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Academy Manager

  • Job added:   22 June 2018
  • Salary :   £Competitive + benefits
  • Location :   Walton-on-Thames, with the requirement for regular travel to our Nottingham training centre
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Kia Motors (UK) Ltd

Welcome to Kia Motors (UK) Ltd - an ambitious and dynamic business that combines pioneering brand strategies with groundbreaking product design. With an exciting programme of new model introductions and big plans for the future, we aim to surpass expectations through continuous auto innovation.

The Kia Academy is the number one ranked automotive Dealer Training Academy, and we are looking for a natural and passionate team leader to join us! It’s time to take your career to another level and join one of the fastest growing automotive brands in the country.

This is a dynamic and varied role, perfect for an existing manager with excellent people skills who is looking for their next challenge. This may be a training focused role, but strong organisational skills and the ability to manage your workflow to meet tight deadline is of the upmost importance. Leading the Kia Academy team, you will develop and facilitate a holistic programme of inspirational and class leading dealer training activities – including Technician, Sales, After Sales, and Product related training and initiatives.

As we strive to improve everything we do and maintain our number one ranking in the National Franchised Dealer Association (NFDA) dealer attitude survey, we are looking for someone with drive and passion for continuous improvement and measuring outcomes. You should combine an understanding of leadership and development with excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills. Appreciation and experience in a training environment and experience working in a dealership and/or manufacturer dealer-facing role is desirable, but is not essential.

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Closing date: 6th July 2018

No agencies please.