Strategy Manager - Automotive Aftermarket

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Glen Callum Associates
Motoring & Automotive
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Date Posted
5th December 2017

Job Description

Strategy Manager -  Automotive Aftermarket

Senior Manager, with the ability to manage and develop UK automotive aftermarket activity through the development and implementation of a strong and successful sales and marketing strategy, is required for a renowned automotive components brand.

This is an exciting, newly created Strategy Manager role to strengthen our clients highly successful aftermarket team with a data driven approach.

££ Attractive Basic Salary + Car + Fantastic Pension + Life Assurance + Private Healthcare + Generous Holiday Entitlement

Ideal Location - Milton Keynes, Luton, St Albans, Aylesbury, Harlow, Bedford, Hemel Hempstead, Maidenhead, Reading, Harlow, North West London

Also open to candidates willing to relocate

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Automotive  this is a Senior Management opportunity and carries responsibility for the UK aftermarket P&L.

Key functions:

  • Responsibility for the company P&L UK Aftermarket
  • Drive data analysis and business process to maintain their number 1 supplier status
  • Develop and implement operational strategy and policy to meet business objectives
  • Steer creative marketing strategies to cater for long term and short term corporate plans
  • Control the efficiency and measured deployment of sales & marketing budgets
  • Manage complex pricing structures and tender processes for high level customers
  • Create engaging business proposals that enable successful tenders and profit streams
  • Negotiate retrospective rebate schemes that encourage healthy volume business growth aligned with group profit benchmarks
  • Track aftermarket performance versus budget and deploy corrective actions when required
  • Track and report on the company's performance and positioning of the company in the market

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will undoubtedly require experience of operating in a senior strategic  or commercial management capacity within the automotive aftermarket

Preferably you will have significant exposure and experience in….

  • Handling complex business processes and establishing business solutions to cater for a highly demanding parts distribution market
  • Trading with buying groups and trade distributors and large parts wholesale operations within the automotive aftermarket
  • Experience of handling a major OE brand within the automotive parts industry and key elements that are associated with this
  • High exposure to complex pricing strategies and rebates
  • Gravitas to positively influence senior industry figure heads
  • Ability to influence internal business functions in particular sales, marketing and pricing personnel
  • Experience of assessing and utilising and manipulating large amounts of data & information
  • Financially robust with excellent commercial expertise and aptitude

To Apply

To apply for the Strategy Manager - Aftermarket job please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job.

Kayleigh is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful you will be contacted directly by Kayleigh and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don't delay, we're hiring now, apply today!


Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial ind

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