Repco - Branch Manager - Invercargill

Invercargill City, Southland, New Zealand

GPC is proud to be a winner of the 2021 AFR BOSS Best places to work award, taking out the #1 spot for Retail, hospitality, tourism and entertainment

  • Iconic brand with some incredible things happening over the next few years
  • Run a dual format business - Automotive retail & trade
  • Base salary + sales incentives & company vehicle

GPC Asia Pacific is a global leader within the automotive industry and compromises of a number of well-known automotive business - We are best known for our iconic brand Repco, however it's not always known that we have a tonne of other businesses that sit under the GPC umbrella. We have a fantastic culture across our network as well as lots of projects on the horizon - This is a particularly exciting time to be part of our team! We are a company that encourages and rewards success, and promote a strong culture of family and loyalty, demonstrated by our longest standing staff member who has worked with us over 50 years! 

The Role

In this role you will report to the Area Manager and will be responsible for the management of the Repco Invercargill team, overseeing all branch operations and the business profitability. As a dual format business looking after both Trade and Retail customers you will need to have a flair for business, managing sales targets, budgets and new initiatives, whilst also being the key point of contact for both customers and team members. Specific duties include:

  • Managing the store to increase sales and improve EBIT
  • Ensuring the store is highly competitive and attractive in the market
  • Developing staff to deliver exceptional customer service and product knowledge
  • Building strong relationships with customers to ensure continued market leadership
  • Contribute to the profitability, growth and return on investment of the company by developing and implementing strategic initiatives
  • Ensure the branch safety standards adhere to OHSE policies, procedures and legislative requirements, through effective communication with the team and an active approach to hazard identification and risk management
  • Creating a supportive and motivating environment for your team to learn and develop their skills and knowledge, whilst clearly understanding their role and accountabilities
  • Effectively manage inventory to minimise costs to the business and maximise efficiencies

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in a management position, with accountability for profit and loss statements
  • 5+ years experience within the automotive industry
  • Passionate, sociable and engaging personality who will drive our staff to succeed
  • Proven experience developing relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen in both sales and reporting
  • Excellent attention to detail

With a strong focus on internal career progression this isn't an opportunity that comes along very often! Send your CV to our Careers Team by clicking APPLY!



Type: Permanent Full-Time

Category: Automotive Trades & Services

Salary: #1 Best place to work AU/NZ Retail AFR 2021

Reference ID: AUREPNZRC002353

Date Posted: 12/08/2021

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