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Location: England
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 20 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

General Manager Freight Forwarding

Job Description

A very well established and successful global transport solutions business has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic General Manager with expertise in Freight Forwarding, particulalry international road freight, to join their expanding business in the West Yorkshire region on a full time, permanent basis.

This is a real opportunity to further shape and develop the business's on-going success and to be part of a dynamic organisation that offers excellent training and genuine future career prospects.

The emphasis will be on growing a sustainable business, and would suit an ambitious, forward-thinking senior management professional who is used to a fast-paced environment and has confidence, drive and energy to make things happen. You will be passionate about wanting to make a difference and see this opportunity as one in which you can totally make your own. Customer engagement, and an ability to forge very professional, long term business relationships fostering an environment of trust is essential as is an exceptional grasp of operations, the commercials and the people agenda.

Reporting directly into the Road Director and working cross-functionally with your global counterparts within the road division across European Road Freight, you will be responsible for leading high performing international transport and logistics services ensuring strong and profitable supply chain management.

You will be commercially astute, have proven operational expertise as well as being an inspiring leader. Your style will be open, honest and motivational, with the ability to identify talent, nurture it and develop future leaders. The nature of the role would suit someone whose style is hands-on, but fully understands the bigger picture and the steps requires to achieve business goals.

This role is however, a great opportunity for a dynamic, and energetic logistics professional who is keen to play a key part in developing the future direction of the company.

The appointment is open for immediate consideration so please send your CV without delay!

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