Group Bodyshop Manager

  • Category: Passenger Cars: Management
  • Location: Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: £93,400 - £107,400 (OTE £134k)
  • Benefits: Company Car, Housing Provided, Annual Air Ticket, Healthcare, Annual Performance-based Bonus
  • Job Ref: 1479

Role Details

Are you an experienced leader in the automotive industry with a proven track record in leading and developing multiple body shops (accident repair centres)? Do you possess exceptional leadership and business development skills? If so, we invite you to join our Client’s team in Saudi Arabia as a Group Bodyshop Manager.

As the Group Bodyshop Manager, you will direct all body shop activities, drive continuous profitability, and ensure operational efficiency. Your role will involve developing strategic plans, setting KPIs, implementing policies, and overseeing the management of inventory and administrative processes. Additionally, you will lead a team, set performance objectives, and guide to ensure achieving performance goals.


  • Develop strategic plans for the Body Shop Department in alignment with the group’s objectives.

  • Monitor operational KPIs and provide recommendations for streamlining operations.

  • Supervise the implementation of policies and procedures to enhance performance.

  • Coordinate with stakeholders for insurance-related activities and maintain positive relationships.

  • Oversee inventory management and ensure adequacy of body shop equipment and tools.

  • Monitor industry trends and recommend improvements to existing processes and policies.

  • Manage financial responsibilities, including budget formulation and adherence.

  • Lead workforce planning and talent acquisition efforts for optimal operational efficiency.

  • Provide mentoring and coaching for professional and behavioural development.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing manufacturer-approved vehicle bodyshops, with at least five years in a leadership/strategic position.

  • Proven vehicle body repairs, service and maintenance, performance management, and business development expertise.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • An entrepreneurial mindset


Our Client values expertise, dedication, and innovation. As a Group Bodyshop Manager, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of professionals, shape operational strategies, and contribute to the growth of the Bodyshop Division. We offer a competitive compensation package, a supportive work environment, and professional development and growth opportunities.

If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for excellence and a proven background in the automotive industry, we encourage you to apply.

Start Date: June 2024