Manager-Dealer Services

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/22/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Clearwater, FL

Company
Cox Corporate Services, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1612894
AJE Ref #
576131694
Location
Clearwater, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Dealer Services Manager leads a team of Dealer Services Coordinators (both inside and outside) who work with Manheim customers and location operational groups to ensure that the sales run smoothly both operationally and administratively. The position works closely with General Sales Manager and Field Sales Team to ensure that customer expectations are met or exceeded. The position promotes and educates customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assigns inside and outside support responsibilities to team of Dealer Services Coordinators as appropriate for the location and ensures duties are effectively executed by team

* Ensures that team represents the Dealer Sales Lane at the location on sale days and promotes services such as Manheim Certified, accept and solicits reserve numbers from Dealers, assigns run numbers, reps vehicles on the block, works IF counter, upsells products and services, etc.

* Partners with department managers, market sales team, and other coordinators to ensure each vehicle crosses the auction block on sale day and or is posted on OVE

* Also responsible for ensuring vehicles are re-ran if needed

* Works directly with customer onsite, via email & phone to ensure expectations are met and service issues are resolved

* Sets an example of professionalism and sincere appreciation for the business relationships that have been established amongst the dealers and Manheim

* Addresses any findings of unethical behavior and/or failure to adhere to the auction s policies and procedures

* Serves as the point person for resolution of customer issues at the location in partnership with Field Sales Team and Major Accounts

* Partners with managers from Operations, Recon, and other departments to address any issues related to readiness of vehicles

* Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such

* Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with safety excellence

* Represent the perspective of Auction partners in development of OVE.com, Simulcast and Manheim.com business practices, processes and policies

* Leads the education of customers on Online Vehicle Exchange, Simulcast, Manheim.com and on other Manheim services, especially MMR to ensure Manheim sets realistic dealer expectations on selling cars

* Provide assistance and training in usage

* Maintain communication with other departments and management team providing relevant information to coordinate activities of the department and ensure high quality of service to both internal and external customers

* Support the development, deployment and maintenance of department policies, practices and procedures

* Train and ensure support staff is compliant with standard business practices in order to provide a consistent high quality facilitation services within the marketplace

* Assist in development and reporting of accurate and efficient key business drivers as well as the review of Quality Assurance, Transactions, Service Levels, and other key department metrics for all online channels

* Participate in operational process development and implementation of projects

* Will require knowledge of auction operations, problem solving skills, leadership skills, effective meeting skills, ability to work in groups, and the ability to provide constructive feedback

* Lead and work on strategic projects for the Operating Location for online transaction various products and services provided by Manheim fulfillment

* Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such

* Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with safety excellence

* Review work volumes, plan and continuously monitor staffing levels to ensure efficiency, quality work product, and effective customer service

* Reviews departmental performance against key performance indicators and metrics and develop and execute strategies

Qualifications
EDUCATION & SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

* High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred.

* 1-3 years of previous management/supervisory experience preferred

* Supports others in embracing and effectively navigating change

* 2-4 years of customer service or sales support experience strongly preferred

* Excellent leadership and supervisory skills

* Strong customer service orientation

* Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills required

* Ability to work in a high performance, fast-paced team environment

* Solid computer skills, including ability to use Internet and MS Office effectively

* Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a constantly changing environment

* Excellent customer service and problem solving skills

* Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time

* Ability to perform repetitive tasks

* Manual dexterity

* Vision abilities required include close, distance and depth perception

WORK ENVIRONMENT

* Occasional exposure to outdoor weather conditions as well as noise, dust, and fumes in

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-FL-Clearwater-14950 Roosevelt Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Team Leader
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:Yes, 25 % of the Time
Schedule:Full-time

Unposting Date:Ongoing