Career Opportunities Currently Available

Used Car Sales Manager

Colm Quinn BMW in Athlone has grown over the past 15 years to be the premier retailer of used cars in Ireland. This reputation has been built on a focus on our customers, the preparations standards of the cars that we sell and our industry leading display both online and on our forecourt.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Used Car Sales Manager to lead our used car activities in Athlone. This key role will be responsible for a range of important activities including:

  • Used car preparation process and standards
  • Adherence with BMW Approved Used Car programme
  • Used car forecourt display
  • Used car online display, including the adoption of new technologies as appropriate
  • Achievement of used car sales targets (individual and team).

The successful individual will have previous experience in car sales, managing used car activities and, preferably, in implementing a brand based used car programme. They will enjoy selling and preferably have knowledge of Keyloop/Kerridge DMS (Rev 8). They will have an ambition to manage a BMW business activity and a desire to achieve industry leading performance and standards.

Why work for Colm Quinn BMW ?

  • Be part of the most successful BMW Retailer in Ireland with three locations – Athlone, Drogheda and Galway
  • Enjoy the benefits of being part of a BMW and MINI exclusive dealer group with strong cooperation between each of our three businesses
  • Future career development opportunities across our growing Group
  • Access to training and development opportunities with BMW Group
  • Past winner of the SIMI Franchise Dealer of the Year, Retail Operation of the Year, SIMI Franchise After Sales Operation of the Year and BMW After Sales Dealer of the Year
  • The role comes with generous remuneration package.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits: On-site parking

Schedule: Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
  • Retention bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Athlone, County Westmeath: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Car Sales: 1 year (required)


  • Drivers Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

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Please apply to [email protected]


Experienced Sales Executive:

You must demonstrate strong communication skills and immaculate presentation as well as being a team player and adaptable to the requirements that our progressive and exciting business demands.

Responsibilities Include:

  • To sell vehicles using effective sales process guidelines in place at the Retail Centre.

  • Delivering a first class sales experience to the Customer in line with current Covid restrictions.

  • Carry out accurate appraisals on all part exchange vehicles.

  • Ensure full compliance with BMW Brand Guidelines throughout both New and Used vehicle sales process.

  • Maintain regular contact with all customers in line with our Enquiry Management Systems to ensure relationships area maintained for potential repeat business.

  • Ensure all customer information, sales activities, vehicle documentation and other relevant information is kept and maintained accurately and comprehensively.

Additional Requirements:

  • Full valid driving licence

  • Eligibility to work in the Republic of Ireland

In return we offer a highly competitive basic salary with an uncapped commission system commensurate with the sales opportunity a volume franchise dealer provides.  

Please apply to [email protected] 


Experienced Service Advisor:  

Colm Quinn BMW in Athlone has a vacancy for an experienced Service Advisor.  This important role is the main point of contact between the customer and Colm Quinn BMW us for all of their service and repair needs. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Taking customer bookings for our Service Department

  • Greeting customers on arrival and ensuring that their needs are understood

  • Liaising with the Workshop Controller to progress their car through the Service Department

  • Following up with the customer on any additional work that may be required

  • Handing over the car to the customer at the agreed time.

A strong focus on the customer together with previous experience in a similar role in a motor dealership is required.  Knowledge of Kerridge/Keyloop DMS would be an advantage.  A good understanding of automotive technology is also required together with strong organisational, decision-making and problem-solving skills. 

Please apply to [email protected]


BMW Vehicle Technician:

Duties include:

  • Complete work orders, including details of repairs completed, parts required, and labour to be charged

  • Test vehicles using measuring devices to provide accurate diagnostic reports to the Workshop Controller

  • Interpret and use technical data and instruction provided by the manufacturer

  • Conduct routine service work on vehicles brought into the workshop

  • Remove and install vehicle components in accordance with the manufacturer’s methodology

  • Carry out vehicle health checks and identify areas of concern

  • Carry out preparations for new vehicles

  • Perform technical repair work in accordance with established and documented procedures

  • Ensure correct materials, tools and measuring devices are used

  • Ensure any faults have been reported and noted on job cards and inform the Service Manager/ Workshop Controller of any additional defects not covered in the scope of the repair and delays in completion

  • Record details of work, including all hours worked and material usage

  • Ensure vehicle safety standards have been complied with when returned to customers

  • Ensure vehicles are protected and kept clean during service and repair

  • Ensure all work is completed to manufacturer standards and rules 

Your profile:

The successful applicant will be a qualified Technician who undertakes the repair and servicing of vehicles, diagnosing additional faults and ensuring all work is completed safely, to the highest standards, and to customers’ satisfaction.

