ASSISTANT GM – Automobile

Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
Posted 9 months ago


Location: Mainland, Lagos

Remuneration: N500,000 – N600,000 pm + Coy. Bens

Our client, a multinational and one of the largest Automobile organisation in Nigeria is currently and urgently looking to take on board a very brilliant, articulate, skilled and experience AGM.

For this role you will need to have experience in the automotive/dealership industry, this is essential to be successful for the role.

If you have been working in a dealership or with vast experience of selling fleet of cars to both the private and public sectors respectively, this could be the role for you!



– You will be a key stakeholder in the business and be responsible for running the business within the brand.

– Act as a brand ambassador and build the sister brand in the retail environment.

– Influence the future specification of vehicles.

– Identify end of life vehicles from existing fleet to be defleeted and sold.

– Match vehicle specification to customer needs.

– Management of budget and vehicle sales targets.

– Report to board on progression against targets.

– Influence residual value of the vehicle in line with industry standards

– Manage self and team to be flexible when faced with changing priorities.



– Commercial vehicle knowledge – strong understanding of the industry and fundamental knowledge of vehicle specifications

– Minimum of 10 years industry experience

– Negotiation skills – maximising added value and profitability when selling vehicles.

– Influencing skills – internally with company stakeholders to manage the effective defleeting of vehicles and the internal workshops.

– Creative thinker – identifies multiple options to ensure success.

– Ability to manage up and down effectively – feedback on industry trends and other potential opportunities and challenges.

– Outcome focussed – finds a way to deliver the annual budget in line with other key objectives.

– Understanding of residual values in commercial assets

– Working in conjunction with the Marketing Director to drive inbound leads through selling platforms.

– Customer experience and referrals to drive repeat business

– Computer skills


Please do not apply for this role if you do not have automotive/use vehicle sales experience

Please send your updated resume in word format to:

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