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Rewarding careers at Citygate Volkswagen, ŠKODA, Kia and Volkswagen Van Centres.

At Citygate, we are committed to investing in our employees and providing a challenging yet rewarding working environment, we’re also a Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2014 and 2015!

We recruit for a wide variety of roles across our five Volkswagen franchises, two Volkswagen van centres, two ŠKODA franchises, new Kia franchise, our stand-alone service centre, head office, fleet sales department and extensive Trade Parts Specialist (TPS) operation.

Many of our employees have been working with us for more than 10 years with several having clocked up in excess of 20 years with the company, we are proud to boast as many as two/three generations of families who work for us which reflects our commitment and dedication to the people who make the Citygate brand so successful.

Whilst our current vacancies are listed below, please feel free to send us a speculative application and we shall endeavour to contact you if a role becomes available which we feel would suit you.

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Sales Executive - Ruislip Ruislip


Sales Executives Required

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?

 

We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our showroom in South Ruislip.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Passenger Cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a Competitive Salary with a Car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Motor Vehicle Technician - Ruislip Ruislip


Motor Vehicle Technician

Salary is dependent on experience

 

About the Role

Citygate Ruislip are currently recruiting for Motor Vehicle Technicians. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of passenger cars.  Previous experience is required for this role and working with a similar brand is desirable. We are also seeking a technician at a more senior diagnostic level.

You must hold a full UK driving licence

About the Person

Ideally, you will have

An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential

A proven track record in your field

The ability to be self-motivated to achieve targets

A good team player

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

 

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk



Sales Executive - Slough Slough


Sales Executive required for our brand new SEAT/Skoda Branch in Slough

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?


We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our brand new, state-of-the-art showroom in Slough.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell SEAT and Skoda cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a competitive salary with a car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: academy@citygate.co.uk

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Service Advisor - Chalfont Chalfont

We are looking for a Service Advisor to join our team at Citygate Volkswagen Chalfont

 

About the Position

Responsibilities Include:

- Communicating with customers regarding vehicle problems, insurance questions, and warranty issues.

- Maintaining positive relationships with customers to ensure their return.

- Applying extensive knowledge of products and services to advise customers and answer questions.

- Keep customer updated on vehicle status and ensure the vehicle is ready to the higest standard and on time for the customer.

- Liaising with Technicians and Parts Department to ensure the correct parts are available when necessary.

- Process customer payments.


About the Person 

Ideally, you will have 

- Previous experience in a Vehicle Servicing Department or simular.

- A positive attitude and and outgoing nature.

- Strong communication skills and confidence when dealing with customers.

- You must hold a full UK driving licence.


To apply please forward your CV to: academy@citygate.co.uk

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Sales Executive - High Wycombe High Wycombe


Sales Executive Required

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?

 

We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our showroom in High Wycombe.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Passenger Cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a Competitive Salary with a Car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Sales Executive - Chalfont Chalfont


Sales Executives Required

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?

 

We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our showroom in South Ruislip.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Passenger Cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a Competitive Salary with a Car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Sales Executive - Watford Skoda Watford


We are looking for a Sales Executive to join the team at Citygate Skoda Watford

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?


We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our showroom coming soon in Slough.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell SEAT and Skoda cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a competitive salary with a car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: academy@citygate.co.uk

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Service Advisor - Colindale Colindale

We are looking for a Service Advisor to join our team at Citygate Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Colindale

 

About the Position

Responsibilities Include:

- Communicating with customers regarding vehicle problems, insurance questions, and warranty issues.

- Maintaining positive relationships with customers to ensure their return.

- Applying extensive knowledge of products and services to advise customers and answer questions.

- Keep customer updated on vehicle status and ensure the vehicle is ready to the higest standard and on time for the customer.

- Liaising with Technicians and Parts Department to ensure the correct parts are available when necessary.

- Process customer payments.


About the Person 

Ideally, you will have 

- Previous experience in a Vehicle Servicing Department or simular.

- A positive attitude and and outgoing nature.

- Strong communication skills and confidence when dealing with customers.

- You must hold a full UK driving licence.


