General Manager

The SearchLogix Group  •  Philadelphia, PA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Posted on 07/27/17 by SearchLogix Group
The SearchLogix Group
Philadelphia, PA
5 - 7 years experience
Posted on 07/27/17 SearchLogix Group

Posting Number: 201524 LD

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Greater Philadelphia Area

Willing to Relocate: yes

Compensation: $200k package

Education Requirements: BA/BS masters a plus


Job Specifics:

Lead the Unit, which has locations in Philadelphia and Tennessee well as regional transportation offices in Europe and Asia

Direct and coordinate all of the activities performed by a cross-functional team, measure business performance on a regular basis while having ultimate responsibility for achieving the Business Unit’s goals and objectives. 

Develop specific short-term and long-range plans and programs as well as support budget requests and financial estimates

Review and approve, or develop and submit for approval, plans for the management of operations, quality, budget spending, capital improvements, customer service and human resources

Review performance against operating plans and standards

Provide reports and interpretation of results to direct reports to shape actions

Ensure Business Unit regulatory compliance for the warehousing and transportation of products and make recommendations for the improvement of policies and procedures

Drive a quality mindset within the business; ensure resources and processes support delivery of high quality and service.

Foster and maintain a customer focused culture throughout the business and maintain relationships with large customers as the executive sponsor

Lead the commercial activities of the business including sales and marketing to deliver profitable growth. Work closely with the customer on initiatives to ensure mutually satisfying development, implementation and execution

Direct, monitor and effectively appraise the performance of all direct reports recommending or providing training and development activities where appropriate

Identify resource needs in line with defined strategies to grow and leverage the business

Formulate the long-term strategy of the Business Unit and translate that strategy into programs and actions for which responsibility is delegated with oversight and guidance to ensure execution of such programs and actions 

The Ideal Candidate:  

BS/BA or equivalent in business and 5years progressive business management experience

Superior analytical and problem solving skills

Strong leadership, people development skills

Results-oriented with strong decision making ability

Sound administrative skills and well-developed management skills

Participative management style with well-developed interpersonal skills

Travel as necessary, internationally and domestically, 50%

Minimum of 15years progressive experience in logistics, with exposure to freight forwarding, specialty courier, warehousing, and distributionpreferred 

Prior business management experience, to include matrix management, with solid business results and direct management of a P&L

Experience in the 3rd Party Logistics industry, with customer and financial responsibility.

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