General Manager - Electronic Security

Chubb Fire & Security Group
South Hylton, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Chubb Fire & Security, part of the Carrier global group of businesses, is currently recruiting for a General Manager with responsibility for meeting short-term business objectives whilst achieving long-term growth and increased levels of customer satisfaction. You will deliver continuous improvement in all business unit related activities year after year, and ensure that under strong leadership employees are developed to their full potential. This role will ideally be located from our Newcastle office (Gateshead), however, with responsibility for the North East region, the role can be based anywhere in Northumberland, Durham and Yorkshire.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Company vehicle or cash allowance
  • Experienced, dynamic and highly skilled leadership team
  • 24 days holidays plus bank holidays, plus option to purchase additional days
  • A central Benefits programme that offers a wide variety of discounts, soon to include Health & Wellbeing services
  • Bravo Awards which recognise outstanding contributions from all employees and encourage excellence

What will I be doing as a General Manager?

  • Ensure the business unit achieves both short term (monthly) and long-term revenue growth targets both organically and acquisitively
  • Ensure the service portfolio increases year on year for all core revenue streams
  • Accountability for business unit stock levels, working with central shared services and the need for availability and forthcoming installations, whilst ensuring excess stock levels are avoided
  • Enhance the talent in the business unit by recruitment and development of staff, and effective performance management system
  • Improve productivity through a clear focus on sold margins, accuracy of estimation, net recovered margin, and engineer productivity and efficiency
  • Ensure service levels meet all contractual and regulatory standards especially inspection performance and response times

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Proven track record of delivering results with full P&L responsibility
  • Proven track record of operating at a senior level
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and manage, motivate and develop individual multi-skills team members
  • Experience of delivering quantifiable results in a matrix management organisation
  • Commercially astute ideally with a background in the electronic security industry
  • Current UK driving licence
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