General Manager

General Manager / Lowestoft / Permanent / Salary £neg + excellent benefits package
We are currently assisting a Lowestoft based manufacturing company in their search to find an experienced, commercially astute General Manager. You will be supporting their UK operation and be responsible for implementing a strategic plan to take the business forward in terms of growth and profitability. The ideal candidate will have a hands on approach to their work and liaise with major stakeholders to develop a sales and marketing strategy to boost profits.
Duties will include but not be limited to:
• Managing the company to accomplish goals and profits
• A strong focus on developing sales and marketing to boost growth, working closely with the Global Head of sales
• Working with stakeholders to develop plans for efficiency and profits
• Liaise with suppliers and seek out partnership opportunities
• Support the sales team with client visits and presentations
• Monitoring spending and cash flow, reporting to Board on Company’s financial status and how targets are going to be met
• Identify growth and expansion opportunities
• Strong project management of production to ensure high standards are met throughout entire engineering process
• Ensure UK compliance to Health & Safety and managing of the physical site with a strong on-site presence.
• Liaise with external attorney’s and accountants in relation to regulatory compliance, tax obligations, filings, etc.
• Responsible for recruitment & HR duties to include annual performance reviews, terminations of staff and any legal issues.
• Oversee tenders and contract proposals
• Lead and develop staff in all departments

To secure this role you will be:
• Commercially aware and have proven experience in Sales & Marketing Leadership
• Managerial experience within a high-growth business
• A strong technical background, ideally qualified in engineering
• Strong leadership skills – able to motivate, develop and support all levels of staff
• Process driven with a strategic approach to problem solving and completing
• Good planning skills with effective organisation and delegation/collaboration ability
• Experience in management and operational accounting
• Be proactive, organised and passionate about taking the business forward.

Hours of Work – 40 hours Monday – Friday
Benefits to include Car, phone and profit share

Job Summary

Job Title General Manager
Location Suffolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary £100k
Last Updated 21/01/2019
Reference SF43625
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