Dealer Principal - Gauteng North/Pretoria
Hyundai Automotive SA
Gauteng, ZA
9d ago

Position Overview Specific Role Responsibilities3. OBJECTIVES AND KEY TASKS

3.1 Improved Profitability : -

  • To ensure all departments achieve profit margins as per their objectives.
  • To ensure Company attains an overall net profit as per budgets.
  • To continually monitor the financial situation on a daily / weekly basis to achieve financial objectives.
  • To examine all accounts, operating controls and composite figures to initiate improvement or corrective action where required.
  • To ensure high level of contact with the bank, ensuring good cash flow, overdraft and loan facilities as necessary.
  • To forecast peak sales criteria and cash requirements.
  • To monitor and control availability of vehicle and parts stock in line with customer demand and projected sales.
  • To maintain and where possible increase market penetration to meet company objectives.
  • To improve stock turnover ratios, reduce stock holding value and increase sales to meet company objectives.
  • 3.2 Customer Service and Satisfaction : -

  • To maintain a high level of customer satisfaction whilst maximising profits.
  • To improve the quality of customer service and retention by enhanced facilities, improved technical skills resulting in lower cost of ownership and improved marketing methods.
  • To ensure high standards of quality and workmanship.
  • 3.3 Cost Control : -

  • To maintain effective control of expenses in line with budget objectives.
  • To carry out monthly examination of management accounts.
  • To ensure maximum cost effective stock turnover ratios.
  • To ensure all customer invoices have been prepared and submitted.
  • To examine daily / weekly / monthly debtor situation ensuring collection of outstandings.
  • To analyse all training requirements and related costs to provide a satisfactory staff training and development programme to assure effective staff and provide job satisfaction.

    4.1 Capital Expenditure : -

  • Limited only by resources
  • 4.2 Personnel : -

  • Ultimate authority in recruitment and dismissal of Staff.
  • 4.3 Operational : -

  • Authorised to operate the Company to meet shareholders' requirements and expectations.
  • 5.1 Staff : -

  • To establish and agree labour and staff requirements with directors and line management.
  • To ensure training needs are met and accurate records kept to maximise possible grants.
  • To operate staff performance appraisal system and ensure action taken on results.
  • To establish and review operation of salary scales and incentive schemes.
  • 5.2 Administration : -

  • To ensure that the Company is operated correctly within the law.
  • To review all departmental activities and reporting systems.
  • To ensure Company operates incentive schemes in line with Manufacturers' recommendations.
  • To ensure that adequate safety and security measures have been installed to protect Company personnel and property.
  • 5.3 Communications : -

  • To maintain good liaison with directors and line managers.
  • To ensure direct liaison with manufacturers, professional bodies, suppliers, statutory representatives and all other contacts.
  • 5.4 Marketing : -

  • To plan and oversee the completion of sales campaigns, advertising and promotional activities and to ensure their cost-effectiveness.
  • To instigate research into customer satisfaction and requirements for improvement.
  • 5.5 Finance : -

  • To keep financial structure of the Company under constant review.
  • To review all pricing policies, sales discounts, fleet discounts, parts pricing and labour rates.
  • To monitor Labour Performance against known standards. Qualifications and Experience. At least 5 year experience in the same or similar role
  • Financial Qualification (Pref) or extensive financial experience
  • Matric / Equivalent
  • FICA, FAIS & CPA knowledge Skills and Personal Attributes6. EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
  • Knowledge and experience of the retail motor industry of the highest level.
  • Skills, experience and knowledge of modern business methods and controls.
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