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General Manager

Posted 5 January by Chris Eastwood Automotive Ltd Ended
Are you a highly experienced Automotive General Manager / Dealer Principal / Head of Business?
Would you be interested in discussing heading up a site that has great potential?

We are one of the leading motor retail groups in the area and operate from 7 different sites with 9 new vehicle franchises, plus used car sales.

We are looking to recruit a General Manager at our Cumbrian branch.  The successful candidate will co-ordinate and implement plans and operating policies to achieve all business objectives; establish and develop the dealership organisation and control systems to ensure the efficient operation of each department; direct the activities of each department manager to ensure they and their staff are continually contributing to the objectives of the business; monitor all opportunities to the business and to ensure long term profitability and protection.

This role is one of the most critical in our business and you must be driven and motivated with a passion for our products. At interview you must be able to demonstrate your ability to follow a defined sales process, achieve targets, maximise opportunities and profit, and prove that you understand customers and all areas of the business.  Previous automotive experience is essential.

Areas of responsibility

- Create with each Department Manager co-ordinated, detailed annual plans, in line with defined long term goals, covering all targets for profitability, productivity, and resource control and market development.
- To create and establish within agreed guidelines, the organisation and staffing for each department to ensure the efficient achievement of objectives, including: department structures and job positions; job descriptions and responsibilities and recruitment.

To establish all control systems and key performance standards, within agreed guidelines, for all departments

Reference: 34155911

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