Managing Director UK

Page Executive
South East
Attractive package
17 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
Executive Management
Contract Type
  • High growth business
  • Outstanding opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is a €14bn operation and recognised as an international market leader in the sale and supply of industrial consumables to the engineering, automotive, metal fabrication and construction sectors. The UK subsidiary has attained considerable success generating revenues in excess of £55m and employing c500 staff. This sales and service focussed business is entering an exciting phase in their development with a mandate for growth resulting in the need to appoint a Managing Director for the UK business

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Vice President of the Group, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and deploying a business strategy focussed on sustainable profitable growth.
  • Ensuring the UK business attracts, develops and retains key talent across commercial and operational functions.
  • Managing all sales and service operations across the UK business, whilst taking full responsibility for P&L and reporting to the Group Board.
  • Managing and building key relationships with new and existing clients and overseeing all major bids and contracts
  • Overseeing the on-going development of a culture for the business focussed on sales and customer service.
  • Assessing and analysing new market opportunities that could support growth and further market penetration.

The Successful Applicant

Prospective candidates will be of graduate calibre, entrepreneurial in style, with a demonstrable track record of success operating in sales/commercial leadership roles gained in B2B sales and service businesses. Full p&l experience with a multi-channel sales/business development background would be advantageous. Of equal importance are excellent leadership skills coupled with a strong commercial awareness that will ensure the UK business attains high growth and maximises market opportunities

What's on Offer

Attractive package

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

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