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General Manager, London

South East

Full-Time (permanent)


Executive Recruit have another General Manager job vacancy for a London based client – handled by our South East office.

If general management is your forte, this is a fantastic opportunity at an FMCG company based in London, with an outstanding package on offer.

The newly-created General Manager will report directly to the UK Managing Director and will lead and provide mentoring for 15 direct reports and the wider colleague base, joining this FMCG retailer at a time of massive expansion following a recent restructure.

Coming from a background in senior general management and operations, you must possess a good understanding of supply chain and logistics, responsible for our client’s entire portfolio of UK stores and distribution centres.
Ideally educated to MBA level and with experience primarily in a blue chip environment, you will have proven skills in effectively leading a fast-paced retail organisation. A car is provided and the role will involve travel to a number of their UK-wide sites on a weekly basis, along with overnight stays, working closely with each location’s manager and team to maximise its efficiency. You must be an outstanding communicator, able to resolve sometimes quite delicate challenges, logistical issues and business interruption. The face of the brand, the General Manager will also be responsible for ensuring that the stores run compliantly, up to date legislatively, maintaining a good environmental and ethical standing in their communities, and that their staff are motivated, achieving results and proud to work for our client.

The rewards are high for the right individual who has a hunger to deliver results, build a brand and continuously enhance a prestigious FMCG business such as this. To apply you must be legally entitled to work in the UK. Candidates currently registered with Executive Search UK will automatically be considered.


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