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General Manager

Ref code: GWA99099143
£50k - 60k per year
Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Office Based

General Manager. Our client's range of independent UKAS accredited laboratories provides on-site testing and laboratory services to the construction, quarry products, and civil engineering industries across the UK. They provide purpose-built facilities fully equipped for testing various materials, their highly trained technicians and engineers ensure quality and reliability in every service they offer.

Location: Resides in the Midlands and willing to travel to Tipton, Chesterfield, and Leicester

General Manager role overview: We are seeking a skilled General Manager to lead three pivotal business areas within our client's Group: Calibration, Structural Testing, and Subsidence Investigations. Based in key locations across the UK, the successful candidate will manage dedicated teams of professionals, driving growth and excellence in each business segment.

General Manager responsibilities:
- Oversee Calibration, Structural Testing, and Subsidence Investigations businesses.
- Manage day-to-day operations leaders of each business unit.
- Develop high-level leadership and growth strategies for each business.
- Drive revenue growth for Calibration, navigate a competitive environment for Structural Testing, and manage seasonality challenges for Subsidence Investigations.
- Collaborate with department managers to achieve stable units with modest growth in the first year.
- Focus on stabilisation and modest progress in the first year, with plans to accelerate growth in 2024.

General Manager (experience, skills & qualifications) criteria:
- Experience in an operationally focused leadership role, with a blend of commercial/sales expertise.
- Proven success in implementing structures/processes leading to team and revenue growth.
- Ideally from the Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC) industry.
- Strong people and change management skills, especially in merging separate businesses.
- Experience with leadership across multiple sites or in small business environments.
- Ideally has experience in a similar industry or company.

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