General Manager ANZ

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Nick Hindhaugh

About the company

This organisation is a global branded consumer durables business (circa $200m turnover) across multiple categories sold through a variety of retailers predominantly hardware and discount department stores, but also with a growing commercial (B2B) channel strategy. With local and offshore manufacturing, and a global mandate to drive a culture of innovation across the product range and ways of working, the business has a strong growth agenda.

About the role

The GM (ANZ) will report directly to the CEO (based internationally) and have full P&L responsibility for the Australian and NZ business. As part of the role you will be responsible for:

  • Part of the global leadership team to help drive a truly global organisation
  • Lead all functions including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Manufacturing, HR and Finance across ANZ
  • Drive deep retail partnerships and grow business into new customer groups
  • Grow the commercial (B2B) business including potential M&A activity
  • Build the culture and capability of the ANZ team (circa 100 staff)

Experience & Skills

To ensure your success in this role, you must present with:

  • Experience gained as a GM/MD/Divisional Director from a Consumer Durables business
  • Ideally experience in the consumer hardware channel (and have dealt with Bunnings)
  • Marketing and product led
  • Ideally experience in a manufacturing led environment or an environment where product innovation is at the forefront
  • A highly commercial and strategic leader who has proven experience in growing businesses organically and through acquisition activities
  • Experience with high level negotiations with customers and suppliers
  • Exceptional leadership and influencing skills
  • Tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline

How to Apply

If this sounds like it's for you, then please push the 'Apply Now' button to forward your CV with a covering letter outlining your relevant experience as listed above. You can also contact Nick Hindhaugh on 03 8613 3522 for a confidential discussion.