Cavanaghs of Charleville Ltd. is one of Munster’s leading dealerships, and is based on the Limerick Road, Charleville, Co. Cork. It’s a Main Ford Dealer & Transit Centre and also has a significant Aftersales and Parts business including the Hyundai aftersales agency. It has won the Ford Chairman’s Award of Excellence multiple times within the Ford Network, a current Deloitte Best Managed Company and also is a past winner of the prestigious Franchised Dealer of the Year Award from the SIMI. The company currently employs 50 full time staff.

We are currently taking applications for the full-time position of:

General Manager

  • Responsible for overseeing departments and giving operational and strategic direction
  • Drive company towards attainment of monthly and quarterly targets in Sales, Aftersales, Bodyshop and Parts
  • Assist departmental managers in daily operations and help to define process improvement
  • Understand and develop budgetary process within all departments
  • Report to board on company performance and review future objectives
  • Oversee property development to maintain company position at forefront of Irish Motor industry

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Previous Motor Industry experience essential
  • A Management/Accounting/Business background preferable
  • A broad level understanding of the different functions within a company (Accounts, Sales, Operations, Marketing, IT, HR)
  • Strong numeracy and communication skills
  • The ability to build and motivate a large team

In return the company can provide a stable, industry-leading and dynamic environment in which to work. The successful candidate will have access to a company car, a competitive salary and a managed pension plan. The end-date for receipt of applications is currently not set. Interested parties can forward their CV with a cover letter in confidence to: