Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0214400

General Manager

  • Sector: CEO & General Management
  • Location: South East England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
This vacancy has now been filled.

Click one of the boxes below to view similar jobs or send us your CV.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role:
I am currently recruiting for a General Manager for the South East area which is for a National Client. Reporting to the Operations Director East the role, which is depot based, plays a crucial part in the success of our Client's business. Working collaboratively with other areas of the business it is pivotal to maintaining and improving operational effectiveness.

You will be accountable for results, involvement in budgets and own fully the P&L responsibility. This is a challenging and varied role where you will manage or be involved in:
* Building and developing sales opportunities and financial performance of your depot to drive growth
* Building relationships and influencing partnerships with the sales teams and wider organisation to ensure first class customer service, revenue and profit are delivered
* Driving a culture of HSE compliance within your depot so that policy and procedure are implemented, followed and prioritised
* Critically and continuously reviewing your depot operational effectiveness, challenging productivity and performance
* Identifying the root cause of operational issues and developing a culture of ownership, where employees are actively involved in decision making and issue resolution
* Monitoring and reporting on KPI's and depot performance, identifying areas for improvement and taking immediate action in order to meet targets.
* Leading, motivating and developing employees to achieve a high performing team.
* Using coaching and mentoring to challenge staff and constantly build and develop their skills
* Taking ownership for efficient transport activities within your depot, ensuring effective use of company vehicles and external hauliers
* Driving standards and behaviours that continually promote and improve a customer service culture within your depot.
* Challenging systems and process that have negative impacts on customer service

With interesting and varied projects our Client presents a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual looking to take the next step in their career.

The Company:
Our Client, a multi-award winning business, has been in business for over 50 years and has been at the forefront of their industry throughout that time. With a reputation for excellent engineering and service they offer a complete turnkey engineered service solution that is committed to quality, safety, the environment as well as being ethical. From their numerous branches nationwide they offer unrivalled knowledge, technical skills and experience. They are the proud of their heritage as the go

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
If you are ready for your next meaningful move, you will need to demonstrate the following attributes:

* You'll need to be dynamic, ambitious and have a proactive approach to problem solving.
* You'll will need to have demonstrable experience as a motivator of people, with a consistent track record of delivering results in a fast paced and changing environment.
* You'll need strong commercial awareness and an appetite for leading change and finding better ways of working.
* You will have spent time in progressive and successful organisations that push the boundaries and lead the market.
* Ideally you will have come from construction, civil engineering or heavy industry sectors, but we will consider driven individuals with transferrable skills and competencies
* You must be legally entitled to work in the UK

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Similar jobs
Chris Hughes
Senior Civil Engineer Location Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham Duration permanent The Role: RESPONSIBILITIES: * To work as part of a team of...
HSE Manager Location Denmark Duration 2 weeks The Role: Our client designs and manufactures exiting subsea...
Justin Benavides
Civil Site Project Manager Location Houston, Texas Duration ongoing The Role: Civil Site Project Manager needed for EPC...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.