6 months ago
Buyer Services Manager
Manheim is the world’s largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. A subsidiary of Atlanta based Cox Enterprises, one of the world’s leading media companies and providers of automotive services, Manheim handles nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. In the UK, we provide a national physical and on-line auction network, comprising 18 centres.
We also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full defleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration. In addition, Manheim is the UK’s leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups.
About the Role
Here at Manheim, we are now looking to appoint a Buyer Services Manager to provide support to our Bristol and Gloucester branches; ensuring the buyer experience and sales performance meets or exceeds our customers’ demands.
Working to Manheim internal standards at all times and in line with the Buyer Services strategy, you will utilise your understanding of the buyer base and deliver a world class customer service. Using company tools available to accumulate buyer information, you will develop and recruit a buyer base within your branch and across your region that allows you to deliver and meet the needs of the buyers, both short and long term, and therefore deliver company KPIs. You must develop robust relationships with your key customers and allocated portfolio, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of market trends and becoming a ‘trusted voice’ within the region to advise and enhance the customer experience.
We’re looking for a highly motivated and results driven individual who has a proven track record of delivering outstanding customer service. With previous experience of managing and motivating a team, you will be able to quickly foster good working relationships and harness networking opportunities. Able to deliver the buyer development strategy, with effective contribution across the region, you will meet buyer development targets and have a strong understanding of the Auction/Remarketing operational experience. Excellent problem-solving skills are a pre-requisite but sales experience would be a distinct advantage.