General Manager

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 11 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR27

Job Description

General Manager

Salary -negotiable depending on experience.

Grafton recruitment has been exclusively retained to recruit a General Manager for a leading wholesale company based in Derry. This position offers long term career aspirations with a company that has experienced significant growth in recent years.

The role

Reporting to: Wholesale Sales Director the General manager is responsible for managing the region and ensure standards, KPI's and operational standards are being adhered to.

  • Achieve our three year growth plan and that the site supports the achievement of the NI plans.
  • Maximise the potential for the business by effective implementation of national and local sales development planning initiatives and promotions
  • Retain and increase current customer base through initiatives aimed at enhancing the value of the customer's business relationship with the branch
  • Ensure branch layouts, space allocation, fixtures and fittings, signage, shop equipment, point of sale and branding are consistent with divisional strategy rules and guidelines
  • Effectively implement Category Development Business Plans at branch level through:
  • Pricing policy implementation
  • programme implementation at branch level
  • Product range managed in line with plan
  • Ensure the safety, health and welfare at work of your employees
  • Manage and conduct work activities in such a way as to ensure the safety, health and welfare at work of all employees
  • Manage and conduct work activities in such a way as to prevent any improper conduct or behaviour likely to endanger employees
  • Implement the safety, health and welfare measures necessary for protection of employees

Essential Criteria

  • 5-10 years experience in a senior Operations/Sales position or in senior Operations Management, including management of senior team
  • Proven experience of managing and leading a professional team with a proven track record of delivering results in a fast moving retail/wholesale environment
  • Previous exposure to IR negotiations at a senior level
  • Previous experience in Change Management
  • Excellent People Management and communication skills
  • Customer relationship management
  • Brand development
  • Understand and be familiar with the grocery and/or foodservice markets
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Achievement Orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Team/People Development Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Managing Complexity/ Change management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

The Rewards

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive starting salary depending on experience and an excellent Benefits package!

To discuss confidentially or for more information please contact Glenda on 02890 323333