General Manager

Location
England, Essex
Salary
+ Exec package
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
50430633/001
Contact
Abdul Walid
Position/Level
Director, Senior Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

A leading Logistics giant is recruiting a General Manager to head up one their high-profile customer operations in the Essex Area.

As the General Manager, you will be required to work closely with your site leadership team in upskilling and further developing their operational and leadership capabilities. You will drive a can-do philosophy and imbed a culture of continuous improvement within the site operation. You will work in accordance with the company and customer expectations, ensuring service levels are met, quality health and safety standards are adhered to and legislative and budgetary targets are achieved.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the effective management of all functions, including warehouse, health and safety and facilities, HR and Finance
  • Responsible for ensuring that the ongoing operation consistently exceeds the customer's requirements in terms of service, budgeted financial goals, KPIs and operational standards
  • Provide leadership, motivation and career development to the site management team
  • Proactive in driving a continuous improvement culture; seeking out and driving improvement initiatives to ensure growth is managed successfully
  • Maintain challenging targets
  • Develop productive and effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be proactive in seeking out initiatives that ensure the contract supports the customer's business plan and supply chain strategy
  • Ability to operating in an environment where decisions and performance are under close scrutiny at regular formal customer reviews
  • Responsible for ensuring the management team drives and embeds focus on ensuring high levels of employee engagement and developing the businesses' excellent reputation

Knowledge, Experience & Requirements:

  • Must possess demonstrate senior management experience at General Management level within a high-volume warehouse and transport operation
  • Experience working within a significant site start up is preferred
  • Excellent leadership, influencing and communication skills
  • Able to build rapport, develop relationships with customers both internally and externally
  • You must be able to demonstrate a clear commercial understanding and have the ability to provide budgetary and financial controls
  • Must be able to demonstrate skills in the delivery of continuous improvement initiatives using lean processes.

This is an opportunity with a top-tier organisation who continue to rapidly grow and expand offering genuine scope and progression. As the General Manager, you will be rewarded with an excellent package and benefits to include a company car, bonus and much more.

Apply today or contact Abdul Walid on 0121 260 2561.

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