Bodyshop Program Manager

Job Title: Bodyshop Program Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: GCC
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 18/07/00002
Contact Name: Kai Ogonor
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2018 07:33

Job Description

A world-renowned brand in the Middle East is looking for a certified and proactive candidate to join their company. The successful candidate will have the full responsibility for all aspects of Body & Paint Program across two brands.



  • Management of Body & Paint Network to include standard monitoring, training, and liaison with third party providers such as Paint Providers, Welding Accreditation Providers etc.
  • Provide any necessary assistance to Repair Partners and Retailers in preparing for standards audit and program applications
  • Implementation and monitoring of a Group Body & Paint Network Management System at Repairer and Retailer Level, utilization of this system to identify additional body & paint opportunities at both Body & Paint Dealers and within the Independent Repairer Network
  • On-going analysis of market potential and implementation of measures designed to realize this identified opportunity
  • Ongoing development of Write-Off Avoidance program with relevant work providers
  • Ongoing Development of genuine parts verification program with Motor Insurers
  • Drafting and rollout of retailer marketing material across the network
  • Direct marketing to Insurers, Engineers and Independents
  • Grow the accident related parts business in accordance with budgetary requirements / historical sales
  • Provide monthly reports to the Company Management Team that contains key market information (training status, turnover development, total loss) etc.
  • Development of business relationships with all relevant industry parties
  • Develop preferred supplier agreements and Paint Rebate Structure with all preferred paint suppliers
  • Maintain direct correspondence with Insurers, Fleet Companies, Engineers and Independent Repairers on areas such as product and material advancements and repair techniques.
  • Provide internal brand specific support on Body & Paint from both a technical and warranty perspective so as to minimize cost to brands for external services.
  • Warranty Continued qualification of DISS reports and verification of estimate costs, pre & post repair inspections



  • Previous experience of managing a Manufacturer Body Shop Program.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience.
  • Relevant Bodyshop Technical and/or Management Industry Training Certificates
  • Premium brand experience desirable but not mandatory.
  • Retail Body Shop experience required.
  • Evidence of having worked independently and providing structured program update reports.


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