The General Manager is responsible managing, growing and maintaining the effective and profitable operations of the dealership as a whole.



  • Plan dealership operation for upcoming year and present proposal to owner and stockholders
  • Organize activities or implement changes for all departments through planning and motivating to achieve objectives
  • Review and recommend enhancements for each department managers monthly forecasts and plans
  • Monitor and control general overhead expenses for the dealership
  • Conduct management meetings on a regular basis
  • Communicate dealership policies and procedures to management to ensure they understand and follow dealership practices
  • Resolve any client questions, concerns or complaints unresolved by line management
  • Establish high level of quality and teamwork among departments and ensure that every department works amicably with each other, and has effective delegation and control
  • Maintain responsibility for management personnel functions including; interviewing and hiring procedures , measuring and evaluating performance, recognizing accomplishments, and terminating employment
  • Analyze and approve salary and bonus incentive plans for all employees
  • Ensure that all departments adhere to municipal by-laws, as well as federal and other statutes
  • Represent and act as spokesperson for dealership
  • Monitor and maintain acceptable customer service levels; initiate programs to bring customers service to acceptable levels
  • Consider global perspective when setting long and short-term objectives for the dealership in keeping with manufacturer goals


  • Post secondary diploma/degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 years experience in dealership preferred
  • Solid understanding of car dealership environment, sales & finance
  • Varied business experience
  • Ability to set effective, efficient time schedules
  • Ability to prioritize workflow
  • Ability to think strategically about ways of enhancing dealership performance and productivity
  • Desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Solid focus on the importance of customer relations
  • Computer literate

Here’s a little blurb about us…

The McManes Automotive Group consists of dealerships spanning from Manitoba to British Columbia and we currently represent 13 brands of vehicles. Although our store locations are independently operated, we share the same overall culture by showing appreciation for every person that works with us. By taking care of our people, we inherently take care of our customers. We provide competitive rates, comprehensive benefit package for you (and your family) and we offer great opportunity for career advancement. In turn, our store locations will sponsor many team building and community events such as annual employee golf tournaments, comedy events, X-Mas dinner and even a kid’s X-Mas party where Santa makes an appearance with a sac full of toys. Regardless if you have a growing family or are starting a new one, we would like to offer you the opportunity to join ours!

The McManes Automotive Group is an equal opportunity employer.