An opportunity to join and steer an established and growing importing business in the Italian food sector.
Key aspects of the job will need the successful candidate to:
- Carry P&L responsibility
- Responsibility for annual budgeting
- Responsibility for full monthly management accounts
- KPI focussed reporting and supporting analysis
- Develop and execute the company’s business strategies in order to attain the goals of the board and shareholders
- Provide strategic advice to the board so that they will have accurate view of the market and the company’s future
- Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
- Ensure company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from the top down in the company and that they are followed at all times
- Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners and authorities
- Oversee the company’s financial performance, investments and other business ventures
- Delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance
- Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
- Analyse problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
- Direct and supervise the activities of staff
- Provide guidance for workers as needed and approves training opportunities
- Monitor costs against budget
- Make key decisions for managed entity
- Create initiatives to take advantage of market opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks, and maximise core strengths
- Identify core competencies and defines operational goals
- Liaise with Board of Directors to make sure all efforts are in alignment
We are looking for a very sales/business development focussed MD that has worked in the food industry for some time for this position.
- You will be located in North London and so proximity to this area is important.
- You will need a proven track record of success.
- An understanding of Italian foods and of the organic sector would be of benefit.
- Passion for food and the drive to achieve excellence is essential.
- Excellent team-building and negotiation skills.
A truly fantastic opportunity for the right candidate
Indicative Salary Range: £65000 - 75000
KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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