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Dealer Principal

Franchise Vehicle Dealership

West Coast, Western Cape 18 February

Ikon Consulting

  • Description


  • Franchise dealership based in a town on the Cape West Coast has a great career opportunity for someone with great leadership ability to lead their dealership as DP.

    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:
    - 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.
    - Ensure all departments achieve profit margins agreed to in their objectives and control of expenses.
    - Ensure the company attains a given overall net profit per month in line with budget requirements.
    - Continually monitor the financial situation on a daily/weekly basis to achieve financial objectives via sales, service, customer satisfaction and retention.
    - 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.
    - Ensure that the franchisers’ standards and requirements are met at all times.
    - Ensure the continuous long-term viability of the Company.

    Minimum Requirements:

    - Extensive knowledge of the operational requirements of a motor dealership.
    - Previous management experience as DP at a Franchise Dealership is preferred, but candidates with other Dealership Management experience could also be considered. Management experience must be minimum of 3 years at one establishment.
    - Tertiary Qualification is preferred. (B.Comm / MBA)
    - Clear criminal record and clear credit record.
    - Strong computer and business systems knowledge. (Kerridge / Autoline / CDK)
    - Forward thinking, energetic individual who has a great understanding of current market challenges.
    - Ability to work under pressure and have strong leadership skills.

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



  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 3
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Dealer Principal

  • Recruiter

    Ikon Consulting

  • Province

    West Coast, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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