General Manager /Operations Manager

 Our client is seeking a General Manager / Operations Manager for their fast paced business in Co. Mayo

PURPOSE:

The General Manager will have full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the business. Key area is also driving sales and securing new business.

REPORTS TO:

Director

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Influence and inform the company strategy and provide leadership throughout the company ensuring its delivery
  • Lead the sales function through setting its strategic direction, driving associated planning and implementation while delivering strong revenues
  • Budgets and forecasting – develop, achieve and exceed budgets
  • Set sales targets / KPI’s and manage the sales team to ensure achievement
  • Work in conjunction with the Purchasing department on product lines / suppliers
  • To continually drive cost control, reduction and efficiency savings in conjunction with the Sales, Purchasing, Warehouse and Finance departments
  • Ensure warehouse efficiency / KPIs
  • Stock Management
  • Maintain effective communication structures across the business
  • Promote a positive employee relations environment
  • Conduct regular briefings and feedback sessions with and across teams
  • Ensure the relevant number of people are recruited to meet the needs of the business alongside staffing hours / holiday planning etc.
  • To continually drive the health and safety agenda and ensure the company is in compliance with all health and safety regulations
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Must have

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Senior Manager in a similar environment
  • Strong sales background, ideally hardware / building / agriculture products
  • Formal management qualification desirable but not essential
  • A proven track record of innovation, with experience of planning and managing change
  • A proven track record of staff management
  • Continuous application of strong planning skills and team development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word, experience of Pegasus Opera 3 an advantage

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills with a proven record of successful leadership
  • Strong financial analysis and good aptitude for figures
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritise workload and delegate appropriately
  • A decision maker
  • Flexible approach and willing to offer support to the team when required

For more information or to apply contact Aoife on 094 90 29944 or email aoife@arconrecruitment.com

 

Your Recruitment Consultant is Aoife

Aoife
Aoife McDonagh BBS, MSC Aoife is Arcon Recruitment’s newest team member. Hailing from Ballyhaunis, Aoife brings with her a variety of customer service and business development experience, She has a strong academic background in Marketing and Human Resources. Aoife looks after our busy Office and Accountancy division.