Dealer Business Area & OEM Business Development Manager

Grade: 8
Are you a genuinely business orientated manager looking for new challenges? Do you find it rewarding working cross functionally and cross border? Are you a great motivator and coach who can inspire? If so we may have the perfect job for you!
We are looking for a Dealer Business Area & OEM Business Development Manager to support the Industrial and Marine segments of the business with a strong focus on the Industrial side.
The team
Volvo Penta is a great place to work, built upon respect and commitment. We strongly believe that high performance comes from having fun at work and the courage to think outside of the box to pursue new challenges.
The role
To manage and develop key industrial and marine commercial OEM accounts within the aftermarket business for the UK and IRE, alongside managing a portfolio of Penta Dealers in a designated geographic area.

  • Monitor, develop and implement Volvo Penta business plan, in order to secure sales of parts, accessories and engines through the dealer network and key OEM accounts

  • Work closely with the engine sales and technical support teams to ensure engine sales and aftermarket capability across marine and industrial segments

  • Design and implement sales, marketing and training initiatives towards OEMs and dealers in order to improve sales competence and customer satisfaction

  • Co-ordinate with European Dealer Business Management team to support global customers including OEM’s, fleet owners and operators

  • Develop OEM and Fleet Owner Aftermarket / Service agreements

  • Support marketing activities such as industrial exhibitions, trade shows, boat shows, social media, branding and corporate identity, open days, conferences

About you

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Business acumen – interpret and understand KPIs and provide management information

  • Understanding of customer/market demand and product

  • Proven experience of dealer / account management

  • Experience with direct customers and dealer network (B2C, B2B)

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information

  • Experience in new technology such as hybrid and electric solutions is preferred

  • Available for regular business trips in UK and Europe

In return we can offer a competitive salary, company car, and full range of benefits including private healthcare, free gym and sauna onsite and gym discount across UK, half price cinema tickets and on Fridays we have Fika which is Swedish for coffee and cake time!
If you’d like to receive a warm welcome at Volvo Penta then don’t hesitate, apply today!
For further information please contact:
Graham Pretty, DBM UK,
James Clabburn, Local Manager,

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

We want to get to know you

Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


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When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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