General Manager

Location: Lagos

Salary: Negotiable

Our Client an FMCG company in the Home and Personal Care space is looking to engage a  General Manager who will be responsible for leading the execution of the overall company strategy, managing people and establishing policies.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Play a leadership role in the execution of the overall company strategy.
  • Drive various initiatives to maintain the profitability of the company.
  • Drive operational and purchasing activities delivering cost and working capital improvements.
  • Complete appropriate capital expenditure requests and justify recommended investments accordingly.
  • Achieve satisfactory reporting, including projection submission, variance explanations, and monthly business reviews.
  • Recommend organization structure as appropriate to maximize performance.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the management team, putting in place suitable succession planning activities where needed.
  • Drive conformance to company policies and achieve satisfactory audit performance.
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth.
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses.
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance.
  • Direct employee assessment process.

Qualification:

  • Higher Education Degree – University or Polytechnic.  A completed MBA degree is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 5 years’ experience playing leadership role.
  • Demonstrated ability for full Profit &Loss  responsibility
  • Successful track record with solid job tenure in past positions.
  • Knowledge of quality certifications and inter-workings between supplier and customer
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to coach and manage experienced professionals within the company.
Job Location: Lagos

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