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General Manager

Cox Automotive is the world's largest automotive service company, providing solutions to our clients at every stage of the vehicle lifecycle. We help dealers, manufacturer, fleet and leasing companies
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Manheim Auctions is a core part of the Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions business. With 16 Auction Centres across the UK we provide a physical and online auction facility to buyers and sellers handling a variety of different types of vehicles.

We have a great opportunity for a General Manager position at our Wimbledon site, providing leadership and vision to the auction centre by developing long term plans aligned with the Manheim strategy.

Ensuring operating standards and financial performance of the auction site are achieved through leading and building a dynamic, high performing and innovative team operating best practice and provide excellent customer service at all times.

Role:

Taking responsibility for developing relationships with clients and for identifying and developing opportunities to build new business for the site and wider business.

Lead by example the business values, behaviours and culture, effectively communicating with the auction centre senior management team and team members to ensure understanding, our business information and results, in line with current communication practices. 

Deliver growth targets for auctions business through developing new and existing business in the area of responsibility and improving the financial performance of the existing site. 

Make strategic decisions taking into account the impact across functional and business boundaries and look for best practice and ways to ensure standardisation of service in all areas. 

Skills:

  • Strong experience managing at a senior management/leadership level
  • Proven leadership experience within a similar environment, successfully managing a large team 
  • Experience in financial, budgetary and strategy planning
  • Background in a fast paced business environment
  • Be able to delegate responsibilities, and successfully manage and develop teams
  • Be able to produce high level of quality service to team members and customers


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Perks & Benefits

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All of our team members are unique. 

That's why we offer a range of benefits to give our people the opportunity to choose what works best for them.

Here's just a few...

  • Vehicle discount

    If you need a new set of wheels, look no further. All team members can buy a vehicle through our auction centres at a discounted rate.

  • Flexible holiday

    Taking a break and switching off is important, so we offer all team members the chance to buy additional annual leave for those extra days of relaxation.

  • Points means prizes

    Our peer-to-peer reward scheme gives you the chance to say 'thank you' to your colleagues for going the extra mile. If you receive these yourself, you can swap them for a range of treats.

  • Long service

    We recognise long-term commitment with shopping vouchers and an additional week's holiday in your anniversary year.

Our Culture

What drives us? It’s the belief that every person in every role is an important and vital part of the Cox Automotive family. We offer tons of opportunities for growth. We encourage our team members to be rock stars. We aim for epic success. We are leading the way in developing cutting-edge, industry-changing solutions and technology. And we are always looking for great minds and great spirits to join us.

We know that great people can achieve amazing things when they work together, and for us, how we do things is just as important as what we do.

It is our guiding principles that direct us to be our best: Do the right thing, always. Lead by example. Bring out the best in everyone. Have fun and make today count. And do it all in the spirit of Cox.  These principles steer us in the right direction as we strive to empower people today to build a better future for the next generation

Find out more about the culture and values at Cox Automotive UK

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