General Manager - Berkshire

Posted 24 January by HCP INTERNATIONAL

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in one of the most successful franchised automotive groups in the UK for a General Manager to develop and increase profitability at their site based in Berkshire. The objective is to set a vision and direction for the business, ensuring volume and profit opportunities are maximised. The successful candidate will be professional, inspiring and self-motivated.

The Role

  • Set a vision and direction for the business that reflects the individuality of the local opportunity and environment whilst ensuring a consistent standard of brand representation
  • Shape and manage through the General Managers on site a comprehensive and cohesive infrastructure for lean retailing - systems, processes, premises and people
  • Work in partnership with the manufacturer to contribute to network and brand development
  • Ensure all appropriate operational resources and investments are in place across the business to enable the fulfilment of long term growth plans
  • Promote the deliver outstanding customer service and establish a customer retention rate to match brand targets
  • Ensure that all management accounting and reporting processes are robust and transparent
  • Forge and cascade an organisational culture throughout the whole business framework which reflects local individuality and the brand
  • Continuously review and improve processes and systems to deliver increased levels of customer satisfaction whilst maximising profitability
  • Provide clear leadership and direction for the business and act as a role model to all employees

Who we are looking for:

  • Focused, ambitious and keen to apply your knowledge to all aspects of the dealership
  • The ability to effectively demonstrate innovation, communication, leadership and resilience is crucial in this role and for working within this group
  • Excellent personal, marketing and communication skills are essential
  • Experience working as a General Manager, Dealer Principal or Head of Business is ideal, however an experience General Sales Manager will also be considered

What's on offer?

£60,000 - £68,000 basic

£90,000 - £100,000 OTE

Company car (Tax efficient)

Business and Personal Fuel

Senior Pension Scheme

Healthcare

Laptop, iPad and Phone

25 days holiday

HCP International is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • general manager
  • brand manager
  • dealer principal
  • dealer principle
  • head of business
  • franchise manager
  • franchise director

Reference: 34309817

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