Sales Manager - Western VW Newbridge

Eastern Western Motor Group
Edinburgh, Midlothian
38000 - 55000
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager - Western VW Newbridge

45 hours Edinburgh Full Time Apply Now

Are you an experienced Sales Manager working in the Motor Trade and looking for a new career opportunity?

Used Sales Manager

Western Volkswagen – Newbridge

Up to £38,000 plus bonus and company (OTE £55,000)

At Eastern Western Motor Group, we believe it’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and family.

This is an amazing opportunity to work for a family run company who value their employees and in return provide state of the art working facilities, competitive salary packages, benefits and training.

Independently managing sales business, incorporating all the Group’s products and services; making important decisions regarding the sales unit; achieving optimal utilisation of the market, a high level of customer satisfaction and high yields for the department in accordance with agreed goals; co-ordinating and managing sales staff.

  • Supporting planning issues relevant to used sales, in particular volume planning and profitability
  • Defining market goals for used vehicle sales, co-ordinating these with performance targets and business plan
  • Developing concepts to increase turnover and profitability in used Sales
  • Observing market price developments / carrying out analysis and benchmarking of competitors in the used vehicles business
  • Planning and managing/involvement in media advertising, direct marketing, events and customer loyalty activities
  • Ensuring the range of manufacturer additional services (leasing, financing, etc.) are available
  • Ensuring a model mix conforming to the market is available and an appropriate turnover rate of used vehicles
  • Ensuring an appropriate number of demonstration vehicles are available
  • Organising regular updating of used vehicle presentation
  • Monitoring vehicle orders and deliveries
  • Determining trade-in prices or clear targets for evaluating used vehicles
  • Regularly checking necessary price adjustments of used vehicles
  • Monitoring budgets and defined profit goals and objectives for the department and retail area
  • Ensuring regular reporting for Group Management
  • Ensuring processes are defined and upheld and optimising processes in Sales unit after prior agreement with Group management
  • Planning and managing customer surveys and other measures to assess customer satisfaction
  • Evaluating incoming complaints and arranging for measures to improve the situation/follow-ups to be carried out
  • Manage staff in relation to engagement, teamwork, job descriptions, rotas, appraisals, paperwork, training and health & safety
  • Assistance with any other task as directed

  • Must have previous experience in a similar role within the automotive industry
  • Good interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Results orientated
  • Financial Awareness
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • People Management
  • Leadership skills
  • Change orientation, strategic vision and continuous improvement
  • Self-motivator
  • Proactive / Creative
  • Tenacious
  • Leads by example
  • Committed to providing high quality work
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • PC literate

In addition we offer first class employee benefits scheme such as:

  • Potential discounts with 1600 retailers
  • Access to staff savings scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work
  • Excellent discounts on new and used car purchases
  • Company pension
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Training/Career development
  • Maternity pay
  • Family day out passes

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