Regional General Manager
2 days left
Become part of the leadership team and you will get to do so much more than simply manage.You will drive changes and improvements. You will impact profitability of the business.You will lead and inspire your team
My Client are a leading distributor of complex fast moving products. With a truly UK supply chain footprint their reach is unquestionable.
This leadership role will have full responsibility for leading a team of General Managers responsible for circa. 8 sites (NDC, RDC and outbases). You will set the standards for the team and strive to continually raise the bar. Through a culture of excellence, you will drive the branches to deliver optimum performance where KPI's and annual operating profit becomes common language. Embedding a health and safety culture, and playing an active role in the environment agenda, will be top priorities whilst driving our operational strategy in a way that inspires people to deliver. In addition, you will have control of all overhead budgets for the branches including labour, fleet, and other overhead costs to maximise profitability in line with Annual Operating Profits targets. As a commercially astute individual, you will ensure the site leadership teams are aware of their financial and nonfinancial KPI's.
A key element of this post will be focussed on innovation and skill at bringing winning solutions, along with the ability to challenge and consistently drive new improvement replicating best practice across sites.
As Regional General Manager, you will be expected to deliver a culture of efficiency and maximum productivity across the branches via their leadership team, whilst ensuring that continuous improvement is embedded in all our operational processes.
This role is perfect for an experienced operational manager who possesses a strong track record in growing profitability across a multi-site environment, who can challenge the status quo and is confident in debating strategic issues & opportunities to support improved branch performance.
You will be confident in leading site teams to deliver an efficient & effective service to all our customers in line with the wider business strategy.
The ideal applicant will have proven experience of successfully managing several diversified business functions in a fulfilment environment, preferably within supply chain, wholesale, or distribution. You will possess strong man-management and leadership skills, with a track record of motivating and inspiring teams to deliver high performance and delivering excellent customer service. With strong stakeholder management skills, you will be comfortable working within a heavily unionised environment where progressive relationships are key.
To succeed in this role the Regional General Manager will be well versed in contributing to a strategic agenda and leading change programmes, inclusive of high impact transformation programmes, along with demonstrable success in identifying, developing, and retaining high performing talent.
Strong organisational, financial, and budgetary skills along with familiarity of PC packages - particularly Word and Excel programs is essential. Prior exposure to Lean methodologies and working within a six-sigma culture is to be expected.
Experience within an operations management role would be beneficial to this role as well as a background within transport, logistics, distribution, or engineering. You will have developed skills to motivate and engage teams remotely creating an enthusiastic atmosphere for improvement and positive change. You will be passionate and enthusiastic about demonstrating your leadership skills through strategic projects and cost optimisation initiatives.