Please apply to [email protected]


Qualified Accountant - Athlone 

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • 3-5 years experience in Accounts

  • Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant

  •  High Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  •  Eye for detail and accuracy

  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

  •  Possess strong organisational, analytical abilities

  •  Must be able to work under deadline pressure

  •  Works well, both in a team and under one’s own initiative

  • A positive can do attitude

  • Confidentiality and discretion


  •  Bank reconciliations for all bank accounts

  •  Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations

  •  Assist with preparation of Monthly Management Accounts, working with tight deadlines

  •  Support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions

  •  Assist with the preparation of annual statutory financial accounts and audit

  •  Ensure all accounting records are up to date and reconciled

  •  Assist with accurate and timely submission of monthly IFC data to BMW Ireland;

Ability & Desire to Learn:

  • Adapts quickly to unknown situations and willingly improves his/her own skills and competence

  • Shows an openness to change, innovates processes, and strives for new ideas


  • Work effectively with all department colleagues and all other contacts


  • Attention to detail, Reconciliations, Excel, Management Accounts, cashflow, Budget Control

Please apply via [email protected]


Showroom Host

The Role:

We require a professionally presented, mature and vibrant individual who possesses a natural ability to provide a first class customer experience. Being the first point of contact for our customers, you will need to have exceptional people skills and display an enthusiastic, friendly and helpful manner.

You will be well presented, organised and possess a “can do attitude”. Your ability to be guest focused at all times is a must.

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for the Colm Quinn and BMW Brands on a daily basis.
  • Meet & greet guests ensuring they are attended to quickly and professionally.
  • Ensuring all enquires are dealt with by the relevant departments.
  • Front desk reception & ad hoc administrative duties.

To be successful, you will need:

  • Exemplary presentation with exceptional customer service skills.
  • Confident & friendly professional telephone manner.
  • Outstanding communication skills & be computer literate.
  • Previous Experience in a Customer Focused Role is preferable.

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bonus on-site parking

Please apply to [email protected]


Group Warranty Manager


Colm Quinn BMW and MINI Group have a vacancy for an experienced individual to work as Warranty Manager across our three BMW business – Athlone, Drogheda and Galway.   The successful individual will also have a role in managing the warranty processes in Colm Quinn Motor Store, our used car centre in Athlone. 

Working with the After Sales Teams in each location, the successful individual will have a strong track record in warranty administration or management.

This role would suit an existing Service Manager, Service Adviser or Warranty Executive who is looking to increase their involvement in warranty activities. 

Given our multiple locations, the successful individual can be based in one of our BMW Centres.  This role would suit someone wishing to live in the west, midlands or east of the country. 

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the service warranty procedures in line with the BMW policies.

  • Build and submit all warranty claims to the manufacturer within the guidelines

  • Invoice all warranty jobs using the manufacturer's standard repair operation times.

  • Maintain the warranty sales ledger in line with the company's debtor's policy.

  • Manage the set up and maintenance of an adequate filing system for the keeping of job cards, credit summaries, claim submission acknowledgements etc.

  • Keep up to date with the latest product and technical bulletins that relate to changes in the manufacturers procedures and policies.

  • When requested by the manufacturer co-ordinate recalls, ensuring outstanding vehicles are pursued until conclusion. Providing regular feedback to the manufacturer on the vehicle recall status.

  • Work with other warranty providers as required, ensuring that their policies are followed and a timely repair is completed for the customer. 

Please apply to [email protected]