A talented Managing Director is required to steer the development of the new 3PL business including the resourcing of high caliber executives and professionals; the control of costs and profit and loss; the selection and implementation of appropriate systems; the governance of the business and the development of the on-going strategy and the business cases to support it. You will need to be able to operate without a large supporting infrastructure and when necessary must be prepared to be hands-on.
Candidates need previous experience of working with a Board at MD / CEO level along with proven ability of developing a strategy and the business cases / business plan that support it.
- As well as good all round general management skills, you will need to be commercially astute and highly numerate with previous experience of P&L management and ownership.
- Customer relationship management will be important so you must have excellent leadership and networking skills to gain the respect of customers.
In essence, we seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual with an inherent passion to succeed - the kind of individual who can gain the momentum to make things happen and take the business forward. Added to this, you will need an understanding of the 3PL sector and a wealth of experience of leading teams across varied cultures backed-up by an existing reputation within the international logistics arena.