General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alexandria, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH8490_1539652419
Contact Name: Hayley Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2018 12:13

Job Description


The position reports into the Managing Director and involves mentoring/leading a Head Office team of professionals.

This innovative design house is looking for a GM to coordinate the operations across Design, Production, Sales, Marketing and Finance and to ensure the distribution channels between Asia, Australia, Europe and the USA are fine-tuned.

This is a strategic yet hands-on role most suitable for someone with a desire to lead
all budgetary, strategic and operational components. Being a pivotal role within the company they require an extremely motivated, dynamic and proactive individual who can identify with the product and understand the customer base in order to ensure the business is continually improving.

Key Responsibilities Include
:: Provide a customer-focused, market-driven approach to strategic planning (know your customer, understand changing market variables)
:: Develop Brand and Business plans in line with the corporate planning cycle
:: Involved in the achievement of growth targets and the overall financial performance of the Brand/Business
:: Responsible for setting financial performance of the business portfolio
:: Develop processes and range plans to ensure efficiencies in the design, development and sourcing processes
:: Drive process and supply chain procedures
:: Review Design, Production, Sales and Delivery departments
:: Maintain a thorough understanding of the Pre-Production process, ensuring best practice in systems
:: Review merchandise performance on a regular basis
:: Review the Marketing goals of the company including, planning, scheduling, budgeting and operational requirements
:: Review wholesale relationships with Department Store Accounts - Local and International
:: Provide direction to the team to establish budgets, report on results and reforecast as required
:: Deliver sustainable financial results to the MD in line with budget/forecast and market expectation
:: Integrate the planning of sales, stock levels, stock turns, margins and mark-down for each category into annual budgeting processes
:: Ensure all staff functions are transparent
:: Staff training, mentoring and coaching
:: Liaise with the MD on key strategic and daily operational matters

To be considered for this role you must possess excellent communication skills and leadership qualities. It is essential you identify the importance of being a team player and are capable of promoting the company's values and visions within the team. Your attention to detail, IT systems knowledge and people management skills will be powerful tools to bring to this business.

Ideally you will have substantial experience working as a GM gained from within a medium-sized apparel wholesale or retail business; and understand the requirements of local and offshore garment manufacturing. Experience with distribution and logistics between Australia, Hong Kong, Europe and the USA is desirable.

Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted in relation to their application.

To apply click APPLY NOW and attach a Word resume and your application will be directed to quoting S8490HM phone - 8223 5300

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