Sales Operations

About the company

Nissan Ireland are responsible for distributing the full range of new cars, electric vehicles and light commercial vehicles and parts within the Republic of Ireland.

About the job

Nissan Ireland currently has a Sales Operations position available in its product department. Below is a brief description of the role together with some attributes of the person we are potentially looking for. 

Employment Type: Permanent / Full Time

Location: Dublin (Some responsibilities of this role may, from time to time require travel through Ireland and or Europe)

Salary: The salary will be commensurate with salaries in the motor industry and will reflect the importance of this position as well as the experience of the successful candidate.


  • To co-ordinate model line-up and supporting activities, contributing to the commercial success of Nissan Ireland. Positioning the Nissan car and LCV ranges for both profit & volume defined success. Define, develop and communicate the product strategy and action plan to ensure that models are a commercial success, in terms of:
  • Stock Ordering – Determine, validate, and implement all Vehicle Stock Orders on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Stock Maintenance – Ensure that all models are set up/deleted from the Nissan Keyloop System
  • Liaise With Revenue – Ensure that all vehicles are set up on the Revenue VRT System
  • SIMI -  Stat code requests
  • Analysis – Monitor & analyse the market and identify customer trends to maximise performance with particular emphasis on Nissan Ireland Model Mix to ensure that all orders of future product reflect current demand.
  • Planning – Work closely with Finance, Sales and Product planning on the various business cycles, (sales plan, lead in budget submission).
  • Supply – Work closely with the Sales team to ensure supply and stock is in line with business objectives and customer demand across channel mix including fleet (version mix, volumes, ageing stock, sales plan). Propose corrective actions when necessary and ensure correct and appropriate communication with the network.
  • Product information – Maintain and supply up-to-date accurate product information within Nissan Ireland, dealer network & external stakeholders, distribution planning, press, fleet, customer communications, dealer communications, training, internal systems, website, brochures, POS.
  • Liaison – Manage product information flows to and from the manufacturer, within Nissan Ireland departments and the dealer network
  • Work as appropriate with external stakeholders such as SEAI for EV grant, OGH (conversion Companies), ensuring communication to network and internal stakeholders is appropriate and timely, with deadlines met.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Automotive industry & commercial experience an advantage but not essential.
  • A working knowledge of Keyloop an advantage.
  • Autonomous, self-motivated networker, decisive, resilient, agile, able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills with clear and concise presenting style
  • Ability to challenge and drive continuous improvement
  • Strong organisational ability

Benefits (DOE):

  • Fully Expensed Company Car
  • Company Phone and Laptop
  • Gym Contribution
  • Pension Contribution
  • Training (on job training & development as required)

If you feel you have the qualifications, skill set and drive to fulfil the above role please forward your Curriculum Vitae to: