Project Manager-FSM Implementation – Cheltenham

Salary: Competitive

Monday to Friday

2-Year Fixed Term Contract

Our Cheltenham Centre requires an experienced Project Manager to manage the implementation and integration of the future sales agency model. Your main responsibilities will centre around developing and executing a comprehensive project plan to ensure a smooth transition. This will include liaising with the manufacturer and Cotswold Motor Group, assisting in business process redesign, creating buy-in to change through coaching and training, improving the provision of management information and helping to solve any post go-live issues. The successful candidate will be able to write and present clear reports for non-technical readers, have proven organisation and planning skills as well as a qualification in business analysis.

What we are looking for

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to write and present clear reports for non-technical readers
  • Ability to develop effective relationships internally at a variety of levels and work closely with all departments
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven organisation and planning skills
  • An aptitude for teaching, mentoring and knowledge sharing
  • Strong IT skills and aptitude for understanding application

Desirable Criteria

  • A qualification in business analysis
  • Previous experience of business process improvement
  • Working Knowledge of project management
  • Previous Experience in Business change and process improvement initiatives.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills
  • Strategic focus with ability to align project objectives with strategic goals
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritise projects based on available resources
  • Database management experience
  • Previous Motortrade experience


  • Engage with key stakeholders and manufacturers investigate, analyse and document business processes and activities to provide insights and understanding with regards to strategic and operational user requirements.;
  • Identify opportunities for operational efficiency and transformation- review how business systems are currently used and identify possible systems improvements and potential efficiency gains;
  • Assist in business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology solutions.
  • Assist with business process change initiatives and development of requirements for new solutions;
    • Assist with project scoping and defining high level project objectives;
    • Assist users with creating and validating functional specifications as well as assessing functional requirements against technology solutions;
  • Provide assistance with business case development;
  • Facilitate stakeholder buy-in to business transformation through coaching and training sessions;
  • Provide support to the business in preparing for the business change associated with projects;
  • Co-ordinate the execution of business projects, supporting the delivery of projects at all phases including supporting the implementation team and helping to solve post go-live issues;
  • Improve the provision of management information, using business systems to develop data and insights and developing business intelligence for business users;
  • To deliver overall business improvement for the team, through effective system administration, optimising efficiency, and developing transformative business processes and intelligence.
  • Attendance to regular FSM briefings held by the manufacturer.

Why Cotswold Motor Group?

Cotswold Motor Group is an innovative, ambitious and award-winning company in the heart of the Cotswolds. We are here to push boundaries and strive for excellence in every area of our business to ensure that we remain the best at what we do.

Our people are the core of our business – we are passionate about creating an environment where our teams feel valued and appreciated.


  • 32 days annual leave pro rata for part-time employees (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Health & Wellbeing benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Car Scheme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Employee Benefits including discounts on retailers, restaurants & cinemas
  • Referral Programme
  • On Site parking
  • Company Social Events
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Long Service awards
  • In-house, manufacturer accredited & professional training

Ref: Cot-004

Working Hours Monday to Friday
Location Cotswold Cheltenham
Salary Competitive
Closing Date 02/10/2023
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