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Part Exchange Manager

Summary
Dunfermline
Permanent
Full-time

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

When making the decision to buy a new home, it’s vital that our customers feel that they are in safe hands. The role of the Part Exchange Manager is responsible for identifying part exchange and market mover properties, negotiating an acceptable financial deal for the customer and the company and ensuring the smooth transition from viewing and assessing suitable properties to proceed with and then onward sell, ensuring that regional profitability goals are achieved.

What you will do:

Proactive lead management

  • Work with the sales teams to maximise new home sales opportunities through the identification of potential part exchange/Easymover properties following up all leads immediately so that all sales opportunities may be converted to sales.
  • Periodic training of Sales Executives to maximise opportunities to sell utilising the px or market mover schemes and share best practice, in conjunction with Sales Managers.

Assessment of properties

  • Carry out assessments on proposed part exchange/Easymover properties to assess the suitability of the property for purchase/resale, including market valuations from independent estate agents and surveyors, internal and external photographs, agree contents, fixtures and fittings lists with owner etc. in order to prepare a valuation report for the Sales Director.

Pricing

  • Report and recommend minimum sale price and purchase price including information on location, any drawbacks and costs (Estate Agent fees, legal fees, redecoration costs, etc), in order to gain company approval for the transaction from the Sales and Marketing Director and Managing Director.

Deal negotiation

  • To manage and co-ordinate the administrative process of the house purchase from the customer and the subsequent sale of the property including instructing valuers, solicitors and estate agents, monitoring progress of the process and reviewing/accepting appropriate offers with a view to minimising time, effort and cost.
  • Managing the maintenance, presentation, utilities – meter readings etc, of the part exchange property – in conjunction with estate agents.
  • Negotiation to achieve the best deal for our easymover customer or the business in terms of a PX offer

Reporting

  • To prepare and produce accurate and timely weekly rolling reports itemising duration of transaction, total cost of px property portfolio, cost/profit of properties sold etc. for the Sales Director, and any other reports as required.
  • To report on turnover of sales on market mover properties with a view to facilitating completed chains and the sale of Taylor Wimpey homes.

Cross Regional Support

  • To work with other regions to share best practice and expertise.

Sales Progression

  • Liaise with Solicitors and IFAs to obtain regular updates on all reservations
  • Liaise with customers to maintain contact and provide updates on the progress of the sale of the property
  • To progress our customers’ and PX sales and associated house chains through to unconditional contract and legal completion
  • Liaise with Taylor Wimpey Legal department

Market research

  • Undertake market research and competitor analysis when required

Organisational and Administration

  • Applicant needs to possess good organisational skills and the ability to deal competently with a high turnover of applications and valuations. To be comfortable with the use of IT (excel and word), by way of laptop/PC and able to work with various spreadsheets for input. To be able to communicate by way of email/telephone effectively and efficiently. Good level of numeracy required.

What you will have:

  • Highly articulate and a good negotiator
  • Educated to at least A level standard, with good levels of numeracy and literacy. Competent in Word and Excel.
  • Experience of property sales in new or second hand market
  • Estate Agency background
  • Full Driving Licence

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.

Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do.
We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

To all employment agencies

Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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