Business Manager

An exciting opportunity for an individual with automotive management experience to join our team at Gloucester has arisen.

Duties, Responsibilities & Person Specification

  • To facilitate the selling of vehicles and to maximise profitability through the sale of finance solutions and insurance to customers.
  • To oversee the sales process, ensuring all sales activities are systematically managed, including direct negotiation with customers if required, to ensure that deals retain maximum profit, and that customer satisfaction is delivered to the highest possible standards.
  • To control and monitor customer database, ensuring that all information is being entered, updated and used correctly and in line with brand requirements.
  • To offer coaching and training, where required, and to ensure that all Sales Executives remain aware of current and relevant consumer law, market conditions and competitors activity.
  • To conduct and participate in the Sales Executive performance management process in collaboration with the Sales Manager, including monthly and annual performance reviews, induction and personal development support.

Experience required:

  • Strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working in the automotive sales industry, ideally within an F&I and supervisory role.
  • Experience of working as part of a team with shared objectives and personal performance goals.
  • Sound financial and commercial understanding and awareness.
  • Ability to interpret financial and other statistical information.

When you join Wessex Garages you will have the opportunity to develop a fast-moving progressive career, and assume accountability for delivering the highest levels of service. We believe that by identifying your potential and investing in your future, you will be able to develop skills and gain the experience that will enhance your career prospects.

** Applicants must be aged 21 years and above due to insurance purposes *** •

** Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence **


Holiday – 22 days paid holiday (increases with level of service) plus 8 days Statutory Bank Holidays •

Preferential Finance Rates when purchasing a car from the company

• Friends and Family Car Scheme

• Company Pension Scheme

To apply please send your CV to Group F&I Manager, Dominic Knight at

Why Work for Wessex?

We feel it is vital to recognise and nurture our employees' skills and there are fantastic opportunities available for the right person. Employees receive regular performance reviews, training (including manufacturer standard) where appropriate, and in some cases gain qualifications on the job. Our dedication to our staff has created a supportive and collaborative environment and many of our employees have been with us for over ten years, starting in junior roles and progressing to senior level.

Wessex are also heavily involved in the community, raising over £20,000 for charity in the past five years. Working with us, you will have the chance to get involved in a variety of activities, be it one of our fundraising days or something a little more extreme – a skydive or bungee jump perhaps? This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an award winning, forward-thinking company and join a dedicated and friendly team, where no day is ever the same.

Ref: BM0245698

Working Hours Mon-Sun
Location Gloucester
Salary Competitive
Closing Date 30/04/2021
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