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General Manager

Posted 16 days ago

  • Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
Head of Business- Nissan Cambridge Hours: full time Monday to Friday, 45 hours per weekSalary: Competitive Basic Salary with a Generous OTE Scheme in placeBenefits: Private Health Care, Company Car, Private Fuel, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, life assurance and pension scheme.Who we areMarshall Motor Group is one of the UK’s largest car dealer groups representing 23 of the world’s most popular and celebrated car, van, truck and motorbike manufacturers with 141 dealerships situated across 34 UK counties.We are as passionate about our people as we are our customers. As part of the Constellation Automotive Group which includes webuyanycar, cinch and BCA, there are huge opportunities for you to find your place and build the career you want with us.The roleWe are seeking a Head of Business to join our Nissan division and manage our Cambridge dealership. This role will see you lead day to day operations across the site including full accountability for dealership financial performance and line management of the dealership leadership teams. Reporting to the Franchise Director this role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis, and offers the right candidate a chance to join a successful group with high employee engagement.What you’ll doAs a Head of Business, you will have overall accountability for people and financial performance for our Nissan Cambridge Dealership. With support from your Franchise Director and corporate support functions, you will:·Lead, manage and motivate a team of automotive professionals, ensuring the dealership is adequately resourced·Drive a high performance culture, ensuring performance is rewarded and underperformance is managed·Oversee the sales and aftersales divisions, ensuring performance meets or exceeds budget·Set financial and growth objectives for each department, and plan accordingly to ensure profit and product targets are met·Accurately finalise dealership reporting, in line with group reporting frameworks·Develop and roll out dealership marketing and publicity strategies to support objectives·Support the dealerships to consistently achieve high levels of customer satisfaction·Ensure dealership activities are conducted in line with Marshall Motor Group, manufacturer and regulatory requirementsWho you areGiven the nature of this role, it is preferred that you have previous experience as a General Manager level. Manufacturer experience or VAG Group experience would be beneficial, but isn’t essential to the success of this role. In addition to your previous experience, we are seeking individuals who display the following attributes:·Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate a large and diverse team·A professional and calm approach with strong stakeholder management skills to manage internal and external stakeholders·Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to foresee potential barriers·A commitment to the Marshall Values of People, Customers, Integrity and InnovationOur policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or disability.