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Regional General Manager at Unipart Logistics

Regional General Manager

Unipart Logistics Coventry, West Midlands Full Time
As the Regional General Manager, (within a high profile national health sector contract), you will be accountable for the performance, development and service delivery through 4 Warehouse site General Managers. You will be accountable for multi-site operational performance through cost, delivery, people, quality, continuous improvement, environmental, safety, compliance and customer engagement key performance indicators as specified by the Operations Director across your region.

Regional General Manager Responsibilities:

• Regional compliance with health and safety regulations, GDP obligations and environmental and quality standards.
• Overall regional accountability for operational performance to Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators.
• Implementing, embedding, sustaining and ensuring operational excellence using the principles of 'The Unipart Way' CI, lean methodology.
• Driving a culture of employee engagement, championing employee voice through local and regional employee recognition, supporting employee engagement through commitment to Employee Forums, Trade Unison Partnership and the delivery of world-class employee engagement levels through Engagement and Pulse check surveys across your region.
• Leadership of the multi-site operational teams, working collaboratively within a matrix organisation to ensure capability and delivery of operational objectives to meet the business plan and targets.
• Supporting the delivery and implementation of your regions medium and long term resource plans, taking into account local and national market challenges, tracking fulfilment and quality measures, and ensuring customer demand and business plans are met.
• Multi-site Operational budget setting and management within targets, ensuring all financial targets, fee revenue and cash flow are managed to budget and forecast.
• Monitoring regional performance and the achievement of appropriate delta correction through robust operational reviews and audits.
• Developing relationships of mutual understanding and respect through effective two-way communication processes across site teams, customers and suppliers.

Regional General Manager Requirements:

• Degree or higher academic achievement highly desirable.
• Proven experience of operating effectively at a senior stakeholder level (Director and OC engagement).
• Ability to support and direct multiple large teams of circa 150 employees at each site, to deliver the required standards and performance.
• Regional input and accountability for P and L of multiple warehouses (4 x £4million t/o for example).
• Proven ability to define, plan, manage and sustain both Organisation and operational change projects.
• Resilience in ability to work under pressure in a challenging and constantly changing environment, evidenced by previous experience in a fast changing, volume driven working and customer environment.
• Commercial acumen to understand, challenge and manage financial decision making.
• Clear leadership skills, to inspire with energy and passion within and across Senior Leaders and their teams.
• Proven successful commercial negotiation experience with suppliers.
• Knowledge and accountability of the obligations under GDP legislation
• Proven senior customer stakeholder experience.
• MCILT desirable.

About Unipart Group:

You may remember Unipart as the company who in the 1970s revolutionised the automotive parts industry. Unipart is a different company today with clients such as Vodafone, Sky, Jaguar Land Rover and the NHS. The Unipart Group is an independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy company who employs nearly 10,000 employees worldwide and has an annual turnover of more than £1 billion.

Location: Field Based Southern Sites (Coventry, Suffolk Park, Bridgwater, Maidstone)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £75,000 plus car / car allowance, pension, healthcare

You may have experience of the following: Regional General Manager, Area General Manager, Area Manager, Regional Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Distribution Operations Manager, Logistics Operations Manager, Commercial Manager, Third Party Logistics, 3PL, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, etc

Ref: 103 677

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Job ID: 103677