The manager will be responsible for the full responsibility for P&L, people agenda, product & production, distribution, sales, marketing and all other commercial and operational activities.
The General Manager will provide leadership and vision by assisting the board and staff with the development of long range and annual plans, and with the evaluation and reporting of progress on strategies.
Participating in the strategic objectives, vision, mission and planning of the manufacturing business divisions. Set and achieve key performance targets for : sales, delivery, cost, expenses and other measurements of operational performance.
Ensure that strategic operational/business plans are developed and implemented within plant, and analyze and report, on the achievements and/or gaps.
Identify, create, and develop new market opportunities, taking the lead on constructing a robust and successful business proposal that secure new deals, contracts and long term relationships.
Support and lead company products sales, growth and continuous cost & quality improvements in the business.
Manage all sales related activities covering setting and strictly monitoring of sales targets and ensures accurate delivery of products in all sales channels.
Ability to analyze and interpret data to make sound, cost effective judgements.
Constantly monitoring and supporting deliverable, capabilities and needs of each department.
Timely update and present competitors' activities and provides market feed-back on new products, prices changes, new launches, etc to the top management.
Develop and maintain an excellent rapport with key stakeholders such as clients, suppliers, community organizations, regulatory bodies etc.
Representing the organization at trade exhibitions, events, demonstrations and other related activities
Provide guidance and training support to Managers.
A successful candidate will have:
A minimum of 10 years’ experience within an FMCG operation with a strong understanding of Food Safety programs, HACCP principles, inspection and audit programs – ideally in a water bottling plant.
A strong manager with a proven track record in delivering production targets and efficiencies Financial and Production knowledge in high production facilities.
Experience in sales and in managing people.
Seasoned business leader with substantial experience in the consumer sector ? Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources).