Vehicle Sales Administrator Apprenticeship

Website Motus Commercials Fiat

The role of a Vehicle Sales Administrator is to work with the sales team and to provide each and every one of our customers with consistently high levels of customer service.

You’ll learn how to identify a customer’s needs and interests; advise customers; promote the features and benefits of vehicles; appraise vehicles, and negotiate difficult sales.

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who enjoys engaging with people, a challenging and varied working environment, and who wants to develop a long-term career with an ambitious automotive brand.

The Role of a Vehicle Sales Administrator

The Vehicle Sales Administrator role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs of the location. The below explanation is therefore a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Duties for this site may include:

  • Liaising with the Sales team and process vehicle orders in line with sales order, demonstrators or showroom stock requirements.
  • Liaising with Sales team and completes sales invoicing, ensuring all costs are included.
  • Complete all pre-delivery related administration (e.g. vehicle registration, insurance, road tax)
  • Manage the stock management system, reporting any technical problems as necessary.
  • Keep stock list records complete and up to date for new, used and fleet cars as appropriate.
  • Advise the Sales team on matters regarding stock activity so that they are always aware of the current stock status.
  • Liaising with the Sales Manager and ensure correct authorisation of new stock ordering.
  • Provide appropriate data input for centre financial reporting and customer database management purposes.
  • Attend all relevant training that is requested of you.
  • Maintain and update effective transaction records.

In larger organisations you may work as part of a team, specialising in one aspect. In smaller organisations you may be responsible for all aspects of vehicle administration.

Working Week

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, however, each of our retailers will have different requirements. Total hours per week: 40.00.

All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be allocated to ‘off-the-job’ training. We’ll support you to understand the working hours during the recruitment process.

Your Development

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our business. We’re looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential, and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme typically lasts for 12-14 months and you’ll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills, Core Skills in Scotland if you require them in Maths and English.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

Desired Skills and Qualities

All of our opportunities receive a really good response and so we’re looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We’re not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles, and really engage in the recruitment process.

The FCA Academy commits to supporting the development of its Apprentices technical, employability, and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career. That is why when it comes to selecting the right people to become apprentices, it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success. That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to possess the following key behaviours. From problem-solving abilities to an enthusiasm for our industry, these are all attributes that will be vital in your role and will be assessed throughout the application process.

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem-solving

Future Prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding business. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification.

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.

Entry Requirements

Age: 16+

Prior Attainment: GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C or 9-4 in Maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.

‘Equivalent’ grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

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