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£70,000 - £80,000

Ireland General Manager – Ireland

Closing Date: 25th July 2024

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment on behalf a rapidly growing, extremely innovative logistics business, in the search for a General Manager to assist in the continued development and growth of their Irish division.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Mission:

Reporting directly into the Head of National Operations, you will have full responsibility for the operational team and be tasked with ensuring our client maximises their margins whilst delivering service excellence to their exceptional client base. Fixated by detail, and with strong commercial acumen, you will ensure that the core processes within the depot are optimised to ensure they are operating effectively and efficiently.

Deploying strong people management and leadership skills you will galvanise support and buy-in from the wider Depot team, developing and coaching wherever necessary to ensure various targets are achieved and continually improved.

Key Accountabilities:

Deliver budget/plan against forecast.

Ensure Country meets operational targets whilst maintaining control of cost base, implementing efficiency initiatives to mitigate risk.

Deliver Service Excellence to clients; ensuring operational escalations are resolved quickly and effectively and communicated proactively to the client. Implement an ethos of continuous improvement within the operation.

Develop a people management plan to manage, develop and coach staff to ensure high levels of engagement and sustainable capability.

Supervise and manage all suppliers including Airport line haul and final mile suppliers to achieve client delight.

Key Competency required:

Operational expertise – Proven operational experience gained in a fast growing multi-site environment in Ireland.

Demonstrable experience of achieving operational management of KPI’s and SLA’s.

Established track record of strong internal and external stakeholder engagement.

Financial acumen, knowledge of P&L and budget management/control.

Proven success in recruiting, managing, coaching and developing a high performing team.

Ability to balance financial, operational, client and strategic needs within a business.

A hands on self-starter capable of developing a network from ground up with a wide range of contacts in Ireland.

Highly disciplined with a progressive highly self-motivated approach to problem solving.

Skills and experience required

Operational expertise gained in logistics.

The ability to excel, lead and manage in a fast growing multi-site environment.

A hands on self-starter capable of developing a network from ground up with a wide range of contacts in Ireland.

Demonstrable experience of achieving operational management of KPI’s and SLA’s.

Established track record of strong internal and external stakeholder engagement.

Financial acumen, knowledge of P&L and budget management/control.

Proven success in recruiting, managing, coaching and developing a high performing team.

Ability to balance financial, operational, client and strategic needs within a business.

Highly disciplined with a progressive highly self-motivated approach to problem solving.