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Online Auctions Manager Job in Pakistan
VavaCars , Pakistan

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021

Job Description

The Opportunity:

A unique opportunity has arisen for an Auction Manager to play a lead role in building a new C2B online used car marketplace (VavaCars) reporting directly to the Head of Sales. This is an essential role in building, managing and growing our online auction sales, through our own marketing channels.

You will work best when things move fast. You will enjoy working with smart, creative and energetic people, working as part of a highly ambitious start-up team. Your role will be hands-on with real responsibility and will impact our business from day one.

Role Mission:

The Auction Manager is responsible for staging, managing and optimizing auctions on our own platform. You will develop an overall auction strategy and deliver it through our standard operating procedures (SOPs) that includes all execution elements including how we price cars, how we determine a reserve, and ultimately how we achieve our sales volumes and margin per auction, in a repeatable and predictable way.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • To develop an overall auction strategy across our auction platform
  • To convert the strategy into an operating plan with a tightly defined SOP
  • To ensure we achieve sales and margin targets through all auctions
  • To create repeatable and scalable processes designed to maximize efficiency
  • To ensure we develop an automated and tech-centric approach to managing and optimizing our auctions
  • To be the voice of the customer internally and championing their needs in the online auction roadmap
  • To actively manage and optimize our sell-through-rate (STR) per auction by making data driven and commercially astute decisions on the fly, in real time
  • To monitor, manage and optimize dealers’ performance and activity to increase our yield per auction
  • To generate auction policies and to manage all members based on these policies
  • To collaborate extensively with the Dealer Sales Manager to: (i) identify new dealers worth targeting; (ii) drive engagement and activity by all registered members; (iii) build high trust relationships with the highest value dealers / most active dealers across our auctions
  • To manage and develop the SOP for the transfer of ownership including the speedy collection of funds
  • To ensure the proper checks and controls are reflected during the sale process including but not limited to insurance and outstanding finance checks
  • To be highly analytical and produce insights on auction performance / KPIs and our overall dealer proposition
  • To continually review all auction processes and contribute suggestions for enhancements and improvement
  • To monitor all sales and performance of auctions and provide reporting and analysis to the management team


  • At least three (3) years of experience managing auctions, preference in the online automotive sector
  • Proficiency using technology
  • An aptitude for data/numbers and experience creating and working with spreadsheets
  • Strong written, spoken, listening, and interpersonal communication skills in English and Urdu
  • Strong customer service orientation and have a natural ease dealing with customers
  • Resourceful, think-on-your feet person with drive, initiative, and a real commitment to getting the job done
  • Excellent organizational skills; leaves no detail unattended
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to multi-task multiple projects and initiatives effectively and prioritize work are essential
  • Highly capable of meeting strict deadlines in a high-pressure, ever-changing environment
  • Have the ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Highly motivated, goal-oriented and self-directed. Energetic, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work and thrive in a growth focused and fast-paced environment


We offer a unique and exciting package - nothing like this has been attempted in the local auto space and we want to attract only the best and brightest. We offer a competitive remuneration package and a culture that focuses on employee happiness. Our benefits include:

  • Highly competitive salary with performance bonus.
  • Benefits: health Insurance, fuel allowance, mobile phone, laptop
  • Friendly Start- Up office environment with social activities

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