Managing Director

This is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially astute, entrepreneurial Managing Director to join a business with an established product set and substantial financial backing. This newly created position will have full responsibility for the business strategy and financial performance.


Role Description

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and deliver the annual sales plan through detailed monthly forecasting to ensure revenue growth in line with the company’s strategy
  • Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring the advancement of the business, development of the team and achievement of desired revenue targets
  • Establish a pricing strategy that represents client value whilst delivering the budgeted revenues
  • Lead and oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy
  • Oversee and manage the client user experience from business origination to execution
  • Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry
  • Build trusted relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important shareholders
  • Analyse complex situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  • Develop marketing strategies that increase brand awareness and optimise the impact of promotional activities
  • Ensure that the company products keep pace with client requirements and that new technologies are explored and considered to maintain competitive advantage
  • Role model the values to support the creation of a positive and engaging work environment.


Skills and Experiences:
  • Commercial background with experience of or exposure to both Sales and Marketing;
  • Used to and confident in making business critical decisions;
  • Significant experience within the consulting, technology or human capital management sectors;
  • Comfortable in fast moving entrepreneurial environment;
  • Financially and operationally literate;
  • Ability to align sales strategy, performance and culture with wider company objectives;
  • Demonstrable experience of sales into c-suite of corporate clients
  • Demonstrable General Management and P/L leadership experience.
Personal Qualities:
  • Ideally degree educated from a recognised institution
  • Entrepreneurial and commercially creative
  • Practically minded, not afraid of getting stuck in and hands on
  • Proven track record in achieving substantial targets
  • Presence and gravitas, but someone who is personable and out-going
  • Motivated and enthused by difficulty and challenge, coupled with a strong competitive nature to excel and build the best team
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and get things done
  • Good problem solver. Capable of overcoming blocks and barriers
  • Ability to inspire the team and also excite potential customers
  • Accommodating attitude towards measured professional risk
  • Highly ambitious and infectious enthusiasm.


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