Our well established commercial vehicle dealer client based in Centurion is looking to employ an experienced EE Dealer Principal.

Job Description

The position requires a high profile, experienced, passionate person, who enjoys autonomy and is confident in achieving business growth. The focus of this role is about driving and achieving results.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric with a relevant Degree or similar
  • Fully Computer literate
  • Automate or Kerridge,  A minimum of five years’ experience as a Dealer Principal, General Manager or similar with commercial vehicles within the Automotive Retail Industry.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Ability to deliver bottom line results while ensuring compliance to company policies and corporate governance
  • Ability to develop and implement strategies for growth
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills
  • Sound financial / accounting knowledge
  • Good business acumen
  • Ability to make sound business decisions
  • Ability to apply modern business methods
  • Ability to ensure maximum efficiency and profitability in all departments.
  • Ability to create a customer centric environment and maximize customer service levels
  • Ability to control cash flow, stocks and assets at a level commensurate with profit requirements and satisfactory return on investment
  • Ability to manage risk and ensure audit requirement compliance
  • Ability to ensure dealer compliance to franchise standards and target requirements
  • Ability to create a high performance culture and climate in the dealership
  • Strong ability to motivate and retain talent
  • Ability to develop and encourage strong working relationships at all levels in the business
  • Ability to manage performance and deal with poor-performance immediately
  • Cultural sensitivity toward customers and staff
  • Competitive and results focused
  • Integrity and entrepreneurial flair
  • Professional
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Innovative and energetic

N.B. (Only candidates that meet the criteria will be shortlisted and contacted)

N.B. (Only candidates with Automotive Industry experience will be considered and contacted for this position