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General Sales Manager

  • Job added:   29 November 2011
  • Salary :   Negotiable salary plus bonus plus group benefits
  • Location :   Oxford
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   David Southgate
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
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Our Client occupies an imposing location in North Oxford and is part of a major Group with vehicle Importation and Retailing interests. With an enviable new vehicle product portfolio covering all sectors, including 4x4 and LCV, a real career opportunity exists to lead and motivate a sales team. We are looking for an inspirational team leader with very sound new and used vehicle sales & marketing ability, to take profitability and CSI to the next level.

There is no doubt that this exciting role will stretch the skills of an experienced Retail Sales Manager, but the working environment, support and future career progression to other roles within the Group are unquestionable.

Living within one hour commute of Oxfordshire, your career track record to date should demonstrate stability and progression, with organizational flair, team leadership ability and great salesmanship. Gained within a volume retail Main Dealer environment, you will be leading a team of six Sales Executives selling in excess of 1000 new & used units and possess a fundamental knowledge of Business Management and Financial awareness.

Reporting to the Dealer Principal, this is an immediate appointment for the right individual.

Pre-selections questions (YES answers required)

Are you an experienced “high volume” General Sales Manager living within commutable distance of Oxfordshire?

Can you demonstrate outstanding leadership, motivational and organisational ability?

Has your career to date been gained in a leading, volume Main Dealer environment, or PLC Group?

Are you comfortable overseeing new, used, finance and marketing activities?

Can you assist the team with closing deals and concentrating on a continual CSI improvement programme?

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