To apply please forward your CV to: academy@citygate.co.uk

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Credit Controller Colindale

We are looking for a Credit Controller to join our Accounts Team at Citygate Colindale

 

About the Position

Responsibilities Include:

- To maintain credit control procedures 

- To process Bacs and Cheque payments received and allocate payments against customer accounts 

- To produce regular debtors reports and any other information requested within agreed formats and time scales 

- To resolve customer queries through communication with relevant departments 

- To chase up overdue customer payments by phone, or in writing 

- To deal with overdue debts via County Courts or debt recovery agency 

- To process and forward statements to customers on a monthly basis 

- To deal with new account applications-including credit checks and references To monitor and review credit limits with the Accountant 

- To manage and reconcile E-Dynamics account To ensure all clearing accounts are zero on daily basis 

- To ensure all Self Billing accounts are up to date 

- Accurate processing of Service and Parts Banking 

- To review Cash Debtors with the Managers on weekly basis 

- Accurate Processing of Agency Credit Notes and monthly review of Agency Accounts 

- To provide holiday cover 

- To provide any adhoc help as and when required by the accountants 


To apply please forward your CV to: rao.akinepally@citygate.co.uk and recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Accounts Assistant Colindale

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our Accounts Team at Citygate Colindale

 

About the Position

Key Tasks: 

- Cash allocation of parts and service sales banking 

- Review cash debtors on a weekly basis 

- Process supplier and seif-billing invoices 

- Process credit card refunds 

- Bank and supplier statement reconciliations 

- Provide adhoc help and holiday cover in a busy and high volume department


To apply please forward your CV to: rao.akinepally@citygate.co.uk and recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Product Genius - Slough Slough


Product Genius Required for our New SEAT/Skoda Branch in Slough


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Are you customer-focused with strong communication skills?


We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our team at our newest dealership.

 

About the role

This position will require you to gain extensive knowledge of SEAT and Skoda cars so that you can answer customer questions and thoroughly explain our products. You will need to be confident and customer-focused with an approchable attitude and most importantly, a smile.

 

About the Person

* Are you highly motivated and willing to learn?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Are you looking to start your career within the automotive industry with a genuine passion for our products?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a competitive salary and an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.


To apply, please email your CV to: adam.mcdowell@citygate.co.uk

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IT Support Engineer - Ruislip Ruislip


IT Support Engineer Required


9-5.30 Monday - Friday with flexibility required outside of these hours.

Salary in the range £25-£27.5K plus car.

 

We are a respected motor dealer group representing a premium franchise in 10 locations in the M40 M1 corridor.


It is vital to the success of our business and the company is investing further in its IT infrastructure. There is a user community of over 400, all using the company’s IT services. In light of further investment being made in Cloud-based solutions and the continued growth of the business, we are looking to recruit a highly capable and confident IT professional to support our business.


The role will involve supporting the users, supporting hardware installs, liaising with key 3rd party providers to ensure the smooth day to day running of the business.


Travel is an essential part of the job as is flexibility and availability to support the business. The candidate must be familiar with MPLS networks, Office 365 Cloud apps as well as a knowledge of CISCO networking hardware and be able to diagnose and fix hardware as well as install new hardware.


You will be in a role looking to expand and grow your skills and take the lead role in the company on IT matters.


To apply please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

 
Sales Executive - Watford Watford


Rental Agent

Based a Citygate Volkswagen Watford

£18k - £22k plus bonus


About us

 

Citygate Automotive Limited are a leading Motor Retail Group and we are dedicated to providing an excellent customer experience where we always striving for the highest standard of service.  We have expanded our business to include a new Volkswagen Financial Services product Rent-A-Car which is a very innovative rental programme with an ambitious future strategy.

 

The Role

 

A Rental Agent primary responsibility will be to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the Rent-A-Car department.  You will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the department through the development of sales to both retail and local corporate customers, whilst ensuring you deliver excellent customer service.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with the general public and corporate clients on the phone and in person
  • Processing payments and ID checks correctly, including pre-authorisation/card details/ credit checks etc.
  • Monitor daily desktop reports, vehicle availability, utilisation, excess mileage etc.
  • Resolving problems and delivering outstanding customer service
  • To increase the number of local corporate accounts within the designated area
  • Identify new potential sales areas
  • Vehicle status management/weekly audit of vehicles
  • Administration of maintenance on all vehicles
  • Action local marketing/advertising strategy

 

Person Specification: 

  • Previous experience ideal but not essential as full training will be given
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers, internal departments
  • Must hold a clean UK or EU driving licence
  • Have a strong customer service ethic with great people skills.
  • Be positive and have a sales focused attitude

 

If you have the talent and desire to see your ideas and determination translate into success, then we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV and a covering letter to gary.stagg@citygate.co.uk and recruitment@citygate.co.uk

 



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Workshop Manager - Ruislip Ruislip


Workshop Manager

 

About the Role

We are looking for a professional and dedicated individual to take the role of Workshop Manager at our Citygate Volkswagen Ruislip branch. You will work closely with the General Manager and will be responsible for planning and co-ordinating Workshop activity to meet customer requirements and maximising Workshop utilisation and profitability. You will lead a team of technicians as well as taking a productive role within the workshop to complete MPI's and repairs.


