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Head of Fleet & Remarketing - Volvo Car UK

We aim high. So do you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.

 

We aim high in Fleet  
Whether we are driving sales to Businesses, supporting our rental partners or achieving the highest possible used car price, we are making bold visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating services built around making our customers both internal and external' lives less complicated. We are seeking an energetic strategic individual; someone that can stand out from the crowd with a high level of people management skills to lead the Fleet & Remarketing team in the next phase of its journey.

 

Joining Volvo Car UK means joining a company where we design your career around you. Volvo is a brand for people who care about the world we live in and the people around us. We are committed to re-thinking sustainability in our operations, in our cars and in society to protect what is important to you.  

 

As Head of Fleet & Remarketing – Volvo Car UK, reporting to the Commercial Operations Director, we guarantee you outstanding opportunities to develop your skills and grow as a professional. You will collaborate with colleagues in other business units both within the UK and through our Global Team to ensure we deliver on our ambitious growth objectives. 
 
What you will do 
This role exists to offer strategic direction for all VCUK fleet and remarketing activities while creating an environment that inspires a high-performance culture;  

 

  • Deliver the VCUK corporate team sales objectives by effectively leading the National Fleet & Leasing Manager.
  • Manage the National Business Sales Manager to drive SME sales performance via the retail network and a B2B Direct sales team.
  • Support the Fleet Operations & Remarketing Manger in achieving the plan for all internal fleets; orders, registrations, wholesales, de-fleets and remarketing.
  • Drive the Fleet Operations and Remarketing Manager to deliver the wholesale used car volume plan while maintaining maximum profit and optimising residual values through careful price and sales channel control.
  • Act as a senior lead in managing the relationships of our major daily rental partners, data providers, Motability UK and leasing companies to ensure VCUK volume aspirations are achieved.
  • Take responsibility in leading negotiations and managing the performance of external fleet suppliers whilst controlling a multi-million pound budget.


Do you fit the profile? 
We seek a purpose driven leader with a strong desire to deliver market leading solutions in the automotive sector. You will have the situational adaptability in an environment with shifting demands of different situations. This role requires an entrepreneur’s mentality combined with excellent stakeholder management skills. You will be able to communicate and negotiate at the most senior of levels. We believe to be successful in this position you should have strong familiarity with fleet sales and remarketing in an automotive environment. You can lead/work in a multi-skilled diverse team and have an agile attitude toward getting the job done. You will need to thrive under pressure and display a resilient and positive outlook in what can be a highly pressurised environment. You have experience of working with and/or having implemented, a full agency model for sale of cars to fleet and business customers.

 

How to learn more and apply
We want your application via the link provided at the latest 30th September 2020. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.
For questions about the position or recruitment process, please contact recruiter Dalila Kendic at dalila.kendic@volvocars.com.

 

Location: Field, UK travel with 1-2 days a week at VCUK HQ in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

 

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Maidenhead, GB

Job requisition ID:  47026
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