December 14

General Manager

December 14
We have been retained by a Northwest manufacturer of construction products to recruit a Commercially focussed General Manager. Part of a Global organisation, our client is currently looking for a General Manager to support with the growth strategy across the UK and Ireland. This role is to focus on driving improvements across the business strategically and from a sales and marketing perspective to give them a strong foundation for future growth.   You will be responsible for the following:  
  • Driving and improving business performance to meet strategic and financial goals
  • Providing overall leadership across all functions
  • Establishing, monitoring, and improving core KPIs
  • Providing a strong commercial focus for the business
  • Establishing and driving the marketing strategy from grass roots
  • Creating a product management plan to allow for a consistent and strategic approach to NPI/NPD in line with the sales strategy for the business
  • Establishing and growing the brand
  Currently a commercially focussed General Manager within a manufacturer, you will have strong sales and marketing background. You will have experience in a manufacturer of construction products and will have an established network of distributors. You will have ideally established or driven growth through branding and brand awareness and will be well versed in aligning the sales and marketing strategy within a manufacturer. Knowledge and exposure to strategically managing operations is desirable. You will be a modern thinker, proactive and innovative.   As an expanding organisation and one that is extremely entrepreneurial, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and package of between £85,000 and £95,000 plus car, pension, bonus etc. You will have the opportunity for future growth in the business alongside the expansion that you support.   Only pro-active, innovative candidates need apply.   Handley James Consulting was launched by its founders to provide clients with a quality recruitment service on a committed basis.   HJC apply unique Search and Selection techniques to all of your recruitment requirements. Irrelevant of whether this is a skilled engineering role or an executive placement we provide the same level of service to clients and candidates alike. We understand that irrelevant of discipline or level; your next career move is vitally important and we treat everyone equally.   Our key differentiators are that the founders of Handley James have both worked in manufacturing and engineering organisations themselves, they are extremely down to earth and honest in their approach and they don’t apply pressure tactics to either candidates or clients. We respect your need for time when making decisions.    
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