Dealer Principal - Armstrong Prestige Christchurch

Armstrong Motor Group

Market leading, strategically located Mercedes-Benz Dealership. Only AMG Performance centre in the South Island.

  • Rare opportunity in one of NZ's most successful dealerships
  • Market leading Mercedes-Benz dealership
  • Excellent remuneration package
We have an excellent opportunity for a Dealer Principal in Christchurch, to grow NZ's leading luxury car brand - Mercedes-Benz.
This great opportunity has become available as the current Dealer Principal is relocating to Armstrong Prestige Auckland - Mercedes-Benz Botany.

Armstrong Prestige Christchurch have 1 of only 2 of the AMG Performance Centres in NZ, it has the rights to sell and service Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV).  It is a reputable, luxury market leader with its strategic location, experienced teamand a significant market share lead over our competitors.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsibility for the financial performance and position of the dealership, strategically maximising revenue
  • Identify strategic opportunities to further enhance the capabilities of the dealership
  • Ensure effective management of new and used vehicles sales across all brands
  • Manage an effective team to ensure the full support of all functions throughout the dealership
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with the company’s key stakeholders  
  • Oversee & Implement Marketing strategies
  • Ensure that corporate dealer standards are maintained
  • Oversee and enhance all aftersales activities
  • Manage and ensure exceptional customer experience
Working closely with the COO, this role comes with independence to strategically lead and drive the success of the dealership.  We are looking for your exceptional leadership and operational abilities, in addition to your proficiency at maximising customer experience and growth opportunities. 

Skills/Knowledge/Experience required:

- 2+ years exp in either a Dealer Principal or General Manager position
- 3+ years Retail Automotive Experience
- Operational and strategic knowledge primarily in Sales
- Comprehensive understanding for Parts and Service departments
- Strong communication skills

This is a great opportunity and a fantastic time to join!

Armstrong Motor Group represent the very best brands in the automotive world, giving us the largest and most diverse range of vehicles in the country.  Armstrong Motor Group is in growth phase and being nationwide and multi branded, provides our teams with diverse career progression and development opportunities.  

Apply online.
Tracey Patrick  
09) 394 8738 or 021 269 2678