General Manager, Department Head

Location
Kingston upon Thames
Salary
£Competitive + Benefits
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
04 Nov 2017
Ref
DeptHead
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

General Manager, Department Head, Exotics Team, Fresh Produce

We are one of the World's largest and most accomplished fresh Produce providers and Europe's market leader. Operating out of 26 countries and distributing over 350 million cartons of fresh fruit and vegetables every year.

We are recruiting a Department Head for its Exotics team within our Import Business based in SW London, close to Kingston upon Thames.

The Import business comprises of 4 trading departments: Exotics, Berries, Fruit and Salad & Vegetables. The Exotics department fundamentally operates in the non-retail arena although individuals with retail experience are also encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include full P&L responsibility, overall accountability for profitable sales growth and procurement activities, team management and employee recruitment, development and retention.

The successful candidate will preferably have extensive working experience within the FMCG industry demonstrating:

  • Dynamism
  • A 'can do attitude'
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A minimum of 5 years experience of managing a team with full P&L responsibility
  • The ability to develop, deliver and ideally exceed budgeted sales and profitability
  • Self-motivation
  • The ability to work independently


In return the Company offers an exciting career with a £Competitive salary + bonus package, car allowance and life assurance.

To Apply: Please press the 'apply' button

*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people interested in the following:General Manager, Factory Manager, Operations Manager, Fresh Produce, Food, Department Head, Food Manufacturing Engineer, South West London, Kingston Upon Thames, Hounslow, Twickenham.

 

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