• Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

General Manager

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Leeds
  • Leeds

We’re recruiting proactive and motivated General Manager for our New branch opening April 2020 in Leeds. The right individual must have a solid track record through the sales department to a min level of manager /senior product consultant or a high volume product consultant level.

About the role

As a General Manager for Arnold Clark, Europe’s largest independently owned car retailer, you’ll be committed to growing the business and never compromising on the industry-leading customer service we pride ourselves upon.

This role would be ideal for somebody with a strong personality, boundless enthusiasm for business and has a natural affinity with people. You will shape, train and motivate a successful team, helping to put Arnold Clark on the map in Leeds.

Day-to-day duties

  • Making sure that customers are receiving service of the highest quality at all times.
  • Training and coaching sales staff, making sure they deliver great service and achieve monthly sales and CSI targets.
  • A good knowledge of Car Sales is required
  • Budget management
  • Carrying out regular staff performance reviews and being involved in recruiting staff.
  • Ensuring policies, procedures and practices are adhered to.
  • Making sure that your departments are running smoothly, effectively and profitable carefully controlling volume and margin KPIs.

Essential skills

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to show leadership and direction.
  • High levels of accuracy and organisation and the ability to multi-task.
  • Confident with managing a team, while finding every opportunity to increase sales volumes.
  • Strong motivational and coaching skills, with the focus on bringing the best out of your team.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment, putting outstanding customer service at the forefront of everything you do.
  • A positive, motivated and empathetic approach.
  • A full driving licence.

In return for your sales skills, you’ll receive a competitive salary, management training, a relocation package and access to a company car.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.