General Manager

Posted 05 August 2022
SalaryCompetitive Salary
Job type Permanent
DisciplineManufacturing & Operations

Job description

  • World leader in artificial turf for sports fields with 20,000 installations globally
  • GM role with responsibility for the business including P&L, strategic direction, and growth
  • Seeking a dynamic individual to oversee the commercial development of the business
Client details
When it comes to artificial turf sports fields, our client is a world leader and trusted brand within the industry. Whether its football, soccer, baseball or any other sport, the business provides athletes with the safety and performance they need to perform at their best, while giving field owners the durability they want to maximize the value of their investment.  The organization has recently located to a new Plant encompassing 7,000 meters of production space, fully powered through solar power, the first turf plant in the world to do so.
The role of GM will be responsible for developing sector and channel operations within Australia and adjacent markets.  The position requires a dynamic, energetic, and thoughtful person to build the commercial direction, manage a highly committed team and lead manufacturing and quality development.
Key duties include
  • Oversee the commercial development of the business.
  • Manage manufacturing business including manufacturing operations, health, safety, and commercial activity.
  • Manage the businesses financial operations.
  • Identify new business opportunities throughout the region.
  • Develop technical communities throughout the region.
  • Develop sales budgets and annual strategic plan.
  • Develop a dual brand sales approach.
  • Develop clear pricing in line with agreed margins.
  • Maintain project work.
  • Develop appropriate Marketing collateral and the Digital platform for the future.
  • Proven leadership experience/qualities with multi-functional task-oriented teams.
  • Previous experience of coaching and developing direct reports.
  • A strong focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Full understanding of financial reports, budgets, pricing, etc.
  • Ability to travel nationally and overseas regularly
  • Must be capable of effectively communicating information to the SLT and Board as necessary, peers, direct reports, and cross-functional team members.
  • Prior experience of Construction Operational management and Manufacturing essential.
  • The role will predominantly be based at the company’s manufacturing plant in Prestons, NSW, additionally there will be the need to travel across the region and internationally.