Business Manager

Bristol, England
£18000 - £54000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
OTE £54,000

This is an opportunity to join the largest independent car dealership in the South West. The group consists of 4 branches, Brent Knoll, Lympsham, Weston-Super-Mare and Bristol. They have over 1500 cars in stock and sell 700+ cars a month.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Business Manager is to drive the Finance and Insurance performance of the business including all associated products and the achievement of targets as set. The on-going support of the unit sales to maximise volumes is key. To deputise for Sales Manager as appropriate and actively form part of the management team.

Stock Control
- Support Sales Management in all aspects of stock control
Sale Process
- Support the implementation and management of the sales process
- Ensure effective and graded referral of all customer to a Business Manager by way of Sales Manager instruction or Sales Executive request
- Manage the taking of all deposits and monies, accurately completing appropriate records and procedures
- Accurate completion of sales information incorporating Close-It, Gemini Evolution, Deal Track and Google Documents
- Ensure compliance with internal directives relating to product sales and finance placement
- Implement the achievement of balanced sale whilst, achieving customer satisfaction and protection along with minimising company exposure.
- Management of FSA Compliance to ensure company ethos of treating customer fairly
- Management of handover procedure incorporating scheduling, paperwork and payment
- Completion and control of all finance related documentation
- Completion pf structured preparation of all paperwork prior to handover
- Telephone call to customer minimum 24 hours before scheduled collection to further sales opportunities and confirm details
- Business Manager to second face all customers at point of collection
- All up-sales to be logged on Google Documents
- Completion of 'Four Square' for each and every customer
- Attend and contribute to daily sales meeting
- Support real time management of all sales opportunities
- Provide support and guidance to maximise sales executive performance

Marketing and Organic Growth
- Support the implementation of all aspects of sales campaigns and initiatives
- Contribute to marketing activity and initiatives
Management Reports and Information
- Ensure accuracy of all real time information in a timely and transparent format
- Provide liaison with finance partners to ensure compliance with current legislation and directives
- Manage commitments to finance houses as directed and agreed

Essential Skills
- At least 1 years' experience in car sales at BM Level
- ITC/FCA Compliant

Preferred Skills
- Experience in volume car sales

Employee Benefits
- Company Car
- Ongoing product training
- Pension Scheme

Working Hours
On average 2 days off a week however weekends and evenings are expected and common.