Harrison Scott Associates

General Manager

London (Greater)
up to £95k (depending on experience) plus exec benefits and car
31 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

If you are someone who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment, dealing with big brands nationally and internationally, then this is the role for you. One of our key clients is looking to recruit a first rate General Manager with a willingness to succeed, taking the reigns of the overall operational activities, ensuring human and capital resources are utilised, developed and integrated to optimum levels.


We are looking for a leader who exudes charisma, and can demonstrate admirable people management skills with the ability to command respect from all divisions of the business. You will be a strong problem solver and decision maker, demonstrating communication, influencing and negotiating skills. Ideally, you will have at least 5 years’ experience at senior managerial level within the printing or packaging industry playing a key role in a minimum £10m pa t/o business.   Experience of Lean manufacturing techniques & continuous improvement is a bonus.


Roles and Responsibilities:


Interpersonnel Management


Implement staff training with deemed necessary


Ensure that sufficient staff resources are in place to operate to maximum efficiency


To support and motivate staff to achieve maximum output and profit


To ensure that staff are incentivised where appropriate


Liaise with key departmental heads



Strategies and Objectives


Set and manage annual performance targets within the budget process


Ensure that revenue and profitability targets set in the budget are met


Ensure that operations contribute to the overall strategy and development of the business


Deliver an excellent service to customers, providing ultimate satisfaction to drive growth


Achieve and exceed company expectations


Continuiously monitor the marketplace through research and analysis


Ensure the correct and balanced deployment of resources is in place


Operational Management


Identify and implement improvements in key areas


Challenge processes for continual improvement


Continually review staff and equipment


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