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Business Manager

  • Job added:   26 August 2011
  • Salary :   £40-£45K + car + full benefits package
  • Location :   Essex/Kent
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Car Importer C/o Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   David Southgate
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
  • Website :

We are looking for an experienced Zone or Regional Manager to join this semi-specialist brand, covering a territory in Essex and Kent. It is essential that you will be able to undertake assessment within the Dealer network on Car Sales, Parts, Service, Marketing and Dealer Performance areas.

As a result of this we would welcome applications from current car Manufacturers/Importer Regional Managers, or alternatively General Managers/General Sales Managers who are working within a Retail Group or PLC environment.

Either way, it is preferable that you are educated to degree level with a minimum of five years Automotive experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Covering the territory designated you will be one of a team of seven operating in the South of England reporting into a Regional Business Manager and capable of delivering a broad remit of responsibilities within this role.

Pre-selection questions (YES answers required)

Are you currently a Regional or Zone Sales Manager within a Manufacturer/Importer environment?

Alternatively, are you a main dealer based General Manager or General Sales Manager wanting to move into an Importer environment?

Are you capable of analysing Sales & Aftersales performance together with a thorough understanding of Dealer Composite Measurement?

Can you cover a territory and operate in a consultative style with the Dealer network guiding them in all areas of overall Business Management?

Ideally, are you educated to degree level with a minimum five years Automotive experience?

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