Outstanding Foodservice GM Opportunities
Our Client is a European privately-owned group with a turnover of 550m Euros. Within their delivered foodservice business which is a wholesaler and distributor of charcuterie, meats, seafood, breads and other artisan products, they currently have some outstanding opportunities for experienced General Managers.
Director of Operations – Far East
A newly created role reporting into the CEO (probably based in Thailand) to manage on a full P & L basis 4 individual business units in the Far East with the Oceana region (2 more business units) to follow 12 months after appointment
General Managers – London and Sydney, Australia ( separate roles)
General Manager – full P & L responsibility of the business units Full management of all functions which will include the sales, telesales, purchasing, quality and operations teams. Management of a team of staff of different business disciplines Heading up all NPD and procurement of all the product ranges across all categories, ambient, chilled and frozen. Marketing and sales of range of products to quality retail food halls and Michelin starred restaurants, high end hotels Management of the sales team overseeing full P&L. Assuring excellence with the operations team to achieve full customer satisfaction.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ideal candidates for all roles will be Foodservice General Manager professionals with experience having been gained with a delivered foodservice wholesaler / importer and distributor of artisan foods.
Previous P + L responsibility is a must and you must have previous team management experience.
Entrepreneurial, you will be someone who can run a business autonomously and be a decisive decision maker.
Must be able to speak English, fluently and written and ideally some French.
Must have excellent management skills in communications, building relationships, inter-personal skills, motivation etc
Experienced with P&L’s / food margins / negotiations / budgets / reporting / recruitment / face to face and telephone client management experience.
Someone who can grow and establish business opportunities.
Be numerate, have excellent presentation and communication skills, be able to communicate at all levels and be decisive, assertive and persuasive.
You will enjoy a high level of autonomy and therefore must be highly self-motivated to achieve agreed goals.
What’s on Offer
Salaries are genuinely negotiable for all roles plus there is a bonus scheme in place plus car / car allowance.
If you’ve got a great sales track record within the foodservice sector and are seeking a new challenging opportunity which is second to none with a non - corporate environment and have the character, desire and ambition to take full accountability of any of these roles then please contact us immediately.
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