General Manager

Job Description

Exclusive are proud to be working with a prominent North East business with interests in Europe to appoint a General Manager.

Due to retirement within the business, an opportunity has become available that will see you manage the full remit of depot and site operations around your local area, reporting into senior directors.

The Role

As General Manager you will be responsible for managing multiple sites across County Durham and take full responsibility for the management of cross-function teams in place.

With two direct reports, you will be accountable for the overall operational function of the sites, with a focus on leading the provision of exceptional customer service whilst maintaining operational effectiveness and compliance throughout.

This is a multi-faceted role and will see you engaging with both internal and external key stakeholders across the wider operations of the organisation. These relationships are vital to business continuity and performance and such, it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate relationships of a similar nature from previous roles.

The Person

With previous experience of working in a similar level of role, as General Manager you will be working within a demanding and challenging environment with demonstrable experience of engaging with senior management and leading diverse teams.

Experience working with Trade Unions and forging strong relationships across all levels of the workforce is key to the success of this role as is the ability to work on a multi-site capacity with experience managing multiple teams across an area.

Having worked in a position holding full responsibility for overall business function, demonstrating strong business and commercial acumen with specific oversight of:

* Finance

* P&L

* Business Management

* Commercial Objectives

* KPI’s

* Strategic Oversight

Experience in a logistics, warehousing, haulage or transport environment is not essential but would be highly desirable in this role.

This is a very diverse and challenging role but provides the opportunity for a strong, commercially focused candidate to thrive. Offering a highly competitive package and a chance to join a well-established regional brand, this is an incredibly unique opportunity. For a discussion in confidence and for additional details, contact Exclusive today.

Job Details

Type of work
Application closing date
10th February 2018
£38000 - £40000
Engineering & Technical
North East England
Town / City
County Durham
Reference Number

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