One of the largest packaging company requires a General Manager managing overall operations of the company with particular focus on – International ( GCC) & local operations, business development and customer relationships.He will be responsible for the leadership, management and direction of the company within the context of the strategic plan. His responsibility includes managing daily operations and customer relationships, communicating with suppliers & corporate customers.
The GM will report directly to the Managing Director.
Should have desires to build a company with strong, people focused values , Unparalleled people & communication skills; uncompromising business & personal integrity; unabated entrepreneurial spirit, Analytical Thinking, Results Orientation, Problem Solving & Decision Making , Coaching, Team Building,Delegation.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES -
Establish and implement the Strategic business, Financial and operational plans and reports .
Responsible for the overall operations of the company, with particular focus on Supply Chain and customer Services .
Establish and coordinate services for HR, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Logistics , Warehouse , Purchasing and IT.
Ultimate brand responsibility and Financial management accountability.
Increase revenues and reduce costs in order to ensure the highest level of profitability for the group.
Monitor the implementation of approved strategies to drive the performance of the company.
Prepare annual company budgets and monitor performance against the approved budgets.
Ensure organization is running smoothly and efficiently in accordance with the company business development plans & objectives.
Conduct quarterly business reviews to ensure performance to the annual business plan targets
Implement back office processes and procedures related to supply chain, after sales, etc.
Manage customer relationships at national levels
Ability to travel as needed
Education & Skills required-
Education to degree level or equivalent e.g. Master’s in Business Management.
Experience in Operations and team handling . 10 years or more.
Dynamic person with personal initiative and leadership skills • Strong communication skills with the capacity to succinctly convey ideas and organizational positions
Effective verbal & written communication skills • Outstanding organizational skills as demonstrated by your ability to set and handle multiple priorities
Long-term strategic planning, management development, project management, quality improvement skills required
Strong business acumen and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent management, leadership and strategic planning skills
Strong negotiation skills
Passionate about B2B products and services and experienced in fun food.
Strong analytical practitioner and equally strong creative mindset , Sound understanding of administration, operations, processing, technology, food safety and customer service
Strategic planning given the range of variables that exist and long-term time horizons that exceed 10 years.
Meeting shareholder aspirations within the level of finance that is available.
Maintaining a viable workforce given the requirement for scarce skills and the difficulties of providing career development within what is a very small organization.