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Career Opportunity: Dealer Principal - EE - Cape Town in Western Cape


Franchise dealership based in Cape Town has a great career opportunity for someone with great leadership ability to lead their dealership as DP. This is an EE post and the client is looking for someone with specific brand experience.

The Dealer Principal is responsible for the overall business performance of the dealership in terms of profitability and customer satisfaction.


Key Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Establish and maintain adequate and skilled staff efficiency to meet given sales requirements in all the departments, in order to create maximum profitability for the company, whilst giving total customer satisfaction.
  2. Ensure all departments achieve profit margins agreed to in their objectives and control of expenses.
  3. Ensure the company attains a given overall net profit per month in line with budget requirements.
  4. Continually monitor the financial situation on a daily/weekly basis to achieve financial objectives via sales, service, customer satisfaction and retention.
  5. Personally examine on a monthly basis all accounts, operating controls and composite figures for accuracy and to initiate improvement or corrective action promptly where required.
  6. Ensure that the franchisers’ standards and requirements are met at all times.
  7. Ensure the continuous long-term viability of the Company.


Minimum Requirements:

  1. Extensive knowledge of the operational requirements of a motor dealership.
  2. Current or very recent (no longer than 6 months out of this role)  management experience as DP at a Franchise Dealership.
  3. Management experience (DP) must be minimum of 3 years at one establishment.
  4. Tertiary Qualification is must. (B.Comm / MBA)
  5. Clear criminal record and clear credit record.
  6. Strong computer and business systems knowledge. (Kerridge / Autoline / CDK)
  7. Forward thinking, energetic individual who has a great understanding of current market challenges.
  8. Ability to work under pressure and have strong leadership skills.


Package includes Basic Salary + company car + incentives + medical aid + provident fund.


Submit CV to ilse@ikonconsulting.co.za and list DP in your subject text to me.Thank you. If you don't hear from us within a week, please consider your application as not short listed to continue the recruitment process. Thank you for understanding.


Region: Western Cape
Industry: Automotive
Published: Wed, September 01, 2021
Apply before: Fri, October 01, 2021


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Closing date for applications: Fri, October 01, 2021


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