Managing Director

For further information please contact Jodie Woodrow.

Pure Executive are proud to be working as the exclusive retained partner in the appointment of a new Managing Director to this highly successful, respected family business. With a reputation built on quality, customer service and innovation the business has experienced year on year profitable growth and has ambitious plans for continued expansion in the UK and beyond. They are proud to have many long-serving team members and a large proportion of the management team have been promoted from within, whilst they continuously invest in the careers of the next generation of experts and leaders.

As part of an overall succession plan, the business is seeking a new Managing Director to lead all day-to-day operations and work collaboratively as part of a well-balanced and experienced Board. The business has an all-inclusive, progressive culture and invests in the development and engagement of its people, infrastructure and systems. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding and visionary leader, who is aligned to the purpose and values of the business to continue building the brand and lead the next phase of growth.
Core responsibilities:

  • Continuous development and delivery of sustainable growth strategy in collaboration with the Board, shareholders and senior leadership.
  • Day to day leadership of the business to ensure it achieves its strategic goals and remains an employer of choice in the region.
  • Drive engagement, productivity and profitability over the short, medium, and long term.
  • Build strong relationships with the shareholders, Executive Board and senior leadership team, consulting and collaborating on key developments and company performance.
  • Lead, guide, coach and support the management team.
  • Drive commercial activity, innovation and opportunities for the business by understanding the market, industry trends and competitor landscape.
  • Ensure the business stays ahead of technology tends and developments, utilising technology as a platform for continued growth.
  • Ensure the business has a positive impact on employees and the local community.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience and characteristics:
  • Previous Board experience with a track record of working as part of an Executive leadership team driving profitable growth, performance and increased productivity.
  • Experience of leading commercial activity across sales and marketing, with commitment to quality, innovation and relationship led customer service.
  • Experience within the distribution sector would be an advantage.
  • Strong understanding of business finance having had ownership of a P&L.
  • A collaborative, engaging and inspiring leader with the ability to successfully manage change.
  • Focussed on creating a progressive, engaged performance culture that nurtures, develops and rewards its people.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, articulate communication and presentation skills.
  • Energy, passion and positive proactive approach to making things happen.
  • Good decision-making skills, calm and considered under pressure.
A very competitive salary and remuneration package is on offer including performance related bonus, company car/allowance, pension and healthcare. 

Contact Jodie Woodrow, Director at Pure Executive for further information.