identify all potential customers and maintain effective control of the DMS to maintain regular and professional contact.
Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all department administration and operational data complying at all times with standards and divisional reporting policies.
Ensure the Corporate Sales/LBDM team operates to the group's high standards and policy at all times.
Develop, in conjunction with the Marketing Manager, a corporate sales marketing and publicity strategy to promote products and services effectively.
Policies and Practices:
Strive to achieve a consistently high level of customer satisfaction by following all documented operating policies.
Ensure all employment, consumer duty, environmental, Health & Safety and Trading Standards policies and practices, and statutory legislation are strictly adhered to.
Brief the team regarding department objectives and give regular feedback on achievements.
Develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers, colleagues, suppliers and external representatives.
Ensure the systematic recruitment, induction, and performance management of all department employees and aim to minimise staff turnover by leading a motivated, productive and rewarded team.
Coach and develop the job related skills of the team through regular and measured training activities.
Seek expert advice from the brand Business Partner with all employment issues to ensure compliance with employment law.
Act in a professional, calm and positive manner.
Ensure personal appearance is consistently of a high standard.
Assess own performance and effectiveness and undertake personal development activities.
Lead by example at all times.
Along with an exceptional salary and uncapped bonus, our client can offer a fantastic range of benefits in an environment, that offers career development where you will be given autonomy, support and a platform to succeed.
As part of the role, you will have a company car and private healthcare and many more benefits.
Who are you applying to?
The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.
Key positions; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager