General Manager/ MD
FMCG / Consumer Goods - FMCG Food / Drink
££80k - £90k

Job Title: 
General Manager/ MD
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
FMCG / Consumer Goods
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
££80k - £90k
Bonus: 
Full Exec Package. 50% bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
GM/896/52
About this position: 

Our client is a leading British Food group who manufacture a range of Private label added value chilled and frozen foods and enjoy a leading market share across UK Grocery and foodservice channels. They are looking to appoint a general manager to lead a c.£50m turnover business unit -Excellent opportunity for a commercial astute food executive looking for their first rounded General Management position.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the group MD you will have complete responsibility for business unit performance (c.£50m P&L/ 300+ staff) and focus on increasing both commercial and operational performance.

 

  • Will lead the BU leadership team with 6 Direct reports including Commercial, NPD, Operations, HR and Supply Chain with additional support from group functions.

 

  • Will engage with and create collaborative relationships with customers at the highest level to ensure long and short-term targets are achieved.
The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated you will have a successful track record within the food sector with the ability to prove you can increase profitability by creating long term successful/ collaborative relationships with British customers

 

  • The ability to lead a multi-functional team with excellent customer facing communication skills and a solid understanding of both commercial and technical requirements of UK customers.

 

  • Will be keen to join a growing British business and be committed to delivering long-term success and leadership to a focussed business unit.