General Manager

Are you a commercially-focused General Manager or Head of Operations who can inspire and influence others, instilling a culture of high performance? Do you have significant experience of managing others and providing broad strategic, financial and operational leadership to the wider organisation?

Is this experience coupled with a passion for optimising employee engagement, driving commercial development, strategy and planning as well as overseeing the day to day?

Are you seeking a multi-faceted, challenging position and happy to travel throughout the U.K regularly (including overnight stays) to provide hands-on support to the business within peak?

If so, then the role of General Manager for this well-established & respected organisation could prove exactly the opportunity you seek.

The role:

As General Manager, you will be responsible for leading the Sales, Marketing, Brand Development, Operational and Logistics functions of the company. People are the heart of this business and it is imperative that applicants have strong leadership skills and the ability to engage others in the company’s vision and values.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Adeptly leading both centralised head office functions and mobile teams, developing a culture of high-performance
  • Supporting development of growth strategy and execute the overall business strategy
  • Working closely with all teams across the business, supporting a diverse range of activities
  • Ensuring effective communication across all teams, ensuring the smooth running of the business
  • Responsibility for budgets, recruitment/staffing and Health & Safety
  • Optimise logistics planning and execution
  • Developing the management structure underneath you, to support successful business growth
  • Acting as the face of the business, managing relationships with key stakeholders, owners, investors, external suppliers and key customers

Skills, Experience & Attributes Sought:

  • Proven, progressive experience in a multi-faceted leadership role (c10 years +)
  • Degree Level Education (MBA an advantage)
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven ability to effectively manage a diverse employee-base in challenging situations
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage others and build relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to demonstrate a wide range of skills from board-level communication to hands-on trouble shooting at ground level.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the U.K, including spending periods of time away from home during peak.
  • Experience of working within the mobile catering/beverage, festival or outdoor events industry would be advantageous.

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