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Area Manager

  • Job added:   1 February 2019
  • Salary :   £34,200-£54,700 pa plus bonus
  • Location :   London & South East England
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Mitsubishi Motors
  • Contact :   Recruitment
  • Email :   recruitment@mitsubishi-cars.co.uk
  • Telephone :   01285 647100
  • Website :   www.mitsubishi-cars.co.uk/careers/vacancies/head-office

We’re looking for an Area Manager to cover London & South East England. 

As Area Manager you will need to provide effective support/development to a given number of Mitsubishi Franchised Dealers within your territory. The outcome of this support will be key in achieving the Area Sales Plan for Vehicles (New & Used) and Accessories.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring clear communication between our Franchised Dealer Network and the Company
  • Regular visits to the Dealer sites with priority given to reviewing dealer Activity Management
  • Particular focus to improve under-performing facilities
  • Developing plans for Dealers to exceed set objectives and improve local market share
  • Reviewing Dealer financial structure, identifying key opportunities and concerns
  • Working in conjunction with the Network Development Department to appoint and terminate Dealer representation
  • Working in conjunction with Shogun Finance to maximise the utilisation of the retail offers 
  • Ensure compliance with pre-defined Standards expected of the network
  • Provide accurate performance/commercial information to the Company

Essential Requirements for the Role

  • Previous experience in a similar role or at senior management level in a dealership
  • Knowledge of relevant dealer KPIs, how to interpret them and use them to effect positive change
  • Ability to coach and develop people (including at senior level)
  • Ability to work independently; self-starter with excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to influence and persuade
  • Ability to create, present and execute an Action Plan
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of  MS Office products – particularly Excel
  • Living within geographical reach of the territory
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours
  • In possession of a valid UK Driving Licence at all time

Desirable Requirements for the Role

  • Knowledge of dealership accountancy practice
  • Knowledge of Mitsubishi vehicles and accessories
  • Experience of industry data analysis
  • Automotive Aftersales and/or Marketing experience 

 

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