Regional Operations Manager

West Midlands

£50k per year + 5% bonus


Sector: Automotive
Function: Sales
Contact: Steve Brookes
Phone: 01384 446114
Job Ref: 66925

Job details

Regional Operations Manager

Salary: circa £50,000 + 5% bonus

Locations: 2 roles, 1 covering Anglia and 1 covering the Midlands. Hybrid position, 1 trip a month to London based HQ

To Champion the car brand, taking ownership and responsibility for dealer performance against all targets and upholding brand values.

Main focus areas to be:

  • New car registrations versus target
  • Ensuring full dealer engagement in sales programmes
  • Maintaining company brand standards
  • Being the filter and bridge between the dealer network and MG UK

Main Activities/tasks:

  • Build good working relationships with Dealer Principals and all key line managers in the dealerships within the region, coaching and developing the dealer’s teams where needed to achieve targets and maximise the opportunity in AOI.
  • Document all agreed actions using visit reporting and track their completion.
  • Complete an accurate new car registrations forecast every week.
  • Maintain compliance with company quarterly and contractual standards ensuring that showrooms represent the brand to a high standard.
  • Ensure that every dealer completes and activates a quarterly marketing planner in-line with requirements and aligned with sales and marketing priorities.
  • Advise dealers on new car stock, ensuring that minimum stockholding is always achieved and that each dealer’s stock pipeline is sufficient to achieve target.
  • Work with each dealer to ensure that the demonstrator and courtesy car fleets are in place and maintained to the appropriate standard.
  • Lead dealer training on Sales and Aftersales through completions of a training needs analysis and ensuring all dealers are taken through the training standards.
  • Conducting new dealer / new starter training on company systems including DOL and utilising HQ training courses as necessary.
  • Manage and co-ordinate quarterly dealer meetings, utilising support from HQ as required.
  • Complete all agreed aftersales tasks on a quarterly basis in conjunction with the Head of Aftersales.

Special requirements (tools and equipment used, external contacts etc.):

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Highly self-motivated with a drive to achieve stretching targets.
  • Able to plan and manage time effectively.
  • Full driving licence.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.


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