Are you a passionate and strategic commercial and operational leader with a deep understanding of the flower industry? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.
Our client is seeking a talented and experienced General Manager to oversee their expanding flower importing business, catering to both the retailers, the wholesale sectors and other partner supply companies in the flower sectors.
- Strategic Planning: Develop and implement effective strategies to drive the growth and profitability of the flower importing business.
- Operations Management: Oversee all aspects of the importing process, including sourcing, transportation, quality control, and inventory management.
- Sales and Marketing: Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to develop and execute strategies to attract new customers and retain existing ones.
- Team Leadership: Provide strong leadership to the team, fostering a positive work environment, and ensuring high performance and productivity.
- Financial Management: Monitor financial performance, analyse data, and make data-driven decisions to optimise profitability and manage costs.
- Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, retailers, and wholesale clients to ensure long-term partnerships and customer satisfaction.
- Industry Trends: Stay updated with market trends, competitor activities, and industry developments to identify opportunities and maintain a competitive edge.
- Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards governing the flower importing business.
Requirements To Create Success in the Role:
- Proven Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior management role within the flower industry, preferably in flower importing.
- Business Acumen: Strong business acumen with a track record of driving business growth and achieving financial targets.
- Leadership Skills: Exceptional leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve goals.
- Industry Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of the flower industry, including sourcing, transportation, and quality control processes.
- Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop and execute strategic plans, identify opportunities, and address challenges effectively.
- Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships and negotiate effectively.
- Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address operational issues and drive continuous improvement.
- Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing business needs and work in a fast-paced environment.
Our client offers a competitive salary package and a supportive work environment where your skills and expertise will be valued. There is also the potential to take an even larger leadership role in the business post a proving period.
Join our client and play a key role in shaping the next chapter of their very well established and profitable flower importing business.
To apply, please submit your resume via this website.
*Note: All applications will be treated confidentially, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.