Commercial General Manager

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH21112

£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car

Commercial General Manager
£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is a subsidiary of a leading Logistics business is looking to recruit a dynamic General Manager for their operation in Merseyside. Reporting directly into the CEO, you will hold day to day accountability for a team consisting of Freight Forwarders, Commercial/ Sales Teams and Customer Services. The role is very commercially focused and a key part of the role will growing the division- you will be based at Merseyside but must have a flexible approach to travel (occasionally international).

Key Responsibilities

  • Define divisional strategy and budget across the Head Office function
  • Securing new customers whilst also maintaining existing client portfolio
  • Report business unit performance to CEO and other board members
  • Ensuring business procedures are in place and that staff have clear direction
  • Maximising operational profitability whilst ensuring exceptional service is delivered
  • Day to day management of team, ensuring training, facilities etc are at expected level
  • Management of suppliers, negotiating rates and maintaining service levels
  • P&L management
  • Delivering various projects across business division

Required Skills

  • Strong background within freight forwarding, ideally multi modal including Air, Road, Sea and Rail
  • Proven track-record within sales and developing business
  • Commercially focused
  • Flexible approach to travel as you will be required to spend time visiting customers and generating additional business
  • People-centric manager capable of developing team

Our Client
Our client is a growing freight forwarding and supply chain business.

£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits

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