General Manager

South East England Permanent £70,000 - £80,000 per year
  • An opportunity to make an impact and grow your career.
  • Senior logistics leader required.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading FMCG distributor.

Job Description

The role of the General Manager is to oversee the management and smooth running of the daily operation. Based at our clients operation in the Southern Home Counties, you will be responsible for the site leadership and people related development through the management team and their respective people managers, as well as improving overall performance on all environmental health and safety (EHS), service and cost related KPIs and standards, as required. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor KPI performance against service, compliance, productivity and cost in line with targets and where relevant ensure the implementation of actions to reverse areas of under-performance.
  • Prioritise tactical actions to improve service and cost performance within the site.
  • Provide dynamic leadership, motivating people to deliver excellent performance through their team members.
  • Ensure the site is operating in accordance with compliance standards.
  • Champion and lead the health and safety culture which ensures safe processes, procedures and behaviours, as well as continuous improvement through best practice activities.
  • Responsible for building relationships with key customers.
  • Champion and lead DE&I, embracing an open dialogue and collaboration as part of the sites culture.

The Successful Applicant

The successful General Manager applicant will be based in the Southern Home Counties and be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Previous experience in leading a large scale, complex and fast pace logistics operation.
  • Be data led in your approach, with good analytical and commercial awareness
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with a track record in building collaborative teams.
  • Leading with an operational excellence and growth mindset.
  • Self-motivated with good judgement and decision making qualities.
  • Project management skills would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £75,000 - £80,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus potential
  • Pension contributions
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays



This is an exciting opportunity for a General Manager to make a significant impact. We encourage all suitable candidates to apply for this role.

Contact
Dean Rose
Quote job ref
JN-052024-6415082
Phone number
+44 20 7269 2403

Job summary

Job function
Logistics
Subsector
Warehousing Management
Sector
Transport & Distribution
Location
South East England
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Dean Rose
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2403
Job reference
JN-052024-6415082