01952 299844

General Manager, Telford

£40,000 - £60,000 DOE | Ref: DE24725

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 11 May, 2022


Darren Evans

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Reference: DE24725

Date added to website: Wednesday, 11 May, 2022


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established traditionally run business on the outskirts of Telford. Working in a small and friendly office team you will be the General Manager looking after Business Management, People Management, Budgeting & Business Analytics and Operations. Working hours may increase during peak times between 8am and 6pm but it is dependent on workload.

Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Develop and clarify business structure and strategy
  • Sales & Marketing strategy alongside the Marketing Manager
  • Improve efficiencies and profitability
  • Business planning; including staffing and project work
  • Management and coaching of 12 full time staff; 5 directly and 7 through their line managers
  • Setting staff objectives in line with three-year business plan
  • Providing support to the team
  • HR for all staff; staff policies, welfare, contract etc
  • Setting of 3-year budgets alongside the Accounts Manager
  • Annual analysis of brand and sales channel profitability
  • Costings of promotions and product lines
  • Pricing strategy
  • Overseeing the planning and operations of the harvest
  • Overseeing the efficient running of Dispatch alongside the Dispatch Manager
  • May be required to undertake other duties from time to time to offer support to members of the team and Company Directors

Skills and Experience

  • 2 years in a senior management role
  • Experience in planning, setting and managing budgets
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of business processes and functions (sales, marketing, finance, HR, procurement, operations)
  • Strong leadership – organisation, delegation, objectives, individual coaching
  • Strong excel, numeracy skills and analytical ability
  • Commercially savvy – margins/profits
  • Ability to motivate, support and encourage a team
  • Copes well under pressure

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.