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General Manager

Looking to employ an experienced General Manager within a busy franchised dealership

Location: Kent

Salary: Competitive

The Role

The General Manager leads a divisional site within a prestigious automotive brand.

They have overall responsibility for the strategic agenda of the business, growing sales, and leading, developing and empowering colleagues to deliver excellent customer service.

They will be a brand ambassador and partner with the local community to gain competitive advantage and increase market share.

Role Requirements

Successful candidates will be:

Strong leaders, able to communicate a vision and gain buy in and commitment from the team, strong at developing and coaching others and creating an empowering culture.

Passionate about the customer, and enjoy interacting with them one to one and ensuring an unforgettable customer experience.

Curious, interested in innovations in the external market and the competitor landscape, passionate about cars and learning about the automotive industry.

Commercial, with an entrepreneurial spirit, owning and influencing their P&L, whilst understanding the constraints and requirements of a Plc corporate environment.

Engaging, good at building rapport with individuals at all levels, able to influence others, with strong people skills.

Driven, determined to succeed and competitive, with a strong work ethic.

Modern in their outlook, technology and social media savvy, abreast of changing consumer expectations and IT literate.

Drivers, with a full EU Driving Licence


As a General Manager you will receive a guaranteed base salary, plus an excellent quarterly bonus (subject to achieving set KPI's), we also offer great benefits including:

22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years

Car scheme

Company pension scheme

Private healthcare scheme

Life assurance

Childcare voucher scheme

Discount gym membership

Vehicle purchase discount

Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

Cycle to work scheme

Call Richard at Holt Recruitment on 07590309374 or 01202 552915 with any questions