Chief Executive Officer

  • Job Reference: 11978
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £80,000 to £100,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Profit Bonus + Generous Benefits
  • Sector: Business Operations, Executive, Office
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11978 – Chief Executive Officer Job Spec

Location: Northamptonshire

Summary of the Role

We have a unique opportunity with our client – a leading organisation specialising in niche manufacturing / wholesale, warehousing & distribution based in Northamptonshire – who is seeking to recruit an experienced CEO to oversee the next phase in their development on a full-time permanent basis.

Part of an international group and reporting to the Chairman / President, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development of strategies & policies, and their implementation to ensure the organisation will meet the overall goals of the parent group,
  • Direct the organisation in line with the goals & vision set by the parent company,
  • Oversee & develop quality throughout the company in all areas, incl. employees, processes & products by setting goals for each department in collaboration with the department heads,
  • Partner with senior officers across the group to grow & strengthen the organisation to make it more sustainable,
  • Work with the Finance Team to ensure:
    • the preparation of the organisation’s annual budgets & rolling financial forecasts,
    • full analysis of investment plans to advise on the risk & return on investments.


The Right Person

We are seeking exceptional candidates who will inspire long-term leadership, stability and strategic growth. The right person should exhibit the following experience & qualities:

  • Demonstrable experience in senior management covering the key objectives of the role listed above, including strong financial experience,
  • Leadership skills – the ability to motivate and manage staff, overseeing senior management, managing any internal & external conflicts,
  • Excellent ability to delegate whilst retaining attention to detail,
  • The ability to use her or his good judgement to make key decisions,
  • Strong networking skills,
  • Excellent planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel & ERP Systems.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • Generous Profit-Related Bonus Scheme
  • Hours: Full-Time  
  • Holiday 23 Days + Bank Holidays (rising to 28+STAT in line with service)
  • Private Health
  • Company Pension (salary sacrifice)
  • Death-In-Service Benefit (4x salary)

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11978) on 0116 254 9404.