General Manager - Dorking - RH1 - RH20

£50,000 + benefits
Ref: 701 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Mar 2024

An award winning and long-standing Group of vehicle body shop company is seeking a General Manager to be responsible for a single site’s compliance with company processes and systems, dealing with day-to-day issues and leading the team. The General Manager will have excellent leadership, communication, people management and conflict resolution skills. In addition, the General Manager will have great commercial acumen and be able to manage multiple priorities to ensure business growth and smooth running.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Key Responsibilities:

  • Motivating and leading the productive and front of house teams to deliver on targets
  • Delivering and exceeding on customer expectations, in terms of repair quality and customer service
  • Creating and delivering accurate financial forecasts
  • Overseeing productive output from the workshop to meet customer needs and business targets
  • Engaging with and managing internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring site compliance with health and safety standards
  • Ensuring site compliance with vehicle manufacturer standards


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

  • Significant team leadership experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Commercial acumen: the ability to creative and deliver on commercial forecasts
  • Good IT skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to deliver within a fast-faced, high-pressure environment


Salary: circa £50,000

Benefits: Company Bonus Scheme, company car