General Manager / Managing Director Designate

5 days left

Location
Northumberland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

General Manager / Managing Director Designate

North East Grains is a progressive forward-thinking farmer owned co-operative society based in Northumberland with an annual turnover of £14 million.  The Co-operative handles over 50,000 tonnes of members grain for drying & storage and produces a substantial quantity of animal feeding stuffs.  North East Grains offers its members a high level of customer care, service and training.

There are over 80 farmer members, 9 of whom make up the main Board of Directors.  In addition to this, there is a “junior” Board, made up of younger farmer members, this ensures the business has fresh ideas and a smooth succession to the main Board.

Owing to the impending retirement of the present Managing Director, there is an opportunity for the right candidate to develop and run this successful co-operative.  The candidate will work alongside the current Managing Director to ensure a smooth handover.

Experience in Sales & Marketing, knowledge of both Arable & Livestock Feed sector, good interpersonal skills, excellent organisational skills with good attention to detail and an ability to manage busy seasonal workload are all essential requirements.

The candidate would need to be highly motivated, practical and energetic, have business acumen, financially experienced with good IT skills, and a team leader with the ability to motivate and work alongside staff.

An excellent salary plus benefits package is offered to attract the successful candidate.

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