Key Tasks Will Include: 

- Ensuring customer database is updated and accurate.

- To identify potential warranty claims as per manufacturers requirements.

- Manage stock and liaise with Aftersales to order parts.

- Completing job cards.

- To use brand specialist tools and perform workmanship to the highest standard.

- To undertake performance reviews and initiate training where needed.


About the Person

Ideally, you will have

- Experience within the Workshop environment

- An understanding of management and training techniques

- Awareness of Health and Safety policies 

- The ability to be self-motivated to achieve targets


To apply please email your CV to: nitesh.mistry@citygate.co.uk



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Driver - Slough Slough


Driver Required

 

We are looking for a professional and reliable person to join the team at our brand new SEAT/Skoda dealership in Slough.

 

About the role

Day to day duties will include collecting and delivering customers vehicles, moving vehicles on site, fueling vehicles and general driving duties. 

 

About the Person

* Are you able to communicate effectively with customers to deliver a professional service?

* Are you reliable, time conscious and efficient?

* Do you hold a full UK driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?


To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Sales Executive - Slough Slough


Sales Executive required to join the team at Citygate Kia Slough

£40k OTE plus car & fuel allowance


Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual?  Would you like earn a £40k OTE plus a company car and a monthly fuel allowance?


We are looking for passionate, experienced and dynamic people to join our Sales Teams at our brand new, state-of-the-art showroom in Slough.

 

About the role

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Kia cars to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

About the Person

* Do you have a flair for selling?

* Are you highly motivated and target driven?

* Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?

* Do you have a proven track record within an automotive sales environment?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

* Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 

If so, we can offer you a competitive salary with a car and fuel as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

 

Other benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Life assurance of 3 x annual salary
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Tax Free Childcare vouchers

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Technician - Slough Slough

About the Position: 

We are currently recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technician to join the team at Citygate Kia Slough. This role requires you to carry out general servicing and mechanical repairs to the vehicles that come into our Service Department.


You must hold a full UK driving licence.


About the Person 

Ideally, you will have 

- An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential

- A proven track record in your field

- The ability to be self-motivated to achieve targets

- A good team player


To apply please forward your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Showroom Host - Slough Slough


Weekend Showroom Host required to join the team at Citygate Kia Slough

 

About the role

The role will involve meeting and greeting all customers and liaising with the relevant department for them to be transferred to. Engaging with customers whilst they are browsing or waiting to been seen by a member of the team.


Hours of work would be on Saturday from 8.30 am until 5.30 pm and on Sunday from 10 am until 4 pm.

Salary: £8.55 /hour.


About the Person

* Are you friendly and approachable?

* Do you have a years experience within a customer service role?

* Are you reliable and punctual?

* Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Technician - Colindale Colindale

About the Position: 

We are currently recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technician to join the team at Citygate Colindale Van & Service Centre. This role requires you to carry out general servicing and mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars or Commercial Vehicles.  Volkswagen / Audi experience is preferable for this role.


You must hold a full UK driving licence.


About the Person 

Ideally, you will have 

- An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential

- A proven track record in your field

- The ability to be self-motivated to achieve targets

- A good team player


To apply please forward your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Commercial Vehicles Sales Executive - Colindale Colindale

About the Position:

 

Citygate is currently recruiting for Commercial Vehicles Sales Executives for our site in Colindale - NW London.

 

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to our customers. The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives. You will be required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products and related processes.

 

This role will require you to hold a full UK Driving License.

 

 

About the Person:

 

Ideally, you will have:

Excellent communication skills

Flexibility

A proactive ability to follow up

The ability to be highly motivated to achieve targets

Excellent customer care skills

A conscientious approach to administration


 

To apply please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

 








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Apprentice Vacancies All Locations

Apprentice Vacancies


Do you want an exciting career in the motor industry?

We are currently recruiting for Apprentices throughout our Group in the following areas:

- Motor Vehicle Technicians for Cars and Vans
- Service Advisors
- Parts Advisors
- Bodyshop



Working closely with our training providers, we will support you through your Level 2 and Level 3 training and qualifications.


To apply you must have obtained a minimum of Grade C GCSE in English, Maths and Science.


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please forward your CV and contact details to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk



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