Director & General Manager

3 days left

Recruiter
Adderley Featherstone
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive Salary and bonus + Car or Car allowance and other benefits
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
23 Aug 2017
Ref
L10696
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director & General Manager

Managing Director Potential

High quality branded design led textiles and soft furnishings

Strong commercial focus

Competitive salary and bonus, car or allowance and other benefits

West Yorkshire

Ref: L10696

This is a superb career opportunity to lead and develop a highly respected and well known business which is a brand leader in the design of printed, dyed, woven textiles and soft furnishings.  It is a group subsidiary and supplies the international contract industry and has a focus on target markets such as hotel and leisure, cruise and healthcare sectors.  A successful and well established SME it has a real strength in product design with its manufacturing being outsourced to European based companies.  It has a strong brand reputation and is looking for significant organic growth in the next 3 to 4 years. 

The focus of the role is to deliver a profitable growth plan, bring new products to market, lead an experienced team, develop supply chains and also international sales through a distributor network.  There is an experienced and established team in place including Operations, Sales, Design, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, Logistics and Order Fulfilment.  The ideal candidate will bring a combination of sales, commercial and business development and product sourcing experience.  Graduate qualified you will be on an upward trajectory in your career, aspire to be a Managing Director and your early experience will have been formed in larger quality conscious groups.  In addition to P&L accountability you will have the experience to lead sales, sourcing, design and marketing.  You will enjoy developing key accounts and building strong relationships with specifiers and the design community and you will also understand the challenges of brand development in a highly competitive marketplace.  Your early career will include experience in a design led environment  with experience in sectors such as fabrics, carpets, wall coverings, furniture or soft furnishings all being advantageous. 

The Company operates through an open, supportive team orientated culture, is committed to developing its people and the scope for the role to develop into a Managing Director appointment in the short term is very real. 

The salary is competitive and supported by an attractive bonus opportunity and you will be expected to live within a reasonable commute of West Yorkshire.

Please forward in absolute confidence a full curriculum vitae to Adderley Featherstone by clicking on the apply button.

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