General Manager

General Manager

Circa £130,000 plus 10% Bonus, Car Allowance), 25 days Holiday, 4% Contributory Pension, Healthcare

Building Products Manufacturer

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Title: General Manager

Location: Corby

Package: Circa £130,000 plus 10% Bonus, Car Allowance), 25 days Holiday, 4% Contributory Pension, Healthcare

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior management professional to join my clients Manufacturing business as the General Manager, based in Kettering area.

This well-established construction manufacturer, they’re a part of a larger group of companies worth over £300 million. They employ 50 staff across the UK with the business doing well and in a state of growth.

The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the business, reporting directly to the board. You will have 10 direct reports with overall responsibility for 50 people across their business. This role will require someone who is at home with commercial & operational management, this includes; departmental oversight (production, engineering / technical, transport, sales) and P&L management.

The objectives for the General Manager include:

  • An excellent eye for detail.
  • Commercially aware, with experience of increasing the top line and at good margin
  • Able to lead and motivate a Sales Team
  • Good at nurturing and developing talent.
  • To lead the company commercially, and ensure that it remains market focused; in terms of product development, service offering and customer relationships.
  • Drive the company’s commercial activities including: marketing, sales, customer service and pricing.

Candidate’s Profile

The ideal General Manager will demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Experience of implementing and executing business strategies.
  • A strong leadership style that can manage a range of business functions and personalities.
  • Have previously held responsibility for several business functions including operations for at least 5-10 Years.
  • Good commercial knowledge of the Construction market.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Technically competent with a production management background
  • Directly managing the field sales team including taking the sales lead on key client meeting and making pricing decisions.

This is a rare opportunity to join an expanding company who are leading the way in this sector through innovation. Also, one where you’ll have full autonomy and no red tape to cut through.

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