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General Manager - Logistics

Employer
Xclusive Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Jun 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

The company

A well-established transport and logistics company with daily services throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

The role

The main purpose of the role is to achieve the depot revenue and profit target in line with the annual budget set.

This is a hands-on role and you will be responsible for ensuring the company service levels are achieved at all times whilst listening to the customers and striving to exceed their expectations.

You will ensure risk is effectively managed through compliance with all company policies including Health and Safety as well as operating within legal and regulatory requirements.

You will input in an informed and accurate way into budgeting and forecasting depot performance and control costs in line with depot size.

With commercial acumen, you will recognise when investment needs to be made to support profitable business growth and ensure that the necessary resources are in place to enable the delivery of depot targets. Cost and waste reduction are also important to the role.

You will monitor and support your team providing regular communications, encouraging feedback and contribution of ideas and initiatives.

You will enjoy working with major clients to maintain and develop existing and new revenue streams.

The applicant

With previous experience of running a depot operation with full P & L responsibility you will have proven success in achieving sales growth, revenue and profit targets.

With a good level of numeracy, verbal and written skills you will be educated to a minimum of 'A 'level or equivalent standard.

Confident and articulate, commanding respect through knowledge experience and personal style, you will have a passion for service and strong customer focus.

Thriving under pressure you will be capable of managing multiple priorities and working to critical deadlines and objectives.

Your coaching and supportive leadership style balanced with an ability to drive performance to achieve objectives, will demonstrate previous success in leading sales and operations teams.
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