General Manager

Manchester Permanent £65,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Fantatsic opportunity for someone looking to further their career
  • Autonomous role, with the ability to make a real difference to the operation

About Our Client

Our client is a major player in the logistics distribution and supply chain sector, boasting a strong network of operations across the UK. The company prides itself on its commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, providing comprehensive supply chain solutions to a diverse range of clients.

Job Description

The General Manager will be responsible for:

  • Management of the operational contracts.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to improve operational efficiency.
  • Manage and mentor a high-performing logistics team.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the facility.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients, suppliers, and stakeholders.
  • Support with and initiate new contract discussion on behalf of the business
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and support with the implementation.
  • Accountability for the P&L, including forecasting and planning.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Ensure the necessary health and safety assessment are carried out.
  • Manage the team and site to conform to ISO 9002.

The Successful Applicant

The successful General Manager should have:

  • Previous experience in running large scale distribution operation(s)
  • A track record in succession planning across your operation(s)
  • A keen interest in CI and technology innovation within the industry
  • Be able to demonstrate success in stakeholder management both internally and with customers
  • Be an innovator and not afraid to challenge the norm when implementing new ideas
  • Lead the way in supporting DE&I initiatives
  • Demonstrate successful management and planning of a P&L
  • Excellent strategic planning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Aspiring person looking to progress the operation, team and themselves.
  • Based near Manchester

What's on Offer

The General Manager will receive:

  • An attractive salary package in the region of £65,000 - £80,000 per annum.
  • Standard company benefits including pension and healthcare.
  • A chance to make a significant impact in a leading company within the transport and distribution industry

Henry Wright
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9467

Job summary

Job function
Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Henry Wright
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9467
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