Careers

Rewarding careers at Citygate Volkswagen, ŠKODA 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, 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 All locations

Are you an Experienced Sales Executive looking for a new career? Would you like to join a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company to Work For?

Citygate Automotive Limited is an established Motor Group with an extensive market territory in North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. At Citygate, our passion is for our people and with over 450 employee’s, we are looking for an Experienced  Sales Executive 

to join our growing team to help us drive our business as well as their own career. Our Visions and Values demand that we are “Committed to Excellence”, and to achieve this, we recognise the importance of ensuring we provide the highest level of training and development. Recruiting, motivating, and retaining talented people is vital to our continuing success.

About the role:

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen and ŠKODA 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.

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 a sales environment? (Motor retail experience is not essential).
  • 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, Car and fuel card as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business. We have a desire to see our people develop and grow via our training academy, to realise their full potential, and ultimately be empowered and trained to better themselves and their workplace.

Hours of work are Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 6.00pm with one day off during the week and every other Sunday 11am – 5pm. To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk. To find out how you can apply for a career with Citygate, please e-mail your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

Technician All Locations

About the Position: 

Citygate Automotive are current recruiting for Motor Vehicle Technicians for various sites within the group. 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

Driver High Wycombe


About the Position:


Citygate Automotive is recruiting for a Driver for its Service department based in High Wycombe.


This role will require you to collect and deliver of customer vehicles in and around the local area.  You will be required to move vehicles around the site and co-ordinate the Forecourt display. You must be smart and presentable, have good communication skills and be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care.


Previous driving experience is necessary and you must hold a full clean UK driving license. 

  

You must hold a full UK driving licence


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


Warehouse Operatives TPS St. Albans

Our Trade Parts Specialist business is currently looking for a Warehouse Operative to work within our warehouse based in St. Albans.  


You will be required to look up vehicle parts using our manufacturer parts system, pick the parts ready for onward deliver to our trade customers. Previous experience is essential for this role.


The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 06:00 – 16:00 and alternate Saturdays 8am to 1pm


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



Showroom Manager Within Group

We are currently recruiting for a Showroom Manager across the group.


About the Position:

The role of Showroom Manager requires you to assist in managing and motivating the Sales team, ensuring that they meet sales, F&I and customer care targets. You will help to direct the sales team’s daily activities and provide help and advice as well as hands on support to achieve volume and margin objectives. You will deal with the F&I elements of the sales, by obtaining proposal information and communicating with the finance company. You will continually train and develop the sales team to ensure maximum efficiency.  


About the Person:

Ideally, you will have 


Excellent communication skills

A proactive ability to follow up

The ability to be self motivated

A conscientious approach to administration


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





Workshop Controller Colindale Service Centre

About the Position


Citygate Automotive is currently recruiting for an experienced Workshop Controller for our Service Centre in Colindale – North West London.  This is an extremely busy workshop.


This role will require you to manage the allocation of daily work for a team of technicians and to monitor progress working closely with the customer and the technical service team to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.


We are looking for a workshop Controller with a proven track record in running a large workshop.


About the Person


Ideally you will:


Be computer literate with a good knowledge of Kerridge 

Have a technical understanding of the product

Have good organisational skills

Have good communication skills

Have the proactive ability to follow up

Be self motivated as well as being a team player



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


All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.






Service Advisor High Wycombe

About the Position:


Citygate High Wycombe is currently recruiting for a Service Advisor. This position will require you to effectively deal with customer requirements for the servicing and repair of their vehicle. You will be required to meet and greet our service customers, booking service appointments, arrange courtesy cars, communicating with both the technical service team and the customer on the progress of work, whilst delivering an excellent customer service. 



About the Person


Ideally, you will have 


Excellent communication skills

A proactive ability to follow up

The ability to be self motivated

Excellent customer care skills

A conscientious approach to administration


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






Service Advisor Ruislip

About the Position:


Citygate Ruislip  is currently recruiting for a Service Advisor. This position will require you to effectively deal with customer requirements for the servicing and repair of their vehicle. You will be required to meet and greet our service customers, booking service appointments, arrange courtesy cars, communicating with both the technical service team and the customer on the progress of work, whilst delivering an excellent customer service. 



About the Person


Ideally, you will have: 


Excellent communication skills

A proactive ability to follow up

The ability to be self motivated

Excellent customer care skills

A conscientious approach to administration


To apply, please contact: recruitment@citygate.co.uk






Service Reception Manager Chalfont

About the Position


Citygate Automotive is currently recruiting for Service Reception Manager for its site in Little Chalfont. This role will require you to have a good working knowledge of both front and back of house as you will be required to assist and provide hands on supervision in all aspects of the front of house team.


Ideally this role would suit someone who has a rounded proven track record within the role.


About the Person


Ideally, you will have:


A good working knowledge of Kerridge

The ability to motivate and supervise a team

Excellent customer handling skills

Good Communication skills

The ability to work as a team and on your own initiative

Good administration skills

Proactive ability to follow up


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







Casual Driver Ruislip

About the Position:


Citygate Ruislip are recruiting for a Casual Driver.


This role will require you to collect and deliver vehicles in and around the surrounding areas. You must be smart and presentable, have good communication skills and be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care.


Previous driving experience is necessary and you must hold a full clean UK driving license. The hours of work are on a Casual basis and you will be offer hours as required by the business, therefore flexibility is required.

  

You must hold a full UK driving licence


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







Commercial Vehicles Sales Executive Wooburn Green

About the Position:

 

Citygate is currently recruiting for Commercial Vehicles Sales Executives for our site in Wooburn Green.

 

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

 






Commercial Vehicles Sales Executive Colindale

About the Position:

 

Citygate is currently recruiting for Commercial Vehicles Sales Executives for our site at 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


Hours of work are Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 6.00pm with one day off during the week and every other Sunday 11am – 5pm.

 

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