MSXI UK is growing! As a result, we have an exciting opportunity for a Converter Business Development Manager who thrives in a fast-paced, exciting, and dynamic organisation. As a key member of the Converter team, we are looking for experienced automotive professional with a passion for increasing converter relationships to support manufacture growth in the conversion market.

As a Business Manager with the MSXI Global group, the successful candidate will lead and develop an existing Commercial Vehicle conversion programme for a global vehicle manufacturer joining an existing European project. This is a field based national role identifying new conversion opportunities on Ford Commercial Vehicles. You will be the voice of the convertor and share market intelligence on all conversion industry segments. Your primary role will be managing your diary to develop existing and build new relationships with commercial vehicle conversion specialists to ensure Ford is the vehicle of choice within the conversion industry.

This is a position covering a zone in UK and therefore the successful candidate will be required to travel with overnight stays.

In this role, you will:

  • Support and maintain relationships with existing convertors.
  • Identify new converters for conversion of the Ford CV product.
  • Manage and develop relationship with Convertors.
  • Present overview of Ford base vehicles for conversion.
  • Increase the number of Ford platform vehicles for conversion.
  • Provide guidance and liaison in the development of new conversions including Special Vehicle Options.
  • Manage and develop relationship with accredited Qualified Vehicle Modifiers (QVMs).
  • Identify cost savings on donor vehicles such as parts which are disposed/redundant through conversion.
  • Develop convertor growth strategies looking at individual vocations and/or Fleet customers.
  • Facilitate integrated marketing communications.
  • As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience of medium CV and converter industry.
  • Sound knowledge of the CV market and understanding of customer needs.
  • Good knowledge of Dealer operations.
  • Consulting experience preferred.
  • Engineering or sales background an advantage.
  • Ability to form and develop new relationships.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good presentation skills (Power Point).
  • Good analytical skills (Excel).
  • Ability to work according to planning and targets.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently – can do attitude.
  • Flexibility to travel and stay overnights if needed.
  • Working pattern and location:

  • Permanent, full-time (Monday – Friday)
  • Field Based.
  • Travel to converter locations as required (fully expensed)
  • What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Company Car.
  • Other company benefits include: 25 days annual leave, company contributory pension plan, cash back health care scheme, life assurance, car salary exchange scheme, exclusive discounts on everyday purchases as well as exclusive discounts on car purchases.
  • Potential to progress within the company, with global opportunities updated regularly.
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