This exciting opportunity exists within our Cheltenham Audi Centre with Blade Group.
**Please note: All candidates must follow the on-line application process**
Audi is a manufacturer of exquisite cars – beautiful, sophisticated machines that embody technological perfection. Our success is built on our core values of creativity, commitment and enthusiasm, and keeping our customers' desires at the heart of everything we do. We strive to lead the way through constant innovation, setting new standards that define Vorsprung durch Technik.
Job Purpose: To effectively manage the resources within the Audi Centre to achieve the required business objectives including sales volumes, profitability, employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction and loyalty levels.
As an Audi Head of Business, your Key Objectives will be:
Develop a customer service driven environment and culture through regular communication, team building and coaching with the managers and employees of the Audi Centre.
Communicate and maintain customer service standards and measurements in line with the requirements of the Brand.
Provide clear leadership by ensuring the vision and objectives for the business are understood and communicated by the Audi Centre team.
Recruit, train and develop department managers in line with organisational requirements.
Agree objectives and work standards with department managers and review their performance on a regular basis.
Develop and monitor the business plan for all sales areas with senior managers and Audi (UK) in order to meet business objectives, profit margins and market penetration.
Formulate and agree marketing activities and budgets for the Audi Centre in order to create and maintain brand awareness.
Ensure that Audi Franchise operating standards, policies, procedures and financial controls are regularly monitored and reviewed in order to maximise the business performance.
Ensure that all staff are aware of Health and Safety requirements and regularly review with departmental managers in order to comply with Health and Safety regulations.
Liaise on a regular basis with Audi (UK) representatives and Company senior management to review key performance indicators of the business.
Ensure the business adheres to current UK legislation
Key Skills and attributes
Communication - Oral and Written
Interpersonal and Relationship Building
Motor Industry Legislation
Local Business Market
Dealership / Franchise systems, procedures and working practises, IR Policies on Finance, Personnel, Health and Safety and ISO9002
Interpretation of Accounts
Proven track record in Dealership Management at General Management level
**Strictly no Agencies**