Sales Manager - Cockram Nissan
Christchurch, Full Time, Automotive
Please Quote Reference Number 71045
  • Proven Automotive Sales and Management experience?
  • If you want to join a respected company, here is your opportunity!
  • Join the team at Cockram Nissan

  • 2019 is going to be a ripper at Cockram Nissan. We have restructured the business and are heading into 2019 looking for a dynamic professional, to fill this sensational leadership role within our iconic Dealership.

    We are looking for someone with personality to burn, a go getter, someone who will lead by example and is prepared to put in the effort to take this battleship and the sales team to the next level.

    You must be passionate about our people and our clients, settling for nothing but the best from yourself or the team. We are a progressive family owned company and as such we have a huge sense of pride in our family members (Team) and being the largest and best Nissan representative in Canterbury.

    With the restructure, comes a new refocused management team with a clear vision and direction of being the best Nissan dealership in our beautiful country.

    You will be working with an existing team that is loyal, dedicated and motivated. They are enthusiastic about the future and are an outstanding bunch of individuals to be working with. From the Sales team, to the F & I, service and parts, through to the admin team, you will be made to feel part of the family instantly.

    As an integral part of the Management Team, this is what will be in front of you:

    The Cool Stuff:
    • Building a positive, respectful culture and a team that will be motivated by you to be better each and every day.
    • Have the leadership skills to coach, train, mentor and develop your team both professionally and personally.
    • Have fun, laugh, enjoy your role. Be the creator of a fantastic atmosphere that our people and clients will feel as they enjoy their experience, working for us or their purchasing decisions.
    • Be a trader, think on your feet, pivot as required to take a new direction at the drop of a hat, seamlessly.
    • Be part of a better now and the re-birth of Christchurch, the world's newest developing city.
    The Real Stuff:
    • Sensational people skills and the ability to build outstanding lasting client relationships with a big CRM focus.
    • Communicate effectively, with staff, clients and the Brand representatives.
    • Be target driven and focused, thriving on achieving goals and the required KPI's
    • Run a tidy, clean ship, with the dealership and cars always being immaculately presented and displayed, expecting nothing but the best, including picking the odd weed or even grooming the odd car.
    • Being able to correctly and effectively negotiate a computer and various systems within the Dealership.
    • Analysis of the sales team's sales ratios and percentages, including measurement of the daily activity.
    • Understand the complexities of cost's and profit and being able to read or have the ability to learn a P and L for your department
    • Be able to follow process and have exceptional paper keeping skills.
    This is an exciting opportunity for the right motivated person who will embrace an industry that is continually changing and lead the charge, setting an example for your team and other departments. It's a long day sitting at a computer, hiding in an office...there is an expectation that as a leader you are in amongst it, wheeling and dealing with your team and interacting with our customers, leading from the floor.

    Looking for a change or a personal restructure of your life. Apply now - it's seriously worth a chat.

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