Position: General Manager (Service , Unionised and B to C experience )
Location : LONDON
Salary £60- 65K with package and bonus
Are you a General Manager with total responsibility for your business – Do you have experience with unions, strong with Lean, understand Transport and the transport industry? Do you have good experience and a strong understanding of Engineering, engineers & drivers with good business transformation / strong business Practices and excellent with Change Management, if so please read on
The company: Fantastic organisation and a superb time to join my client, changing their brand, delivering all around the UK , a change and commercial re-structure is happening and what comes with these positive changes has to be an even more successful business. My client are a household name and service the UK the public
The Role: This role is all about very strong General Management, Leading a business within the Transport sector. You will need to demonstrate leadership in the broader sense of the word and not a number within a large business where systems / processes are all in place and take care of themselves. This role requires a General Manager who makes these decisions, implements change and is accountable for the P&l. With Operational and Engineering managers under you the role requires an individual who is very much at home with running a business across all areas and loves leading from the front as well as being strategic with strong commercial decision making. My clients expect their GM’s to have exceptional all round General management from knowing the region, knowing the stakeholders, working with unions, experienced in lean and thinking outside the box is key. A good GM needs to plan 12- 24 month, not just for today so experience and being able to demonstrate planning strategically is essential. As General Manager you will lead the management and development of the people within the depots, operations, engineering, commercial and stakeholder management structure, ensuring that all legal and regulatory standards are met and maintained.
- Business Transformation experience
- Transport , Engineering , Consumer Service Sector
The Ideal Candidate: You must be entrepreneurial, commercial and ideally come from an industry that is involved servicing the Consumer – B2C and B2B you will have to demonstrate you have been heavily hands on with sales , commercials , marketing and taken direction / involvement rather than have others leading the way. Remember my client wants a GM to know all about their business and region. As General Manager you will be a strong strategic and operational professional and have the ability to man manage people and drive performance.
Knowledge of HSE
Be experienced in supply chain management
Have a Logistics and Transport background
Deal with P+L
KEY WORDS: General Manager , Regional Operations Manager , MD , Area MD , Rail , Unionised , Coaches , Transport , Airports , Airways, Logistics