Managing Director

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We require an experienced, hands on Managing Director to do what professional Managing Directors do!! Drive and develop our European operation, focusing on People, Key Clients, Products, Distribution Partners and create a progressive strategy.

SALARY: £70,000 – £80,000 Basic

BENEFITS: Car Allowance £7,800 p/a + Pension + 25 days holiday + Healthcare

LOCATION: Northamptonshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Leicester, Bedford, Corby, Rugby, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Coventry.

We require an experienced, hands on Managing Director to do what professional Managing Directors do!! Drive and develop our European operation, focusing on People, Key Clients, Products, Distribution Partners and create a progressive strategy.

We are looking for a Managing Director who is just as comfortable discussing European performance with the CEO, as catching up with the shop floor. You should be considered as a team player, your staff will be your greatest asset, they should want to walk through brick walls WITH you.

ESSENTIAL
·A proven track record in developing and implement sales and marketing strategies with industrial/engineered biased products. This could be consumables or components.
·Experience of driving a manufacturing or distribution business with a £5Million+ turnover (we are fast approaching £10M).
·Be comfortable with hands-on direct involvement in dealing with issues and key accounts.
·Have knowledge and experience of working in or with a manufacturing business.
·Experience of director level positions, where your development has come from a technical bias.

DESIRABLE:
·Mechanical engineering background.
·Any exposure to Electronic connectors.
·MBA or Business degree holder.
·Commutable to the Northamptonshire office.

JOB SPECIFICATION

As the Managing Director, you will be required to control and manage all aspects of the European operation, ensuring the maximisation of profit and growth. Working closely with the CEO, CFO and other Country MD’s you will form part of the team which creates and delivers to global strategy.

Responsibilities include:
·Develop and Implement short, medium and long term Sales & Marketing strategies.
·Plan, devise and co-ordinate promotions of new and existing product lines to achieve maximum market penetration.
·Work with the sales team to manage and drive key accounts.
·Analyse and appraise the current standing of the operation to ensure that current objectives are met.
·Engage with current and potential customers to gain a true understanding of their requirements and create visibility for the business.
·Lead, motivate and drive a team of circa 25 – with 5 direct reports.

COMPANY:

As an established business we have consistently developed through performance, organic growth and acquisition, we have established ourselves as a world leader in the supply of interconnect products used in electronic applications, leading the way by consistently bringing new innovations to market. With enviable manufacturing and production capabilities in Asia, we are premier suppliers to major organisations within a wide range of industries.

It is highly likely you will have held any of the following job titles; Managing Director, General Manager, Commercial Director, Sales Director, Business Director or Country Manager and worked for a company who have sold to any of the following markets (but not exclusively) ; Automotive, Industrial, Medical Devices, Appliances, Consumer Products, Security or Telecom Networks.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Matthew Hogg quoting Managing Director reference MH14837 to DD: +44 (0)(Apply online only) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) (Apply online only). Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based

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