Dealer Principal
Full Time, Automotive
Please Quote Reference Number 65349
  • Rare opportunity to join AHG in a senior capacity
  • Exceptional uncapped financial rewards for a high achiever
  • Iconic & prominent city fringe site with great traffic flow & presence

  • Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) is an ASX listed company starting from humble beginnings in 1952 to now being Australasia's largest automotive retailer with operations in Auckland, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. With more than 180 franchises across Australia and New Zealand, AHG lead this dynamic and fast paced industry.

    We're seeking an experienced Dealer Principal for a once in a lifetime opportunity - leading John Andrew Ford in Grey Lynn, Auckland. The portfolio includes the iconic redeveloped Grey Lynn site as well as three service centres in Henderson and Penrose.

    John Andrew is Ford's #1 dealership in New Zealand. 2017 marked over 100 years of representing the Ford brand. Alongside its exceptional commercial performance, over the past 8 years the team made significant contributions to charities and community groups. Earlier this year, the team received global recognition as one of six dealerships to receive the Ford Salute to Dealers 2017.

    AHG Dealer Principals are known for their sharp commercial acumen and exceptional leadership abilities. Alongside support from the wider dealership network, our managers have the skill set and tool box to lead the team to success, month after month.

    We're looking for applicants with a proven track record (5+ years experience) of driving a strong and professional sales culture in a high volume dealership. Experience supporting a busy fleet department is exceptionally desirable.

    Successful applicants will also be able to demonstrate their ability to:
    • Support a culture that encourages and promotes excellence, strong sales performance, professionalism, teamwork, and accountability;
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with Manufacturers, the industry, and the Group;
    • Drive high performance and consistently over achieve;
    • Support, develop and implement process and practices that ensure customer and client expectations are exceeded;
    • Develop and lead strategic initiatives to grow the business and increase market share; and
    • Manage and maintain the profitable and efficient operation of all aspects of the business through P&L, balance sheet and KPI's.
    Internal applicants are encouraged to apply.

    An excellent remuneration package with uncapped earning potential is on offer plus access to a range of employee benefits including discounted health insurance, vehicle purchase and servicing, charity leave days and professional development /study assistance where relevant.

    If you believe you have the drive you exceed in this exciting industry, please send your CV and cover letter to Yasmin Sheriff, HR Leader:

    Automotive Holdings Group - New Zealand
    Please Quote Reference Number 65349

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