Divisional Managing Director

 This successful private equity backed logistics business is looking to grow further via international expansion, and is seeking a Divisional Managing Director to develop a new division within the South East.


Role Description

 Reporting to the CEO, the Managing Director will be responsible for:

  • Completing the development of a new site, including building a new functional team
  • Leading a recruitment strategy to complete the 700 strong workforce
  • Delivering the operational P & L of the site, within set time-frames
  • Developing a detailed customer onboarding plan for new and existing customers
  • Strong management and control of key performance indicators
  • Achieve and sustain superior operational performance within budget whilst delivering continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide leadership, motivation, training and development to the workforce 
  • Maximise performance against customer requirements


  • General and multi-functional management experience in a logistics led environment
  • Large project delivery experience, including ‘start-up’ operations
  • Explicit understanding of the international logistics landscape
  • Exposure to and experience of Finance and Management information reporting 
  • Exceptional leader and motivator of people 
  • Highly customer oriented with a genuine desire to deliver first class service
  • Detail focused individual with an attuned understanding of just-in-time delivery 
  • Motivated by being “hands on”. Exceptional operations skills and ability to drive efficiencies 
Additional Benefits
Bonus, benefits
South East