General Manager / Commercial Director / Sales Director Recycling

ROLE: General Manager
PACKAGE: £75-85,000 +bonus, car or car allowance, mobile, laptop, pension & healthcare
CLIENT: £Multi-billion leader in recycling and waste management sector looking to bring in multi-skilled senior business development leader to drive culture of change and push forward business strategy in South West region

PREVIOUS TITLES: General Manager / Commercial Director / Sales Director / Managing Director / Commercial Manager / Business Development Director

PREVIOUS SECTOR EXPERIENCE: Plastics, Metals, Packaging, Print Production, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Energy, Paper, Wood, Manufacturing, Production, Process Engineering, Facilities Management, Haulage, Transport, Recycling, Waste Management including hazardous waste, clinical waste, healthcare waste, confidential waste, Freight, Export, Couriers, Logistics, Trading & Commodities, Chemicals, Power Generation, Aggregates, Construction, Mining, Quarrying

ROLE
This is a key role for a senior business leader. The main aspects of the role include:

Responsibility for a region turning over circa £50million, comprising varied types of waste processing facilities ranging from plastics, metals, black bag, wood, cardboard, paper, commercial & shredding facilities
The main focus will be strategic new business development for long and short cycle sales in a process / manufacturing / production environment
You will work closely with production in order to ensure the correct level of input material is sourced by your sales & buying team. This will then be fed into the sites where you will be working with logistics in order to co-ordinate the movements of the processed recycled materials that come out of the back end and ensuring that the highest price is commanded for the recyclates
The long sales cycle business will primarily be bid and tender work with local authorities, councils and government bodies
The short cycle business will come from other waste companies or manufacturing and construction sites who have high volumes of materials produced as part of their everyday working processes
A number of new technology sites will be in operation that can take in previously hard to handle material so you will be managing your sales and commercial buying teams to source non-traditional waste streams
You will ensure that
Ensure Health & Safety standards are maintained and adhered to across the region

EXPERIENCE
As you can see if you have been responsible for business development or commercial teams sourcing raw product materials for in feed into a manufacturing / construction environment and then selling the manufactured product onto the world market you will have a good level of experience for this role
An understanding of commodities trading would be helpful
Experience of leading cultural change within in a business and ensuring everyone from line operatives up to senior managers buy into this change
Experience of Employee Engagement initiatives with succession planning a key part of this
Understanding the value of customer service as a differentiating factor in a competitive environment and able to clearly demonstrate how you have achieved high levels of service in previous roles
Diplomatic - working closely with all other divisions to ensure everyone is pulling in the same direction
Customer Retention not JUST acquisition
Matrix Management, commercial due diligence and risk management
Experienced in an environment that demands the highest standards of Health & Safety
Experienced with LEAN, Continuous Improvement, six sigma or other value driven process required

PREVIOUS SECTOR EXPERIENCE: Plastics, Metals, Packaging, Print Production, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Energy, Paper, Wood, Manufacturing, Production, Process Engineering, Facilities Management, Haulage, Transport, Recycling, Waste Management including hazardous waste, clinical waste, healthcare waste, confidential waste, Freight, Export, Couriers, Logistics, Trading & Commodities, Chemicals, Power Generation, Aggregates, Construction, Mining, Quarrying

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol, Swindon, Bournemouth, Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, Weymouth, South West England

Salary : £85,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Date Advertised : 18 Jan 2013


Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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