General Manager/ Dealer Principal – Car Dealership

Spear Recruitment Ltd
Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen
£50000 - £80000/annum + Benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
General Manager/ Dealer Principal – Car Dealership

Location: Blackburn

Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 Per Annum (Dep on Exp) + Benefits:

• Company car
• 22 days plus Bank Holidays
• Generous Long Service awards
• Life Insurance
• Pension Scheme
• Generous staff retail and vehicle discounts

The Role

Reporting to the Regional Director, the General Manager will have overall day to day control of all dealership functions, however the position requires strong leadership and motivation, with a particular emphasis on controlling the Sales and Aftersales departments to ensure continued improvement both customer service levels and dealership profitability through a process driven approach. On a daily basis, you will:

• Lead, motivate and inspire the teams across the business to achieve excellent results
• Maximise sales and profit opportunities
• Focus on achieving goals
• Work as a team player and on own initiative
• Have an emphasis on controlling the sales department to ensure continued improvement both customer service levels and dealership profitability through a process driven approach
• The idea candidate will have a solid understanding of workshop KPIs and a good grasp of the department's P&l, able to identify market trends and act accordingly
• You with work closely with Finance teams and our Franchise partners to drive and push profits over target, undertaking analysis, forecasting and managing debts

The Ideal General Manager will:

• Have previous experience as General Manager/ Dealer Principal within the automotive industry
• Present strong management and coaching skills gained in a similar role and environment and be confident in making informed decisions together with sound judgements
• Be passionate about the motor industry and be motivated by setting, achieving and exceeding targets
• Have a customer centric attitude and be able to personally demonstrate and encourage the skills and behaviours associated with the company and the brands values
• Be competent in developing successful network relationships across the group and industry

This vacancy is being managed by Ed Hatt at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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