General Sales Manager - Western VW Fort Kinnaird

Recruiter
Eastern Western Motor Group
Location
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salary
45000 - 62500
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
General Sales Manager - Western VW Fort Kinnaird

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General Sales Manager

Western Volkswagen Fort Kinnaird

£45,000 Basic Salary + Bonus + Company Car (£62,500)

At Eastern Western Motor Group, we believe it’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and family.

This is an amazing opportunity to work for a family run company who value their employees and in return provide state of the art working facilities, competitive salary packages, benefits and training.

  • Establish and maintain a climate of total customer care.
  • Carry out research to determine the departments present and future market and re-direct activities and plans accordingly
  • Create, agree and implement sales merchandising, advertising and promotion plans in consultation with Directors, General Manager, Marketing Department and Manufacturers.
  • Ensure the efficient and timely operation of all administration systems and operating procedures i.e. weekly reports
  • Be familiar with the company’s standing orders and conditions of employment.
  • To ensure the total security of the building and articles in the department under your control
  • To purchase used vehicles for retail sale within stock limits, in conjunction with GM
  • To hold staff briefings on a regular basis and a written record kept
  • Deputise in Dealer Principals absence to ensure successful running of the Branch
  • Manage staff in relation to engagement, teamwork, job descriptions, rotas, appraisals, paperwork, training and health & safety
  • Engagement/Dismissal of Staff within salaries budget, recommend engagement/dismissal to General Manager.
  • Authorising of sales order invoices; ensuring invoicing procedures are followed and full payment is received prior to delivery unless agreement is received from a Director.
  • No authority to enter into any legal or binding contracts without consulting with General Manager
  • To ensure that all stock is maintained to a high standard and is regularly inspected and recorded.
  • Ensure prospecting and follow up system is fully operational in every respect.
  • To ensure all vehicles are displayed for sale only when all safety and cosmetic identification has been completed – with correct prices and specification sheets.
  • Assistance with any other task as directed

  • Must have previous experience in a similar role within the automotive industry
  • Good interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Results orientated
  • Financial Awareness
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • People Management
  • Leadership
  • Change orientation, strategic vision and continuous improvement
  • Self-motivator
  • Proactive / Creative
  • Tenacious
  • Leads by example
  • Committed to providing high quality work
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • PC literate

In addition we offer first class employee benefits scheme such as:

  • Potential discounts with 1600 retailers
  • Access to staff savings scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Excellent discounts on new and used car purchases
  • Company pension
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Training/Career development
  • Family day out passes

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