Business Unit Director

North West England

Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
£95-£110k pa (depending on experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

A leading print and communications company has a key opening within its senior management team. They are recruiting a Business Unit Director to play a key role in providing leadership with the design, implementation and embedding of the tools, mindset, culture and behaviours for operational success.  

The role plays a key part in setting the strategy for growth, taking ownership of specific key initiatives to achieve targeted outcomes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Key contributor to setting the strategy, growth, customer, people and financial targets and key initiatives in line with Company targets.
  • Delivery of sustainable, profitable growth; statutory compliance and governance; team leadership and development; client relationship management and the attraction and engagement of new clients.
  • Leading the implementation and continued development of our client's products to deliver long term company growth targets.
  • Continually focuses on developing the business through building strategic customer relationships, ensuring that resources are ready and able to manage growth
  • Undertake divisional business reviews, business unit audits and strategic initiatives
  • Ensure mandatory processes are in place and compliant, including line management auditing, QHSE objective setting and tracking, H&S scenario training and statutory investigations
  • Highly visible and accessible to the team through presence and role modelling of company culture and behaviours
  • Develop high-level customer relationships with both existing and potential customers through fully understanding and anticipating their needs
  • Takes proactive action to ensure revenue, operating profit, working capital and all other financial targets are met and continually improved upon

Experience required:

  • Proven experience at MD level managing a multi-million £ business within the printing industry
  • Comprehensive understanding of the overall business strategy
  • Exceptional customer relationship management experience (building and retaining customer relationships) with ability to make effective & persuasive presentations to clients, top management and/or public groups.
  • Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
  • Proven experience as a visionary leader
  • High level of personal credibility, customer relationship management, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record in the development & implementation of strategic plans
  • Proven track record in successful change management including around culture, mindset, behaviours and ways of working

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