Centre Manager


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We believe exceptional people make PartsPlus an exceptional place to work and are always looking for talented people to join our growing family.

Reporting to the Directors, the Centre Manager is responsible for leading, managing and motivating the Ford PartsPlus team to achieve the agreed business plan and provide excellent Customer service. The role also carries the responsibility for strategic planning, processes and all aspects of running a successful Ford PartsPlus Centre.

Key activities include

Leading the team

  • Ensure Centre goals set by head office are achieved
  • Translate overall sales growth into challenging but achievable departmental goals, with first line management.
  • Ensure the team is motivated, recognised and incentivised
  • Create Personal Development Plans, monitor progress and provide developmental or corrective support where required
  • Create a Manpower Plan for your Centre and put a succession plan in place


  • Create and maintain a Customer centric culture in the business
  • Maintain a high level of Customer satisfaction via the team

Business development

  • Work within the identified sales strategy to increase sales revenues
  • With the team to devise and implement sales plans
  • Regularly monitor business performance. Identify opportunities for improvement and take action for any deviations
  • Analyse internal and external market data to develop an understanding of the potential sales opportunities

Systems and processes

  • Work to achieve agreed business plan and budget – controlling costs within agreed parameters including Gross Margin levels
  • Ensure compliance with business standards and processes, financial, legal and ethical guidelines (including Warranty)
  • Maintain an effective relationship with all stakeholders
  • Ensure the overall security of the stock and premises

In order to be successful for the Centre Manager position, you must:

  • Have a proven ability or aptitude for leading and motivating a team to achieve business goals in a B2B environment
  • Have a passion for providing a great Customer service experience in the Automotive industry
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be experienced at devising strategies and implementing plans

Skills you will require:

  • The ability to provide an exceptional Customer service experience
  • Ability to plan strategies and activities to grow and develop a business
  • Be sales focussed and results orientated
  • Have a high degree of IT literacy and a proficient user of MS Office. CDK/Kerridge experience desirable
  • Management experience

Why join us?

  • A comprehensive induction
  • Ongoing support and access to a number of resources to help you develop a successful and rewarding career
  • Pension Scheme

Find out more

Why not send us your details and one of our team will contact you for an informal chat to tell you more about this exciting opportunity.

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