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General Manager

  • Location: Purfleet
  • Salary: £65,000 to £80,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 23 days ago
  • Company: Robertson recruitment

One of our most prestigious clients near Purfleet is looking for a dynamic, passionate General Manager.

Who is our client? Our client is the leading 3PL - they have exciting future plans for which they need a driven and experienced General Manager to implement.

What is this site like? This is a multi-user FMCG site with aggressive expansion plans. The operation is fully composite with warehouse and transport, servicing a number of blue chip clients. There is opportunity to develop and progress within a network of sites into national roles.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the General Manager duties include:

  • Managing the composite team across transport and warehouse in order to maximise productivity
  • Driving forward changes to improve efficiency across the network of multiple customers
  • Liaising with new customers and building strong relationships with the company board - you must regularly provide updates on the status of new contracts
  • Leading your direct reports over stock, transport, warehouse and planning to take ownership over their respective areas
  • Extending existing commercial relationships in order to add shareholder value and strengthen
  • People processes: developing direct reports and promote a positive employee culture to minimise turnover
  • Ensuring that the site is legally compliant with the O-license and leading forward H&S

General Manager Requirements:

  • A proven track record of delivering results at General Manager/ Senior Operations Manager level
  • Experience of managing a composite site (in house transport as well as a warehouse)
  • FMCG logistics experience
  • The dedication to work hours necessary according to business needs
  • High level networking and relationship building skills with senior stakeholders
  • Previous experience managing large commercial budgets

General Manager Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ranges from £65,000 - £80,000 (dependent upon experience)
  • Private health insurance (family cover)
  • Company car
  • Good pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work with a prestigious client base
  • The chance to work on new contracts
  • The chance to work autonomously in driving forward a large site
  • Career development opportunities across a much larger network