01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Head of Commercial Relations & Procurement – Car & Vans

Hippo Motor Group have an exciting new vacancy for an experienced Procurement and Commercial professional to join our expanding New Car department. This is a great opportunity for a passionate and talented individual to take full responsibility and facilitate the growth and further success of an existing department. The suitable candidate will work with Senior Management but have freedom to implement innovative ideas and processes. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with similar previous experience in the motor trade to further develop their career in a progressive company whilst being rewarded generously for their success. 

£55,000 - £90,000 OTE
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Procure New Car special offers to be advised and sold by the department
  • Manage relationships with current manufactures, dealers, and finance providers.
  • Manage a review process with suppliers that consists of company, supplier, and product performance.
  • Develop additional business relationships with new suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Mange and replenish stock to ensure adequate levels to achieve the companies’ targets.
  • Ensure all deals are accurately advertised across all channels.
  • Work closely with the marketing team once stock and offers have been finalised and advise on how to advertise the deals.
  • Create a consistent and measurable approach to search for new tactical deals and special offers.
  • Provide detailed reports to provide insight into latest offers available for sale and promotion.
  • Experience in a similar role within the Motor Industry
  • Computer literate with advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to use initiative
  • Dynamic and provide innovative ideas
  • Able to work at a fast pace
  • Great team working skills.
  • Previous management experience required.
  • Lunch on Hippo when passing probation.
  • Departmental incentives
  • Works social events.
  • 2 years’ service- an additional day annual leave and £100 meal
  • 5 years’ service- 2 additional days annual leave and access to private health care
  • 10 years’ service- 3 additional days annual leave and a voucher
  • Employee of the quarter scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme.
  • Time for you- the opportunity to earn up to 4 early finishes/late starts per year.
  • Internal development and progression opportunities
  • Hippo Legends scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to BEN the employee wellbeing support service

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.