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Group Commercial Vehicle Buyer

30,000 basic salary, OTE 60,000 plus benefits and Company Car
30,000 basic salary, OTE 60,000 plus benefits and Company Car
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Job description

As one of the largest automotive retail groups in the UK, Vertu Motors is proud to represent 32 of the World's most popular vehicle manufacturers from 155 sites nationwide. Our three main brands include Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors. Due to our continued growth, we are now looking to recruit a Commercial Vehicle Buyer to join our ever growing business.

We are currently looking to expand our team and we are looking for Commercial Vehicle Buyer to join us.

As our Commercial Vehicle Buyer you will be purchasing commercial vehicles from members of the public and approved suppliers throughout the UK. This is not only an auction buying role and is a nationwide role sourcing LCV's from private sellers, independent garages and a range of suppliers.

You will be responsible for locating suitable vehicles in the open market and negotiating with sellers and suppliers on a day to day basis to purchase high quality used vehicles.

Other Key duties will include

  • Ensure all the relevant paperwork is processed in a timely manner to ensure sellers are paid within the necessary agreed timeframes.
  • Ensure that the groups purchase criteria is followed at all times and that paperwork and due diligence follow company guidelines.
  • Handling any issues that may arise from a vehicle being purchased and ensuring all vehicles arrive on site within the agreed timeframes.
  • Make sure all finance settlements are settled to limit the companies risk exposure.
  • Playing an active part of securing new suppliers we can utilised to increase the number of purchases

This is a UK wide role and It will involve extensive travel around the UK to ensure all potential purchases are professionally appraised and that the correct due diligence is carried out.

For this role we are looking for you to have:

  • Minimum of 2 year's experience of operating within a used commercial buying environment
  • Full understanding of commercial VAT from a purchasing aspect
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Highly Organised
  • Great Time Management
  • Extensive knowledge of the used LCV market
  • Experience of working with web based platforms
  • Highly Self motivated
  • Clean UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of working with Excel
  • Process driven and able to conform to strict guidelines
  • Comfortable with working remotely
  • An ability to process high volumes of data quickly to arrive at the correct conclusion
  • Approachable and comfortable on the phone

We are proud to be the Motor Retailer who invests more in our colleague's personal development than any other, so if you are successful, you can look forward to on-going training opportunities that provide you with the right career path, career progression and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice which includes:
  • 25 days holiday rising with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Access to our online rewards platform giving you cash back and discounts for multiple retailers
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
Apply today to be considered for this role!


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
  • Company Car
Apply Now



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