General Manager

Location: Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Management
Reference: BBBH976_1601869414
Job Published: October 05, 2020

Booth's Transport is a family owned and operated company and have been setting the standard in service and professionalism for more than 25 years. From their Head Office in Palmerston North, and branches in Wellington, Mount Maunganui and Auckland they continue their proud history of delivering reliable and professional service - built on a commitment to quality.

We are searching for an experienced General Manager to join this rapidly growing business. Based in Palmerston North and reporting to the Board of Directors; you'll be tasked with taking this company from good to great.

You'll be pleased to know that they are well-resourced and have robust systems and processes in place; along with a solid IT strategy. To date the growth has been organic, however more recently by acquisition, but always sustainable.

To be successful in this role you'll have:

  • Exceptional leadership skills, along with the ability to get results through others. You will have previously led a senior management team across all functions in a business
  • Comprehensive financial acumen
  • A strategic approach to business
  • The drive and energy to take others on the journey of growth and change
  • The ability to balance complex and conflicting situations across large teams and multiple sites
  • A background in transport and/or logistics

This is a great role for an experienced General Manager who likes to make a difference within a thriving organisation. This is a significant and complex senior management role with overall responsibility for the smooth running of all business operations. For the right candidate this is an exciting opportunity to become part of a committed and highly motivated team. The business has a keen focus on continuous improvements, excellent customer relationships and maintaining world class service. We are looking for a strong and inspiring leader, who is people and process focused allowing the business to meet its potential and build on its capabilities.

This is an exciting time for the company and this appointment is an important step in building what the future will look like. Will you be part of it?

For more information contact Marie Howley-Watson on 021 781 681 or Amanda Assink on 021 520 643