Car Sourcing Specialist | Kent, London, Surrey & Sussex | Prestige Cars Kent

Car Sourcing Specialist / Car Buyer

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • To successfully source and supply vehicles to customers with specific requirements, suiting their budget and essential criteria.
  • Working closely with other Sourcing Specialists to ensure sales aren’t lost and to maximise customer retention when a certain stock vehicle doesn’t meet the customer’s needs; or is no longer available after their enquiry.
  • Liaising with the customer throughout their buying journey.
  • Maximising profit by selling Value Added Products and Finance


  • To achieve agreed stock purchasing levels from designated sources (10 per month)
  • To develop approved supply links to ensure supply chain meets site requirements in terms of both volume and product mix.
  • Ensure that all financial controls in respect of the purchase of used vehicles are strictly adhered to.
  • Ensure that all vehicles purchased meet the company stock profile requirements
  • Process all relevant documentation in respect of vehicles purchased to ensure vehicles are prepared and placed into company stock with the minimum delay.
  • To continually monitor used vehicle values and trends to ensure stock held and future purchases are purchased competitively.
  • Provide advice and support to sales management in respect of used car values to assist the part exchange process to ensure that accurate valuations are placed on vehicles.
  • Provide recommendations to management in respect of vehicle trends and stock mix based on trade and supplier contacts.
  • Identifying good quality used vehicles that will sell and are profitable
  • Negotiating prices with dealers for best deals and best margins
  • Building up a network of trusted dealers to trade with
  • Visiting dealer / seller showrooms to inspect cars prior to sale
  • Experience of luxury cars. Experience of valuing/buying vehicles.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6pm, Saturdays on a rota.

Salary: £25,000 Basic plus commission (OTE £45,000) depending on experience.

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Working Hours Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm, Saturdays on a rota.
Location Prestige Cars Kent
Salary £25,000 Basic plus Commission (OTE £45k)
Closing Date 31/03/2021