Used Car Manager - Newport Reference Number - 0123445567567
Location Newport
Salary Competitive

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

Job Title – Used Car Manager

Reporting to: General Manager

Responsible for: Overall used car department performance (volume and profit) and Group operating Standards.

Supported by: Used Car Director, General Manager, Group functions.

The individual will need to be self-motivated, accurate and consistent in their approach to the role ensuring best practice is adopted at site with continuous monitoring and improvement.

The individual should work to achieve the fundamental objectives of the business, which is to provide an excellent return on investment to the shareholders in a way that is sustainable and within the bounds of acceptable risk.

Key responsibilities:

• Responsible for sourcing and management of Used Car stock

• Effective pricing and valuation of used car stock.

• Vehicle Appraisal

• Effective management of overage stock

• Understanding Stock Management Principles around stock turn and disposal strategy

• Department P & L • Monthly budget performance margin and volumes

• Maximise all profit centres

• Accurate reporting of margins and volumes

• Adherence to sales processes.

• Staff training, coaching and development including appraisal training.

• Used car display incl. manufacturer used cars, standards, display and security

• Lead Management (EnqMax and The Hub)

▪ Achieve minimum group standards of response

• Business Manager Office Performance

• Daily updates of DOC and brand trackers

• In house purchases through service departments

• Timely turnaround of used car stock for display

• Maintaining group standards for prep

• Timely resolution of any customer complaints

• Adherence to any group policies or legislation

• FCA and trading standards compliance

• Department compliance with statutory, regulatory and Internal Control matters


This is a hugely critical role to the business, and will require a resilient, experienced and aspirational Used Car Manager, who is at the top of their game. Whilst demanding, the potential rewards and professional satisfaction are high.

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