Managing Director

Permanent
South West
Posted 2 years ago

ACJ Search are actively looking for a Managing Director to join a SME Manufacturing business based in South West England. This is a fantastic opportunity to drive significant growth in an already successful organisation as well as setting and implementing the long term strategy of the organisation.

Specific challenges in the role include:

  • Setting long term strategy and taking ownership for driving this.
  • Working with the with the Financial Controller on a regular basis to review the company’s financial performance, set budgets and create forecasts.
  • Working closely with the Sales Director and sales team on sales strategy, analysing new opportunities and markets for growth, winning new business and servicing strategically important accounts.
  • Speaking at events and exhibitions on behalf of the company.
  • Working with the Operations Director to find opportunities to increase efficiencies and speed up processes across the business.
  • Setting company-wide KPI’s to gauge company performance in all areas.
  • Creating and implementing a hiring plan to support the company’s requirements and to aid growth.

We are looking for people either currently in an MD position or in a leadership role and ready to take the next step in their career. Key requirements of the position include:

  • A demonstrable track record of successfully leading similar a sized manufacturing business.
  • Target driven and results focused individual with proven commercial acumen.
  • A Natural, Hands on, involved leader and motivator of people.
  • Highly IT literate with an ability to modernise the business.
  • Relevant industry experience and knowledge of the target market.
  • Confident, goal orientated and ambitious.
  • Outgoing, optimistic and people orientated.
  • Restless with a strong sense of urgency and an ability to drive.
  • Strong Minded, persistent and determined.

This is an urgent position and interviews will be taking place immediately. 

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