General Manager – East London

Job Type:
  • Permanent
Supply Chain Industries:
  • Supply Chain Logistics
Reference Number: AB-11158
Location:
East London, UK
Description:

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Role: General Manager 
Location: East London
Salary: £75k

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Role Profile:

Deekay are recruiting for an experienced General Manager for a major 3PL organisation.
Hours of work: Monday - Friday (Days)

Duties:

The client has exciting future plans for which they need a driven and experienced General Manager to implement. Site with a portfolio of impressive blue chip clients. It is a site that is incredibly fast paced, and they are looking for someone to drive change and lead a large team forward. You will be the first point of contact in controlling the depot budget, signing off new deals and implementing new customer processes and contracts. This is the chance to be lead a large depot forward into the future.

  • Reporting to the Operations Director, the General Manager duties include
  • Managing the site team across warehousing and transport functions to meet and exceed KPIs.
  • Driving forward changes to improve efficiency across the network of multiple customers
  • Liaising with the company board and building strong relationships with customers
  • Extending existing commercial relationships in order to add shareholder value and strengthen
  • People processes: developing direct reports and promote a positive employee culture to minimise turnover
  • Ensuring that the site is legally compliant with the O-license and leading forward H&S

General Manager Requirements:

  • A proven track record of delivering results at General Manager level
  • Experience of managing large in house transport operations
  • FMCG logistics experience
  • The dedication to work hours necessary according to business needs
  • High level networking and relationship building skills with senior stakeholders
  • Previous experience managing large commercial budgets

General Manager Benefits:

  • Private health insurance (family cover)
  • Company car
  • Good pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work with a prestigious client base
  • The chance to work autonomously in driving forward a large site
  • Career development opportunities across a much larger group

 

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