Car Buyer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £47500 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Gilchrist

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  • Contact phone:

    01392 537517

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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Used Car Buyer

Salary: £23,500 (OTE £47,500 + ins £62.50 + fuel £125)
Working hours: Monday to Friday 08.30 – 18.00

- Responsible for the acquisition of used car stock from all sales channels
- Maximise profitability through the delivery of the used car sales retail and trade performance
- Actively source used cars for the PXC operation
- Maximises channels of sale and purchase
- Ensures Used Car Purchase Objectives are achieved in line with business objectives
- Provides support for the Retail Sales teams for the delivery of used car objectives
- KPI’s – Purchase units PXC/Trade ppu
- Provide additional Profit in line with budget for PXC/Trade departments
- Manages used car purchases through various purchase channels
- Ensures appraisals, valuation, collection, administration from various channels is accurate and to the highest standard.
- Maximises sales opportunities in line with targets set
- Analyses current procedures and identifies opportunities for improvement
- Communicates and influences colleagues across all business areas
- Contributes to sales meetings to drive sales and generate ideas/solutions from the team
- Communicates and develops strong personal relationships with customers to maintain their continued loyalty
- Consults with customers to establish their needs to deliver a high level of service
- Reviews customer satisfaction and implements improvements
- Ensures all sales documents are with each used car purchased
- Maximises the use of all advertising and point of sale literature
- Ensures the sales team have full knowledge and understanding of product and purchase process
- Ensures all areas of Health & Safety operate effectively and within the requirements of the law
- Builds good relationships with manufacturers, professional bodies, suppliers and statutory representatives
- Ensures all capital outlay is authorised by their director
- Previous sales experience within the Motor industry
- Practical experience in a Sales environment
- Experience of  appraising, valuing and purchasing used cars
- Proven ability of delivering sales with their team
- Specialist knowledge of used car vehicle valuation, consumer law and high quality customer service

If this vacancy could be of interest to you please contact James Gilchrist at Perfect Placement today!

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