General Manager

General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Salary: $150K to $200K package
Reference: 2818507
Job Published: September 21, 2018 12:01

Job Description

Privately-owned, specialised Australian logistics operator with substantial distribution footprint is seeking a seasoned General Manager to further develop organisational efficiency and profitability as part of the senior management team. This is a substantial new role offered at an exciting time in the organisation's evolution and best suited to applicants with senior management experience in the domestic transport, fleet and distribution space from an operational, commercial, resource and systems perspective.   

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage multi-site logistics operation including fleet, maintenance, compliance and change
  • Manage Chain of Responsibility (CoR) legislation obligations to ensure proactive compliance and effective risk mitigation
  • Assist in development and implementation of business technology systems to provide analytical reporting to stakeholder expectations
  • Recruit, manage and develop staff to ensure elevated output whilst promoting culture of competency, continuous improvement, accountability, safety and goal alignment
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and systems to ensure appropriate controls and compliance
  • Full financial performance accountability including support on forecasting, budgeting and reporting 
  • Assist in new business proposals including tenders and business plan development 
  • Assist in development and implementation of strategic business plan
Role Requirements:
  • Demonstrable senior management and leadership experience in the freight transport industry
  • Experience in staff recruitment, management and development
  • Competency in policy development and implementation
  • Knowledge of technology system selection and implementation
  • Excellent negotiation & interpersonal skills to ensure outcome delivery
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Professionalism, integrity and the ability to build long term relationships
  • Commercial drive – ability and willingness to engage in business development, performance analysis and reporting initiatives
  • Resilient and adaptable mindset with hands-on approach  
This company offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a most attractive remuneration package and definite career development scope for the successful candidate.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or for further information please contact Andrew Waterworth - mobile: 0426 909 904. 
People in Focus specialise in creating employment solutions in international and domestic freight forwarding and logistics. Interviews can be scheduled at a location convenient to you.

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