Regional Business Director

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Job Locations
CPA, Portslade

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We’re Recruiting!


As a rapidly growing Company who are leaders within the automotive aftermarket, we have an exciting career opportunity for a Regional Business Director to manage a group of Car Parts and Accessories branches within Sussex and surrounding areas.


We are looking for a high level, experienced Regional Business Director who through your proven track record of sales, business development and operational management you will provide regional leadership to a group or portfolio of distribution branches, ensuring the achievement of turnover and profitability targets in line with Group objectives.


Main duties


  • Develop business plans and sales strategies for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Provide timely feedback to the Divisional Director regarding performance
  • Maintain accurate records of all pricing, sales, and activity reports
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Branch Sales Teams (BDM, Branch Manager, Assistant Branch Manager)
  • Conducts one-on-one reviews to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement of sales activity performance.
  • Assist Branch Management Team in preparation of budget proposals and presentations.
  • Control expenses to meet budget guidelines
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
  • Ensure that all Branch Teams meet or exceed all activity standards
  • Prepare action plans by individuals as well as by team for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
  • Initiate and coordinate development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed
  • Maintain contact with all clients in the market area to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will have the experience of working within the automotive parts distribution sector and have a high level of leadership and people management experience, with evidence of performance management and staff development, ideally within a multi-site context. You must have financial acumen and a high degree of commercial common sense, with hands-on experience of handling pricing, profitability and targets (EBITDA). You will be naturally self-motivated, with high energy levels and mobility, with a positive attitude and the willingness to get hands-on involved in branch issues.


Knowledge of MAM and Allicat would be desirable however not essential.




Competitive plus opportunity to earn a performance related bonus


Work Hours


Average of 45 hours per week Monday to Friday


What We Offer!


  • 28 days annual leave, including bank holiday and opportunity to increase annual leave for time served
  • Online employee discount scheme including big discounts to local cinemas, theme park attractions, major retailers and much more
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career progression

How to Apply


If you feel you are suitable and want a rewarding career in a successful growing company please click on the link to apply, or for more information please contact


Please note, due to the high level of applicants we receive, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of submitting your application then you have not been shortlisted.


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