UK Managing Director

Job Category: Biotechnology
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: 170.000

Total Financial Package circa £170,000
Based in Milton Keynes

Our client

Our global customer was founded in 1992, and their vision is to change the way the world cleans. Using Nature’s power, our aim has always been to replace harmful chemicals, eliminate waste and deliver truly sustainable cleaning solutions.
They are a leading advocate in the global recognition of biotechnology and sustainable solutions for the cleaning industry. As such, they make biotechnology a part of everyday life. They offer products that offer high levels of performance combined with highly sustainable profiles.
For over 29 years, their R&D has been focused on the development of sustainable products, driven wherever possible by their unique biotechnology.

Position Objective
● To ultimately provide strategic leadership in order to ensure the UK’s success and profitability through sales, new business development, operational management, and financial management of all aspects of the defined Business products and solutions.
● Ensure that the business grows and provides shareholder value.
● To establish policies and procedures, in partnership with the head office, that will strengthen the UK business.
● Relationship management of key business stakeholders and vendor partners.
● Risk Management to ensure business continuity.
● Confers with Executive Management regarding departmental requirements and solutions; facilitates the resolution of problems and the development of new initiatives to support business segments.
● Ensure that our clients solutions meet the highest levels of performance and effectiveness within the target markets and thereby ensure that the business meets its brand promise
● Ensure that the supply chain fully meets the business needs and is scalable

Requirements and Skills
● A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
● A minimum of 5-10 years of work experience in a related field
● A motivational, impactful, and collaborative leadership style
● Drive for self-development, ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic
● A strategic mindset followed by a powerful drive for execution
● An unwavering commitment driven by empathy for our customers and employees
● Demonstrated ability to build new business/develop accounts and business relationships
● An entrepreneurial drive and steadfast self-discipline
● Demonstrated experience and skills in staff development and performance management
● Experience growing accounts through exceptional service and partnership
● Ability to multi-task, think critically and creatively, excellent time-management skills, ability to assess client needs and deliver high-quality effective communications
● Demonstrated competence in writing
● Proficiency in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
● Familiarity with project management tools (e.g., MS Project, SharePoint)

Reporting structure
Reports to: Global Group CEO
Direct Reports: Sales Director, Finance Manager and Operations management
Indirect Reports: External Vendors

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