General Manager - Finance & Operations

Job Title: General Manager - Finance & Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3882623_1608121555
Contact Name: alastair lees
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 16, 2020 12:26

Job Description

Hays are working exclusively with an SME Manufacturing business to appoint their new General Manager - Fin/Ops

Your new company

Hays Senior Finance is recruiting exclusively for a General Manager to join an exciting manufacturing SME in Wiltshire who are offering a fast, clear internal progression path to Managing Director. This opportunity would suit experienced finance and operations professionals with a creative, growth mindset who are looking for their next step.

Your new role

In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Development and execution of the business strategy in line with board and shareholder goals.
  • Ensuring all policies and legal guidelines are communicated and implemented throughout the company.
  • Communication with shareholders, business partners, solicitors, and authorities.
  • Oversee the company's financial performance, investments and other business ventures.
  • Acting as the public speaker and public relations representative for the company.
  • Monitoring, ensuring effectiveness, and developing the system of production and purchasing.
  • Managing the Health and Safety of the site and take responsibility as the lead of the H&S team.
  • Research and analyse the industry, market and competitors to make informed strategy decisions.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Corporate management experience and proven track record of effective team management.
  • Evidence of being a result driven leader / Head of Dept. with experience of responsibility for P/L.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrable experience in strategic business plan development.
  • Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices.
  • Preferred; MBA / Engineering Degree / Qualified Chartered Accountant.
  • Preferred; fluency in a foreign language (German / French / Chinese / Japanese).

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Annual bonus.
  • Great benefits package incl. car allowance.
  • Clear, planned path to Managing Director level.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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