A global organisation with an enviable and rich history and product portfolio in the automotive aftermarket industry is seeking to expand and grow within the UK marketplace.
As the general manager, you will ultimately be responsible for the entire business operation within the UK with a view that you will quickly grow in the managing director position.
The buck stops with you and with full P&L responsibility, you will look to create and implement a strategy that will employ all current revenue streams to look at organic growth and commercial activity within a highly competitive UK marketplace.
Alongside this will be the actual running of the business operation and its finances which you will have complete control over to look at efficiencies and areas of improvement.
Day to day, you will be overseeing a senior management team covering all areas of the business, including sales, operations, marketing and finance. With the team reporting in to you directly you will work closely with them all help implement the long-term strategic goal of growing the business.
Within any role at this level, the culture and fit of the individual becoming the managing director is vital. This is an organisation that is a friendly, yet direct and non-corporate atmosphere where important decisions are usually made as part of a wider more democratic discussion. As General Manager and MD Designate, you will ultimately have to make tough and final decisions however autocratic leaders need not apply!
Ideally you will have had recent experience in a senior management or directorship level role. Demonstrating As a managing director, you will of course have had recent experience in a senior directorship role and can demonstrate your impact on business growth.
By overseeing and being responsible for all business areas including sales, finance and operations, having had exposure to these will hold you at an advantage.
Overseeing and running a large business day to day is no easy task, wearing a number of different hats is always going to require an individual that is adaptable, organised, inspiring and above all, committed to the long term strategy and growth plans with the drive and determination to achieve more.
As the role will require you to be in and around the business most days living within a reasonable commute of the Leeds / Bradford area is ideal.
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