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Divisional Used Car Buyer

BMW Group Retail Careers
Highly Competitive
Closing date
21 May 2022

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Marshall Grimsby is looking for a Divisional Used Car Buyer.

Your role

We are seeking a Used Car Buyer to join our BMW/MINI division and source suitable used vehicle stock for sale across our network of BMW & MINI dealerships. Reporting to the Divisional Head of Sales and responsible for the purchase of used car stock for all of our BMW/MINI dealerships, this role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity for a divisional level role with the 2021 Automotive Management “Dealer Group of the Year”. This role has the flexibility to be field based within reach of our BMW/MINI network.

What does a typical day involve?
  • Sourcing suitable used car stock from car auctions and private sellers
  • Negotiating used car purchase prices and bidding on stock at auction
  • Closely monitoring industry trends and pricing trends to ensure used car stock allows sufficient margin
  • Ensuring each dealership has adequate stock levels of used vehicles
  • Adhering to strict financial controls throughout the vehicle purchase process
  • Provide subject matter expertise to our dealerships on used car pricing and part exchange valuation as required

Your profile

You will ideally have proven experience as a Used Car Buyer, with an in-depth knowledge of the used vehicle trade. In addition to your experience, you will demonstrate the following:
  • An analytical mindset with strong decision making skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills

Due to the geographic nature of our business, a full EU driving licence is required. A company vehicle will be provided.


Your hard work will be rewarded with colleague discounts on new and used vehicle purchases, MAVTA reward and recognition awards, Marshall Rewards discount shopping portal, life assurance at no cost to you and access to training courses at the BMW Training Academy.


When it comes to careers, nothing feels quite like working in BMW Group Retail. As the most forward-looking automotive brand in the world, we're dedicated to giving customers the very best experience we can. That takes a workforce who aspire to delivering the highest levels of customer service.

We look for people who understand our customers and the role that automotive mobility plays in their lives. People who get genuine satisfaction from knowing customers are inspired by our products and impressed by every aspect of the service we give them.

If you understand what makes our engines run and customers tick, we'll make sure you stay that step ahead. With training from the BMW Group Academy UK and a chance to work on cutting-edge technology, we'll help you to develop as a professional and grow your career within BMW Group Retail.

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