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Posted: Monday, February 6, 2017 12:19 AM



Large established Connecticut Subaru dealership is seeking an experienced General Manager to join our dealership. We are looking to grow our sales volume and are looking for the right leader to lead the team.
The position of General Manager is responsible for the overall success of the dealership by effectively managing the dealership staff, planning and developing short and long term goals and objectives, and meeting requirements based on objectives set by upper management.

General Manager Job Responsibilities:
Hiring management positions, completing performance evaluations regularly and developing short and long-term goals for each department manager (includes administrative, sales, parts, collision and service departments).
Planning and developing short and long-term goals and objectives annually, and submitting time projections to corporate management for approval.
Effectively communicating with the controller/office manager on a weekly basis to review departmental forecasts and ensure consistency with annual projections.
Paying close attention to daily operations, recommending and creating improved courses of action where necessary.
Explaining the policies and procedures of the dealership to all employees and following up with employees to ensure that these issues are understood and followed.
Providing dealership management with weekly reports on the financial condition of the dealership.
Coordinating with the business/administrative office to ensure that records and analyses are correctly maintained.
Creating a good working relationship with lending institutions and manufacturer personnel and maintaining these relationships.
Coordinating regular meetings with the managers of each department to ensure their profitability and efficiency.
Overseeing the hiring and training of department managers.
Maintaining an enthusiastic attitude to build positive employee attitudes and morale.
Overseeing and maintaining compensation plans for employees.
Creating cost-effective advertising programs and merchandising strategies for the dealership.
Focusing on any customer complaints that department managers are unable to rectify and taking the necessary steps to resolve these complaints.

At least 3 years of previous General Manager experience in a dealership.
Must have strong leadership and organizational skills.
Ability to understand profit and loss statements and manage a large, diverse staff.
Must possess strong communication skills to deal with customers, employees and vendors
Employment is subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen

Confidentiality assured.

Our store is located in a highly populated area of the State of Connecticut. Subaru is ranked amongst the top 2 brands in the State of Connecticut and competitive market penetration is greater than 11%. Outside of Toyota, Subaru sells more cars per outlet than any other brand in the State of Connecticut - and New England.

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