TPS Sales Manager
Who are TPS?
TPS provides independent garages and bodyshops with the high-quality Genuine Parts and products which customers need to ensure they can service and repair Volkswagen Group vehicles. TPS is part of the Volkswagen Group along with Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Volkswagen passenger cars and Commercial Vehicles. TPS is a national network of TPS Centres with a 1,500-strong national workforce and a management team that prides itself on creating an environment that offers our people a motivating and inclusive workplace where they are recognised and rewarded and are encouraged to go on a journey of Learning and Development.
Nationally launched as a new brand concept in 2006, TPS is based on an Agency Model; this means that Centres stock and sell on behalf of Volkswagen Group UK. TPS has continued to experience rapid growth both financially and in the number of Centres opened nationwide.
What will you be doing?
As Sales Manager reporting to the Centre Manager, the TPS Sales Manager is responsible for managing and motivating the Parts Sales team to achieve and exceed sales targets whilst building and maintaining strong and lasting relationships with new and existing customers.
Lead, manage and motivate the Parts Sales Executive Team to achieve and exceed sales targets
Continually monitor sales performance against set KPIs and take corrective action with the team to ensure KPIs and sales targets are met
With the support of the Centre Manager, plan and implement promotional activities and campaigns to enable sales targets to be met
Maintain own product knowledge and awareness of competitor activity
Conduct regular 1:1 performance reviews to monitor the achievement of individual KPI's, and provide developmental or corrective support where required
With the TPS Centre Manager, ensure the sales team is motivated through creative incentive schemes and rewards
Provide and maintain an excellent level of service to customers via the team
With the Centre management team, monitor delivery schedules to help maintain and improve service levels
Conduct business with the highest level of integrity and professionalism
Ensure the proper and accurate use of all business systems throughout the team
Ensure compliance with business standards and processes, financial, legal, warranty and ethical guidelines
What are we looking for?
A proven track record of Sales Team management experience gained in a B2B environment and the ability to lead, manage and motivate a team of Parts Sales Executives
Passionate about providing a great customer service experience
A confident and capable communicator who can build strong relationships with all key stakeholders and clients
High degree of IT literacy and a proficient user of MS Office
A passion or interest in the automotive industry or providing great customer service
What we can offer you:
At TPS we want to take you on a journey and give you a genuine platform to excel and achieve your career objectives. We are committed to attracting and developing our people and take great pride in the Learning and Development pathways Volkswagen Group have put in place to ensure personal growth and career success. We retain our people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.
Please note we can only accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK without Sponsorship. Verification of your Right to Work in the UK should be included with your application.
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