Head of Business - Volkswagen,
Volkswagen Guildford, Guildford Volkswagen
Contract Type: Permanent
Excellent earning potential
Market leading employee benefits
There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.
About the role
Basic Salary: £80k OTE: £110k
We currently have an opportunity for an extremely driven and talented leader to help drive us even further as Head of Business for Guildford Volkswagen Your role as Head of Business will be to effectively manage the resources within the dealership in order to achieve business objectives including vehicle sales volumes, profitability, employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction and loyalty levels.
Responsibilities will include the following:
· Develop a customer service driven environment and culture through regular communication, team building and coaching with the managers and employees of Guildford VW
· Communicate and maintain customer service standards and measurements in line with the requirements of the Brand
· Agree objectives & work standards with department managers reviewing their performance regularly
· Develop and monitor the business plan for all sales areas with senior managers and VW UK in order to meet business objectives, profit margins and market penetration
This role will suit a senior manager with experience gained from the automotive market with well-developed management and leadership skills and the ability to adjust style and approach to maximise team and individual performance. You'll be a commercially minded business leader, recognised as having track record in identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing strategies for growth.
In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.
As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017.
If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.
Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.