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Used Car Performance Improvement Coach

  • Job added:   2 March 2016
  • Salary :   £50,000
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   IUC PIC

Used Car Coach

Global Role covering 14 markets: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Belgium, Bulgaria, Romania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria.

Substantial Basic and OTE, plus company car & benefits

DEKRA Automotive is a talented team of people that bring out the best in people and business.  Part of an International Organisation with over 33,000 employees, we are a key service provider to a large number of well-known vehicle manufacturers in the UK, providing them with business improvement solutions, such as short and long-term outsourced staff, training and helping to deliver business improvement projects.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Used Car Coach to join our business and work on behalf of an innovative, ethical, visionary and ambitious luxury automotive manufacturer. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience in successfully improving performance. You will be an engaging individual who can inspire others to achieve results and encourage sustainable behavioural change.

The main aim of this role is to increase the Used Cars activity by revamping the Used Car Programme


  • To continue the deployment of the programme in the Dealer network

  • To train / coach the dealers in order to improve their Used Car performance and profitability

Main Tasks:

  • Define and improve the Used Cars positioning in the market.

  • Achieve standards and follow guidelines by the dealer’s networks to efficiently develop Used Car activity.

  • Propose a Coaching and Training Programme to the Centres to achieve the redefined and measured KPIs.

  • Monitor and improve the Used Car sales activity and negotiate directly with Used Car retailers.

  • Remain in constant contact with other suppliers to support and improve the Remarketing process.

The successful candidates will ideally possess the following:

  • Knowledge of the Used Car industry

  • Knowledge of the sales process

  • Coaching and mentoring experience coupled with knowledge of coaching models such as GROW

  • Experience in setting SMART objectives 

  • Encouraging sustainable behavioural change

  • Experience of skills coaching

  • Experience in performance management


    In return you will have the benefit of working for a luxury brand with a number of professionals with a wealth of experience within the automotive industry. In addition, you will have the support of fellow colleagues within the DEKRA network. The successful candidates will also be offered the opportunity to obtain an IMI certified accreditation in Coaching as part of a comprehensive performance development plan.

    Are you a passionate and enthusiastic performance improvement professional who thrives on encouraging the increase of sales and would like to make a difference? 

    Thank you for taking the time to apply to DEKRA Automotive.  Please note, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unfortunately unable to respond to every applicant.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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