General Sales Manager


Mercedes-Benz of Guildford


Competitive salary dependent on experience


Mercedes Benz of Guildford are recruiting for an exceptional candidate to join the team in this fast paced challenging role. The focus of this role will be to maximise sales and profit opportunities through the delivery of the company sales strategy.

The successful Candidate will be responsible for developing, leading and inspiring the sales team and will need to ensure that the site achieves maximum profit margins within the annual budget. You will continually review the department’s financial situation, examining all accounts, daily and weekly and taking corrective measures and actions as deemed necessary.

A key part of the role will be to enhance levels of sales customer satisfaction and retention through processes and training/development of staff. In addition, respond promptly to any customer complaints and ensure timely and correct resolution.

Additional duties include:

  • Lead and motivate the sales team, taking steps to create a professional and customer-focussed environment.
  • Take steps to increase market penetration in new, used sales and Sandown Select, in order to achieve budget.
  • Ensure Part exchange vehicles are traded-in professionally using the approved appraisal system.
  • Ensure at all times Company risk is minimised.
  • Ensure cost effective stock turn ratios.
  • Review monthly vehicle debtors to ensure company policy on vehicle debts is applied.
  • Reconciliation of management accounts.
  • Ensure sales training needs are met efficiently, in line with operational requirements.
  • Assist in the recruitment of Sales department personnel.
  • Correct use of the ITC compliance systems for any insurance or finance products sold or offered by the Company.
  • Conduct monthly ITC audit for site.

The successful candidate will have significant relevant retail motor experience in a management position and will be able to demonstrate a track record of success in a similar sized site. Candidates will need to have outstanding drive, ambition, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills and be immaculately attired.

Competitive salary and commission package, a Company Mercedes will be provided.

Job Info

Added: July 22 2022

Title: General Sales Manager

Location: Mercedes-Benz of Guildford