General Manager

Our client is a leading player in the disaster recovery/business continuity sector, working within the print industry.

Known for delivering strong commercial performance and offering the highest quality solutions in this niche sector, this business has a solid, profitable, foundation from which to grow and develop further.

If you are seeking a role where you’re in complete control, managing financials, people, sales, whilst defining the future strategy and direction of this business, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you (the site is located 30 miles south of Birmingham).

The job:

Taking over the reigns of a successful and robust business, the General Manager will be responsible for:

  • Delivering a highly innovative and reputable service delivery for existing clients;
  • Manage and oversee the implementation of production improvements, ensuring best practice and lean manufacturing methodologies are utilised.
  • Cultivate a positive site culture, engaging with colleagues to drive innovation, develop new solutions in a safe and compliant environment.
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders across the wider business.
  • Lead the sales management team. Engage with new prospects and opportunities to widen the breadth of services, encourage development of existing client partnerships and drive EBIT performance.
  • Maintain tight financial controls to achieve budget performance.

About you:

Ideally, you have demonstrable skills in the following areas:

  • Enviable network in the print production and data driven customer communications sector.
  • Previous experience managing a production facility and team.
  • A natural relationship builder, able to identify and pursue business opportunities within the sector;
  • Financially astute, familiar with forecasting, managing budgets and driving performance;
  • Self-starter, able to self-motivate and work with limited direction.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. 

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Location: Birmingham

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