VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities. A bright future.The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it's an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it's a Volkswagen thing.Role Summary* Support the Director, Sales Operations in all responsibilities and activities related to the achievement of objectives and assigned tasks.* Ensure that Sales Volumes and Customer Sales Satisfaction strategies are in alignment with Profitability objectives at both the wholesale and the retail level for the Region.* Direct the activities of assigned Sales Operation Managers (SOM's) to create and implement Sales, Customer Satisfaction & Distribution strategies that support the Region's Sales and SSI targets.* Maintain a high level understanding of Sales, Distribution & Incentive strategies and tactics.* Ensure that all actions positively impact Brand Integration and are in alignment with both new and on-going programs.Role Responsibilities* Directly support the GSOM in any and all activities pertaining to the achievement of the Region's assigned objectives.* Direct and manage assigned SOM's including the recruitment, development and mentoring of team members.* Drive high-quality sales operations through the use of tools, training and support to Field and Dealer network & ensure resolution of issues.* Assist in the development and implementation of Volkswagen Sales strategies for new cars, CPO, Fleet & customer satisfaction.* Assist in the preparation, presentation and monitoring of Regional incentive budgets.* Assist in developing tools and training for Field, Sales Trainers and Dealer network.* Develop Sales strategies with the Operations Managers to drive implementation of these strategies towards the achievement of Sales objectives.Years of Experience* Minimum of 15 years of experience* 10 years of automotive experienceEducation-Required* Bachelor's degree in Business or MarketingEducation-Desired* Master's degreeSkills* Strong communication skills* Proven success in leading a team of professionals in achieving rigorous sales & profit objectives* Experienced in developing strong, positive working relations, both in the corporate and field environmentsSpecialized Skills-Required* 10 - 15 years of experience in automotive industry in a sales, finance, strategic, and business development capacity* Demonstrated success in developing and implementing successful sales, profit and marketing programs* Demonstrated ability to motivate both dealers and employees to achieve Volkswagen business objectives in the areas of new car sales, customer service, parts sales and retail profitabilityWork Flexibility* Travel required 60 - 80%.We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.#LI-VR1 Associated topics: administrative officer, administrative staff, administrative support, beverage, chief operations officer, facilities, front office, food, operational support, operations director
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