About the role
A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the Sytner Buying Team working with the Jaguar Land Rover Division to develop the very best possible OEM purchasing.
Building and maintaining a strong relationship with the manufacturer will be key to achieving both purchasing targets and profitability. Working closely with the Jaguar Land Rover management team will be paramount to delivering the right inventory at the right time.
Reporting into the head of purchasing for the Jaguar Land Rover division. This is a full time role predominantly Monday-Friday but on occasion may include weekends and evenings to ensure we provide our customers with the highest possible levels of service and give ourselves the best opportunity to acquire the inventory we need.
Working flexibly to suit business needs and being able to work from home or one of our businesses will also be key.
We are seeking a well organised and proven high achiever with excellent communication skills and demonstrable Excel proficiency.
Applicants with little or no experience are asked on this occasion not to apply.
You will have motor dealer experience, preferably in and amongst the Jaguar Land Rover brands. You will have an eye for detail, be meticulous when it comes to paper work and spreadsheets.
Dealing with the manufacturer will involve large financial purchases and as such the ability to interrogate the opportunity of sizeable batches of vehicles, sometimes at speed is key.
You will have previous experience as a Car Buyer/Sales Manager and be able to demonstrate success, as a minimum requirement.
You should possess a full clean UK driving licence
Sytner Group currently represents over 21 of the world's most prestige vehicle brands; in over 140 dealerships across the UK, we provide a fantastic working environment and we and are committed to 'Developing Talent' and 'Building Careers'.
We will also recognise and reward your hard work, loyalty and achievements. As well as competitive salary and bonus you will also receive a company car and benefit from subsidised Manufacturer Car Purchase schemes for your family as well as discounted MOT and servicing, a colleague introduction reward scheme, discounted Gym membership and discounts with popular high street retailers.
We are committed to being the best company to work for and recently we were ranked the top rated retailer on Glassdoor as a result of direct colleague feedback.