CareerZone - General Manager (83028)

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General Manager

Job reference 83028


  • Job Title :
    General Manager
  • Location:
    Chepstow - Ambient Distribution Centre
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    26 September 2023
  • Line Manager
    Jonathan Dennis
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About the Role

Our depots are a vital part of our business striving to provide a world-class service to our stores and customers. As General Manager, you are responsible for leading your Senior Management team to deliver and perform against plan. You'll be responsible for both the Warehouse and Transport activities from a site perspective; you'll do this through leading, coaching and inspiring your depot management team for optimum results. Leadership through dynamic engagement and communication with all colleagues is essential to ensure you are able to flex and react quickly to change. You'll love growing talent and raising the performance bar to ensure you have a top team, helping everyone save money, live better!

You'll be responsible for:

• Leading the distribution site team of between 250 and 900 colleagues, and managing all warehouse and transport activity.
• Managing and leading the site Senior Management team to deliver and perform against the business plan.
• Leading, coaching and inspiring the Depot Management team and your colleagues to deliver the optimum plan for the site
• Creating your own business plan and delivering your P&L.
• Effective and timely communication across the site and regarding the site performance
• Driving continuous improvement
• Driving succession planning to ensure that talent is grown, and the bar on performance is raised

About You

As a General Manager, experience managing a large distribution operation is essential, with a proven track record of delivering results against KRA's. Experience in labour relations is essential along with working closely with trade unions. You'll have strong leadership behaviours and the ability to flex and react quickly within an ever-changing environment.

You'll be naturally friendly and want to get stuck in, working with your team to deliver great results. You'll have an enthusiastic approach and be a strong coach, mentor and motivator, and act as a role model to the managers and colleagues around you. Instilling a culture of teamwork. You'll drive performance and work cross-functionally, communicating effectively across all levels. You'll make decisions for the greater good of the region and business.

Your Benefits

Alongside a competitive salary, you'll get lots of other great benefits too, including 10% off your Asda shopping, incentive schemes, a pension scheme, bonus scheme and discounts across a range of services and activities, from airport parking to theme parks and cinemas.

Apply today by completing an online application…

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Chepstow - Ambient Distribution Centre
Avenue West, Newhouse Farm Industrial Estate, Chepstow, MoNSUouth, United Kingdom, NP16 6UD
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