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Senior (VDA) Vehicle Accident Damage Assessor

Location – Derby

Salary – Very Attractive 

Position – Senior (VDA) Vehicle Accident Damage Assessor

This is a unique opportunity to get on board with a highly successful Prestige Accident Repair Centre with an enviable reputation for quality and excellence. Operating as a manufacturer-approved full structural repair centre for brands such as Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, McLaren, and Lamborghini it is imperative you are experienced, well presented and a solid communicator with a proven track record that demonstrates an absolute understanding of the industry with a clear grasp of the commercial responsibilities that are expected.

Job Role

You will be required to collate repair estimates using manufacture data and the Audatex computerised estimating system, you must be comfortable not relying on pre-loaded repair data given the nature of the high-end repair work we handle you must be able to research manufacturer data, interpret the information and present accurate repair costings.

Following the completion of an assessment, you will be required to negotiate the repair costs with insurance engineers, dealers, and customers and provide a breakdown of the repair methods and costs confidently, building customer confidence, trust and long term relationships at all times.

You will head up a team that supports and delivers the very best service and experience for our customers and you will be looked to for direction and clarity from the team.

You must have previous experience as an Estimator, ideally, be VDA qualified and have an up to date Audatex certificate. This is a very important position working for a large independent prestige repair facility that is aspired to by many within the industry. You will report directly to the General Manager and Directors.

Relocation cost would be considered for the right candidate, this is a position with long term opportunities for development. Full training will be provided. If you are interested in this rare opportunity please get in touch directly with Louise Miller –



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What our customers think?

“ This is the second time we have used chartwell, we was so impressed we insisted to our insurance company that this is the only place we would have to repair our car. Once again, we were not disappointed 1st class repair. Everyone was very helpful and friendly a pleasure working with them to get our car back on the road as soon as possible. They kept us informed and updates at all times. Chartwells is the best place to go if you want a first class repair and service. I have no hesitation in recommending Chartwells to my friends and family. Well done, keep up the fantastic work and thank you. ”

“Once again i return back to Chartwells. There quality and high standards cannot be matched the staff are all fantastic and a credit to the company. Just wished others would learn to drive so i didn’t need to return so often… Huge Thank You once again. ”

“Picked my car up on Friday the 1st of March and was totally amazed on how I was treated by the chairman and all his staff, he took me to the car after a long and interesting chat and was equally amazed on the job they had done. first class indeed. ”

“Finding the right car body repairer is not always an easy task. Chartwells are about as good as it gets. My first visit to Chartwells was to obtain a quote for the damage done to my car. The building did not appear to be a body shop repair centre. However, when you enter through the glass doors and see Ferrari and Porsche in the show room you think you are in the wrong place. The place simply oozed professionalism. ”

“Providing a pleasurable experience throughout the repair process. Continual updates from the most professional of advisors culminating in the highest standard of repair and paint. I wouldn’t use anybody else. ”

Chartwell holds manufacturer approvals from:

Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lamborghini, Maserati, Honda NSX, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, is a Porsche centre approved body repairer with Dealer Appointments from Bentley and are a Audi & BMW accident repair specialist.