An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior logistics management professional to join our team as a General Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for embedding our vision and strategy across several business units in England. As a senior leader, you will also be accountable for the safety performance, profitability, and growth of the operations under your control. As part of a hybrid working arrangement, there will be a requirement to travel on a regular basis (possible locations include North East England, North West England and East Anglia).
Reporting to the Managing Director for England and Renewables Strategy, you will lead and promote safe working practices and initiatives within the workforce and provide operational leadership and direction to ensure Peterson meets and exceeds the delivery of service level agreements with our customers. You will also drive top line growth and secure new business from across the energy sector including renewables. As such, we are keen to hear from applicants with an understanding of the energy transition and experience in wind energy.
We believe our people should represent the communities, organisations, and individuals we work with. We positively welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities or longstanding health conditions, people who are LGBTQ+, and people from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as well as people of all ages.
To be considered for this position, you will have experience operating at a similar level. You will also have experience in contract management, financial management and business development. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and be able to negotiate and influence at all levels. A commitment to health and safety is essential, as is a focus on delivering operational excellence for our customers.
From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.
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