General Manager

  • Job Reference: AW4745
  • Date Posted: 21 March 2022
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Bangladesh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email: angelaw@uandisearch.com

Job Description

Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations.  They now have a rare opportunity for a General Manager to join their senior management team in their thriving Bangladesh hub.

General Manager - The Role:

-You will have responsibility for maintaining and building a USD 265million business working with 70 suppliers and looking after 330 employees – 7 of which are direct reports. 
- You will be responsible for setting and achieving the strategy that drives sales growth for the territory, meeting targets for turnover and profitability. 
- You will provide strong leadership to the business and motivate and engage your teams to achieve the business strategy.
- You will focus on the key business goals of great product offer and price, maintaining quality and delivery performance and reducing lead time.
- Report to the Directors and provide business updates on a regular basis, highlighting any issues
- Working with your Senior Management Team identify opportunities for growth in different product areas, whether price, factory or product offer
- Be a role model to employees and create a motivating work environment by communicating clear expectations and also coaching employees after identifying development needs


General Manager  - The Candidate:

-Must have experience of working with UK/European retailers
-Exemplary leadership and management skills and have the ability to act as a mentor to the business. 
-You will be able to make sound business decisions quickly and confidently
-You will have the ability to adapt in a challenging environment
-Demonstrate commercial acumen and strategic thinking
-Be customer focused 
-You will be pro-active and have strong interpersonal skills
-You will be solution focused and an effective problem solver
-Strong communication and negotiation skills 
-Self-motivated and disciplined 
-5 years in a similar position as a general manager in a sourcing office
-Over 10 years’ experience in relevant roles within a sourcing office
-Fluent in English


General Manager - The Package:

- Highly competitive salary + benefits including accommodation and transport. 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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