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Automotive General Manager


£60k per year


Our Client a multi franchised Main Dealer is looking for a new General Manager in the Canterbury area. Working Monday to Saturday with a day off during the week Salary is up to and above £60,000 OTE

Key Objectives:

To achieve short and long term business objectives To ensure long term profitability and stability of the dealership To monitor and control all overhead expenses of the business To deal with all day-to-day site issues To follow all reporting requirements of the manufacturer To develop and maintain relationships with the Franchise To ensure the all staff represent the brand in accordance with manufacturer requirements To ensure that all departments adopt the culture and follow the practices and procedures of the manufacturer To maintain the appropriate staffing levels To provide guidance, training and motivation to all staff To manage performance of staff to achieve key targets (e.g. Sales, Margin, CES) To organise and lead the activities of Sales department to achieve optimum profitability, customer satisfaction and customer retention To ensure the Sales department maximises the profitable sale of finance, insurance, GAP, accessories, extended warranties and other add-ons To hold regular meetings to discuss and implement goals To develop and implement marketing with the Brand Director To monitor all market place activities and adjust plans and objectives accordingly To ensure that customer complaints are dealt with promptly

Applicant's requirements:

Previous experience as a General Manager or Dealer Principal in a franchised Car Dealership. Brand Experience would be desirable Strong leadership and organisational skills A proven record of high sales achievement, marketing and customer satisfaction Able to set targets for Sales staff, then drive the staff to meet the targets Good at man management You must have a full manual driving licence with no more than 6 points

Please remember to quote the reference number when applying - PRS21896

If you are interested in this vacancy or any other similar roles within the automotive sector please contact Lee Dargan at Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd now!

Unfortunately we are unable to contact every application that we receive, if you do not receive a response please assume that you have been unsuccessful with this particular application, however if you have automotive experience we will keep your details on file and contact you should a vacancy arise that matches your skills and experience.

We are a leading recruiter within the automotive sector providing coverage across the UK, if you are looking to further your career within the motor trade please get in touch with us.

We have many motor trade positions available ranging from Car Sales and Vehicle Technician jobs through to General Manager.

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Automotive | Motor Trade |Main Dealer |Senior Management |General Manager| Canterbury | Kent |

Posted 25 days ago

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