Dealer Principal – UD Trucks Zululand Sales Representative: New Vehicles (Sandton) Sales Representative: New Vehicles (Kempton Park)

KwaZulu-Natal, Full Time

Job Description    

UD Trucks Zululand currently holds a vacancy for a Dealer Principal.
The position requires a high-profile, experienced, passionate person, who enjoys autonomy and is confident in achieving business growth. The focus of this role is on driving and achieving results.

Position Overview    

Should your application be short-listed, you will be contacted for an interview and/ or a psychometric assessment. If you have not received an invitation to attend an interview by 13/10/2023, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Specific Role Responsibilities    

Specifications for these positions will be discussed if a candidate is invited for an interview.

The responsibilities of a Dealer Principal include the following tasks:

Ability to deliver bottom line results while ensuring compliance to company policies and corporate governance
Ability to develop and implement strategies for growth
Strong entrepreneurial skills
Sound financial / accounting knowledge
Good business acumen
Ability to make sound business decisions
Ability to apply modern business methods
Ability to ensure maximum efficiency and profitability in all departments.
Ability to create a customer centric environment and maximize customer service levels
Ability to control cash flow, stocks and assets at a level commensurate with profit requirements and satisfactory return on investment
Ability to manage risk and ensure audit requirement compliance
Ability to ensure dealer compliance to franchise standards and target requirements
Ability to create a high-performance culture and climate in the dealership
Strong ability to motivate and retain talent
Ability to develop and encourage strong working relationships at all levels in the business
Ability to manage performance and deal with poor-performance immediately

Qualifications and Experience    
Minimum Qualifications and Experience needed:

Matric with a relevant Degree or similar
Recognised Management/ Leadership Diploma or Certificate – desired.
A minimum of five years’ experience as a Dealer Principal in a Commercial Vehicles environment within the Automotive Retail Industry.
Automate or Kerridge

Other Requirements:

Valid, unendorsed driver’s license and the ability to competently and legitimately drive.
Computer literate; highly proficient in Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word.
A working knowledge of the application of OHS, NCA, CPA, FICA and other legislation and frameworks relevant to the retail motor industry.
A working knowledge of the application of Labour legislation.
Knowledge and ability to use relevant DMS functions (Automate).

Skills and Personal Attributes    
Minimum requirement:

Communication: Able to communicate professionally at multiple levels in a professional, diplomatic, polite and rational manner even when under pressure.
Interpersonal competence; effective at working with people and building relationships.
Dealership Operations Management
Financial Management relevant to managing a business.
Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking.
Customer Centricity
Problem-solving and judgement skills
Deciding and Initiating Action
Conflict management
Monitoring and measuring
Improvement Orientation
People Management and Development skills
Persuading and Influence
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Coping with pressures and setbacks

Personal Attributes:

Energetic and self-motivated
Results driven
Someone who upholds professional ethics, principles and values.
Must be assertive and mature in outlook.
Alignment to the brand.

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