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Bodyshop Sales Development Manager

  • Job added:   26 May 2016
  • Salary :   £37-42k - Dependant on Experience
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   BSDM 2605

My client, General Motors is currently looking for talented individual to join their field based team of Bodyshop Sales Development Managers.

Covering a territory which spans the North of England, Scotland and Ireland this specialised role will suit an individual with a consultative approach and in depth knowledge of the Accident Repair Industry.

With responsibility for ensuring Vauxhall Retailers and Repair Centres maximise their opportunity to promote their Bodyshop service offerings and all ancillary products and raise awareness of the availability of Vauxhall insurance on the sale of all new and used cars.

With an understanding of how a Bodyshop operates and the ability to introduce efficiencies and increase profitability this self-sufficient role could be your opportunity to join General Motors.

Offering an attractive salary and benefits package, interest is expected to be high so please do not delay in applying.


Key responsibilities

  • Assist in developing strategies for increasing share of revenue & profit of accident repair channel

  • Ensure brand values are maintained

  • Ensure common architecture of programmes where possible

  • Develop relationships with work providers (e.g. insurance companies etc) to facilitate genuine parts sales & work direction to network

  • Develop & support Vauxhall Motor Insurance new and ongoing programmes to meet accident repair channel needs

  • Identify & recommend specific training requirements for Retailer / Accident Repair Centre’s team

  • Develop relationships with paint companies and distributors for GM UK & Ireland

  • Maintain and Audit Standards within the GM Accident Repair network

  • Regular reviews with Retailers & Accident Repair Centre’s within your Region

  • Organise and chair Regional Accident Repair Centre’s meetings

  • Ensure that the network reflect “industry leading” capability


Required Skills:

  • Automotive industry experience - Automotive Insurance or Body Repair business preferable

  • Field experience with GM UK & Ireland Retail Network or equivalent Sales and Marketing experience in an allied industry

  • Budget management experience

  • Experience of briefing and managing network of repairers

  • Developing persons within the Accident Repair Industry



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How To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to diane.draper@vauxhall.co.uk