Commercial Manager - Parts and Accessories

DMA Group
50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000 Per Annum Car allowance. Excellent company benefits
06 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Commercial Manager - Parts and Accessories
Basic Salary: GBP45,000 to GBP50,000 depending on experience + car allowance and exceptional company benefits

Location: Coventry

Amazing opportunity for an experienced Parts and Accessories Commercial Manager from automotive background who is looking to progress their career.

The role
To drive changes and improvements throughout the business at all levels to ensure continual improvement of the products and customer satisfaction. To have a persuasive influence on Parts and Accessory sales and the first and influential point of contact for Parts Wholesalers and the Service Dealer Network. To control costs and profitability of the Aftersales Parts Business through personal effectiveness. You will have direct involvement and influence with customers, the dealers for the company, all the other relevant parties, of which there are many, as well as all sectors of the motor trade.

Main responsibilities of the role

• Responsible for after market supply of parts and accessories for new products in association with the company supply chain team and the after sales partners
• Responsible for the Parts and Accessories business volume and Revenue Planning
• Delivery of a rolling five-year business plan in twelve month increments
• Responsible for the development and introduction of new product lines e.g. dealer fit accessories for new products
• Development of the Parts and Accessories business models through a variety of routes to market
• Assist with the organisation of dealer standards assessment programme. Carry out assessments from time to time and collate information. Liaise with dealership personnel and assist them with implementing an action plan to achieve the required standards
• Fully support dealer training for aftersales parts personnel and to assist with the organisation of dealer meetings from time to time
• Monitor revise as necessary, dealer ISO requirement and minimum stock requirements
• Monitor, and revise as necessary, all parts returns procedures to achieve a holistic, cost effective system
• Any duties commensurate with qualifications and experience that may be required from time to time

The Person
The successful application will need to have:-

• You must be a good communicator and able to build sustainable relationships internally and externally with multi-disciplinary teams i.e. Dealership personnel from Dealer Principal, Parts Managers and Customer Relationship Executives, Customer and Technical support team, Network Development team, Engineering, Quality, Warranty, Quality Management Process, Manufacturing and Suppliers
• Must have held a supervisory position
• University educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience
• Further education qualifications in NVQ in Motor Studies are desirable as well as the Institute of Motor Industry
• Can persuade, negotiate and challenge and influence others
• Have excellent problem solving and decision making capabilities
• Self-motivated, results orientated and team player
• Strong project management capabilities and ability to work to deadlines
• Must have good general computing skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Must have a full car driving license

The Company
An automotive manufacturer, absolute leader in their field working on an absolutely outstanding site.
Benefits Package:
Annual salary GBP45k to GBP50k plus car allowance, 25 days annual leave, healthcare scheme, and many other outstanding benefits.
Apply for this Vacancy:
If you are interested in this position, please press APPLY or call Anne Noble directly on the number quoted at the top of this advert .
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