Executive Vice President and General Manager
Company: ARG Recruiting
Posted on: October 9, 2018
Are you an experienced Executive level leader for a manufacturer for capital equipment that sells through distributors?As the VP & General Manager, you will research, develop, lead and execute the Divisions strategies to drive short and long-term organization goals for profitable business growth and global brand value. Accountabilities: You will interface with key stakeholders to identify, develop, and lead short and long-term strategies that drive the Divisions success. You will explore new product opportunities and develop/lead short and long-term market strategies to expand the global reach and achieve long-term business objectives You will develop and manage sales and operational Key Performance Indicators, ensuring that continuous enhancement of products, quality, delivery, and cost containment objectives are met. You will champion change management initiatives targeted towards the Mission, Vision, and Values, while engaging, developing, mentoring and leading individual contributors to higher levels of performance. You will participate and provide business and financial analysis on trends, opportunities, and overall Divisional direction to continually move the organization forward. Requirements: Education: An MBA in Business, Sales, Marketing, or related field; will consider a BS degree in a related field with proven leadership and management expertise. Experience: 7+ years of progressive senior business and leadership experience within an international mid- to large size manufacturing organization, selling large capital equipment, industrial products, or similar large revenue products through a dealer network. Functional Skills: Excellent strategic, organizational planning and executing skills; strong analytical skills with financial planning/cost containment experience; experience in formalizing and leading Key Performance Indicators and contingency plans that will drive the business is also important. Technology Aptitude/Skills: Excellent Microsoft Office Skillset; ability to learn and use in-house developed software programs is also essential. Language Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; will interact with key customers, dealers, opinion leaders, as well as all levels of the organization to lead and facilitate a vision. Leadership/Behaviors: Natural curiosity to learn the business; what is working and where enhancements can help the company to grow. Understands the art of change management, getting buy-in, and leading with a connected vision. Position requires a collaborative, supportive, humble and genuine leader, who is highly organized, credible, accountable, and who can take reasonable risks and make sound business decisions. Uses a calm, goal-oriented, compassionate communication approach, yet is highly driven and results-oriented. Possesses a strength in interpreting large amounts of data, making strategic assumptions, and creating a solid business case on new initiatives is also important. Strong ability to influence key decision makers and yet listen and learn from a diverse group of people is also key. Can be innovative, and able to step outside of the box and propose new solutions, while also being compliance-oriented and self-directed. Flexibility and adaptability is also important for business dealings in various parts of the world. Culture Match Behaviors: Professional in appearance, customer-focused, intuitive thinker who can take a vision and facilitate a plan of execution. Other Important Information: Salary: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise. This position is eligible for bonus & profit sharing! And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows! Reports To: CEO Direct Reports: Approximately 8 Travel: Approximately 30%
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