General Manager

  • Job Reference: 12015B
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car or Car allowance, + Pension
  • Sector: Business Operations
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

General Manager North Leicestershire
Salary c£65,000 to £70,000 + Company Car or Allowance

Our client is a small but expanding SME, which is seeking to recruit a General Manager to assist with its succession planning on a 2 year fixed term contract. It is likely that you will have gained experience as a Managing Director or General Manager, COO or equivalent.

Main Purpose of Role
To work closely with the Managing Director and Senior Management Team to develop and implement a range of strategies covering the following key areas of the business:
* Finance
* Marketing
* Business Strategy
* Developing and mentoring future talent in the business
* Succession planning
* Departmental co-ordination

Main Responsibilities

* Develop and implement the company's strategic business plan covering the next three years.
* Oversee the company's financial performance against previously agreed budgets.
* Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost effective operations and market development activities.
* Identify future talent at all levels within the business and implement and monitor a structured mentoring programme.
* Take personal responsibility for mentoring and developing both the Production Manager and Company Executive.
* To undertake a review of departmental co-ordination and to develop and implement systems and processes that will enhance and add value to the business.
* Create initiatives to take advantage of market opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks, and maximise core strengths
* Ensure that all company policies and legal guidelines are communicated to all in the company and are always followed.

Person Specification

* MSc/MA in business management and administration
* Proven experience as Managing Director or other managerial position
* Proven experience of mentoring and developing people
* Excellent organisational and leadership skills
* Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
* Demonstrable experience in developing, implementing, and managing strategic and business plans
* Strong understanding of finance and measures of performance
* Outstanding analytical and problem solving abilities
* Proven experience of working in a business operating across numerous sites
* 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Interested? For further information please email your cv for the attention of Paul Mitchell to

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