Información básica

Región Leicester

ID de la vacante 18961


Company: Direct to Headcount

Role: Head of Asset Management

Location: Leicester

Salary: Competitive

The focus of the role is to take a strategic view of the entire fleet and make decisions based on cost and residual value.  You will build the brand as the independent used truck dealership of choice selling over 300+ commercial assets per year with a strong focus on delivering a great customer experience selling to retail customers.

Key Responsibilities:

·      You will be a key stakeholder in the business and be responsible for running a “mini business” within the company.

·      Act as a brand ambassador and build the brand in the retail environment.

·      Asset manage entire fleet to retain residual value and reduce maintenance spend.

·      Work towards the position of selling 80% of used vehicles through the retail channel.

·      Influence the future specification of vehicles.

·      Identify end of life vehicles from existing fleet to be defleeted and sold.

·      Match vehicle specification to customer needs.

·      Management of budget and used vehicle sales targets.

·      Report to board on progression against targets.

·      Influence residual value of the vehicle in line with industry standards

·      Manage self and team to be flexible when faced with changing priorities.

·      Working in conjunction with the Marketing Manager to drive inbound leads through selling platforms such as Auto Trader and Commercial Motor.

Essential Skills:

·      Commercial awareness.

·      Business judgement.

·      Ability to take an asset management view of whole fleet to make sound decisions on movement of assets.

·      Knowledge to identify when vehicles need to be replaced and sold.

·      Negotiation skills - maximising added value and profitability when selling used trucks.

·      Influencing skills - internally with the business stakeholders to manage the effective defleeting of vehicles and the internal workshops.

·      Commercial vehicle (HGV) knowledge - strong understanding of the HGV industry and fundamental knowledge of vehicle specifications.

·      Creative thinker - identifies multiple options to ensure success.

·      Ability to manage up and down effectively - feedback on industry trends and other potential opportunities and challenges.

·      Outcome focussed - finds a way to deliver the annual budget in line with other key objectives.

·      Understanding of residual values in commercial assets.

·      Customer experience and referrals to drive repeat business.


Inizio Engage is an equal opportunity employer, and employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy.

Please note if you have not heard from a member of the resourcing department within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful at this stage.

Thank you for your interest in Inizio Engage.