Job Openings Service Manager | Plymouth

About the job Service Manager | Plymouth

About Us

Vospers is a family run business and leading South West motor dealer group that believes in the importance of our people. That's why we offer a supportive working environment, career prospects, and great benefits, including:

  • Holiday accrual scheme & paid day off for your birthday
  • Life Insurance Scheme
  • Full range of motor discounts for service, sales & parts
  • Paid sickness scheme, eye & flu vouchers and a full range of employee assistance programmes/support
  • Bike to work Scheme
  • Professional development and recognition programme
  • On-line discount site & life planning services
  • Staff & Customer Referral schemes

The Role

The main purpose of a Vospers Service Manager is to maximise service department profitability through the development of a professional and efficient team, while ensuring that each customer receives exemplary customer service.

Key Responsibilities & Accountability

  • Ensure the service department achieves budget objectives by continual examination of accounts, operating controls and composite figures to initiate improvements and corrective action where variations occur.
  • To operate the department efficiently, this will be measured by productivity and utilization, labour efficiency and KPIS.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly reports are drawn from the dealer management systems to enable the monitoring of the accounting practices.
  • Ensure all business transactions are made within Vospers Company guidelines.
  • Continually develop knowledge relating to competition within the market place, especially within the dealer area of responsibility.
  • To ensure premises, equipment and other assets are controlled and used effectively and efficiently.
  • Promote and explain Customer Viewpoint standards to your team ensuring the department excels in customer satisfaction.
  • Motivate staff through positive leadership and frequent appraisal meetings to determine clear and obtainable objectives.
  • Develop department business plans and draw up budgets for expense and sales targets, agreeing these with the directors to make certain the department is profitable.
  • Develop communications with other members of the management team/departments to encourage the ongoing exchange of ideas to foster strong inter-Company relations.
  • Keep up to date with all product knowledge of entire range and comparable product ranges of Vospers competitors.
  • Work with your Line Manager and Senior Management Team in discussing the needs of Vospers and the rest of the team.
  • Work with your Line Manager and Senior Management Team following all processes and procedures that are put in place.
  • Hold and attend team meetings with a positive approach.
  • Help to promote and provide a positive working environment for all, encapsulating the Vospers Employee Core Values and Mission Statement.
  • Develop both your own, your team and Company knowledge through attending various training opportunities.


Marsh Mills, Plymouth


Dependent on experience and qualifications to be discussed at interview


Monday to Friday with the possibility of Saturday on a rota

Care - Accountability - Performance - Respect Integrity

We are proud that so many of our people stay with us and develop their careers at Vospers over the long term. Over 100 of our staff have completed between 10 and 40-years service with the company.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless