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Sales Executive

Volvo Used Trucks are the dynamic market leader in the retail of used Volvo trucks to end users in East Anglia. Being a Sales Executive with us, the Manufacturer, provides for an exciting and varied day to day role with opportunities for advancement within a global company. There’s a good basic salary with car, uncapped commission, together with all the benefits associated with working for a global brand. This role is based in Ely with travel across the region. Grade 7

You will be working direct for the manufacturer from within the dealer network. Field based, you will have the freedom to be responsible for managing your own diary and appointments. The Volvo Used Trucks team are a diverse department of around 35 people, so you’ll have all the support and comfort that comes from working within a team.


  • To sell used company stock vehicles to achieve the levels detailed in the annual sales plan for your allocated territory

  • To sell and achieve the targets set for the complete range of products and services in line with the Total Solutions Strategy

  • To actively prospect for new business, whilst developing business and maintaining commercial relationships with existing customers

  • To be able to work effectively with the customer management system and maintain regular updates of data

  • To provide clear and accurate financially sound quotations to customers, taking into consideration their requirements

  • To correctly present all goods and services offered to customers and to comply to company work flow processes in delivering them

  • To manage a retail stock display to ensure professional presentation in order to maximise sales opportunities whilst maintaining the company image

  • Deliver a personal and professional handover at the point of vehicle delivery


  • Dedicated to building and maintaining effective customer relationships, internal and external through gaining their trust and respect in order to satisfy their expectations

  • The ability to gain the trust of other parties, to negotiate skilfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups without damaging relationships, having a good sense of timing

  • Ability to utilise time effectively and efficiently, through focusing on the more important priority tasks enabling a broader range of activities to be covered in less time than others

  • The ability to make things work through others without being there

  • Is aware of the competition, understanding how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace

  • Ability to use logical methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions, probing all fruitful sources for answers, looking beyond the obvious rather than stopping at the first answer.

  • Having an understanding of the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures and having the ability to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

  • Being self-motivated, challenging oneself whilst continually striving to exceed targets and expectations

  • Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings, both inside and outside the organisation, commanding attention and having the ability to change tactics midstream when something isn’t working

  • Is seen as a team player who is co-operative, encourages collaboration and can quickly find common ground to solve problems for the good of all

  • The ability to maintain a conscious balance between work and personal life so that one doesn’t dominate the other, knowing how to attend to both

  • Honesty and integrity

If you’re ambitious, intelligent, and got have lots of energy and drive then yes, we could very well be a perfect match.


About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Deadline: 23rd June 2019

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