Dealer Principal

Posted 2 years ago

Our well known Motor dealership client based in Ekurhuleni, is looking to employ a DP with German Brand experience.

Job Description

The Dealer Principal is fully responsible for the management of the Dealership, which includes:

• Ability to deliver bottom line results while ensuring compliance to company policies and corporate governance

• Ability to develop and implement strategies for growth

• 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, stock 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 attract, 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

Position Overview

This position is regarded as a key senior management role and it would be expected that the individual will properly manage the dealership and ensure profitability of the branch.

Specific Role Responsibilities

Qualifications and Experience

• 5 Years Dealer Principal experience – Essential

• Must have experience in German Brand

• Basic business and financial acumen

• Sound knowledge of manufacturer and Distributor requirements.

• Experience in other franchises will be advantageous

• Knowledge of governance and compliance regulations and requirements

• Fully computer literate

• Motor industry trading experience

• Entrepreneurial skills

• Excellent communication and customer service skills

• Sound understanding of sales, service and parts

• Good administrative skills


Skills and Personal Attributes

• Action orientated

• Ability to work under pressure

• Ability to work both in a team and independently

• Strong values; principles and business ethics

• Cultural sensitivity toward customers and staff

• Competitive and results focussed

• Integrity and entrepreneurial flair

• Reliable and responsible

• Innovative and energetic

Job Features

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