Automotive/Car Parts Programme Manager

Boxtree Recruitment
15 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Boxtree is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Vehicle Trade Parts Manager to drive vehicle trade parts sales for a prestigious automotive brand, managing a team ,servicing and networking into Independent Repairers and Accident Repair Centres.

The Vehicle Parts Manager will require an automotive professional with a strong understanding of the Independent Repairer aftermarket and a passion for delivering results and a proven track record in managing and developing a Trade Parts Programme.

The role is predominately based in Farnborough but will require some travel across the UK

Candidate Responsibilities

  • Responsible for National growth of Vehicle parts sales for identified Retailers
  • Strong communicator with a high level of experience of Automotive Trade Parts to deliver performance improvement through team development and programme enhancement with experience of managing field-based teams
  • Daily management and coordination of the field-based teams to maintain an elevated level of engagement with the Retail Network and their trade parts customers to achieve the programme SLA
  • Personnel recruitment, management, including setting objectives and reviewing performance
  • Assessing training requirements of team and recording training completed whilst reviewing effectiveness
  • Reporting on resource allocation and utilization

Candidate Specifications

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of Trade Parts vehicle aftersales activities within the Retailer network
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to use initiative
  • Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to conduct elevated level management meetings and reviews
  • Ability to interpret, analyse and make recommendations from variable sources;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages including Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Word and Excel
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills and the ability to work within tight and demanding deadlines
  • Process-driven with good problem-solving abilities
  • Strong business acumen, customer focus and automotive knowledge
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and proactive personality
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the brand


  • £45,000 basic with qualified £55K OTE
  • BMW Branded Car
  • Mobile
  • Laptop
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Company contributory pension plan
  • Cash back health care scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Car salary exchange scheme

Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

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