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  • Posted: Sep 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 95,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products ...
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    Sales Desk Representative

    Position Description

    The Main Purpose of the job is an in-house sales function taking care of small ticket credit application. The SDR is tasked with supporting VFS Territory Managers (TM) and Dealer Finance & Insurance Managers (F&I). 

    Reporting: This position reports to the Sales Manager.

    Job Objectives:

    • Interfaces directly with customers and dealer F&I, negotiates deals, sells products and solves problems.  Ensures deals are compliant with company regulatory and tax requirements.

    • Supports TM in daily fleet and key accounts requests, coordinating tasks with relevant back-office functions.

    • Undertakes background research to gather information on the customer’s business, segment and financial situation ensuring that deals are most likely to be approved by the appropriate Credit & Risk Committee.

    • Delivers point of sales training and guides dealer F&I, Volvo Group product sellers in all VFS products and offerings.  

    • Provides input to sales forecasts. Perform and maintain statistics and reports.

    Education & Job Experience:

    • University degree or equivalent is required. 

    • Good financial understanding.

    • Strong business understanding.

    • Previous experience in asset-based financing is preferred.

    Job Knowledge & Skills:

    • Good understanding of the business of VFS, the Volvo Group products and the customer/dealers businesses

    • Good sales and negotiating skills.

    • Analytical ability to compile and motivate a credit application.

    • Motivation to develop themselves professionally and personally.

    • High level of IT application skills.

    • High level of English (oral/written).

    Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

    About us

    The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

    Volvo Financial Services is the global financial solutions provider of the Volvo Group, supporting the Volvo Group brands with expert financial services. This includes providing customers and dealers with a full-range of offerings, such as financing, leasing, and insurance solutions. Our team of about 1,400 professionals are located in 45 countries worldwide. As a part of the Volvo Financial Services team, you will experience challenging assignments, gain international exposure, and interact with colleagues around the world in the Volvo Group.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Volvo Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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