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Salary: circa £100k plus car allowance

Managing Director

Royal British Legion Industries

Our client, RBLI, is a well-known charity with market-leading Social Enterprise manufacturing factories in Kent, that provides employment, welfare, and homes to veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants; as well as people with disabilities and those who have been long-term unemployed.

The Requirement

The RBLI is now seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Operations and General Management professional from the manufacturing sector to become their Managing Director for the Social Enterprise businesses.

Core Role & Responsibilities

  • Direct, lead, inspire and motivate the charity’s Social Enterprise Manufacturing businesses to deliver to P&L budget
  • Deliver continuous improvement leading to top class quality and customer service to both beneficiaries and commercial customers
  • Deliver sales growth to target
  • Drive and enable the charity’s Social Enterprise commercial team to grow demand for products and services
  • Temper, where appropriate, commercial imperatives with charitable aims

Experience & Suitability

  • Proven operations leadership track record within manufacturing companies at a senior management level
  • Strong financial and commercial literacy – Evidential achievement of objectives, budgets, KPI’s, margin and continual improvement
  • A proven leader of people with a measurable track record of creating successful operations – an excellent team player
  • Strong commercial, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Goal focused with demonstrable reputation for delivery
  • Passion for service excellence
  • High energy levels to execute business decisions

The Opportunity 

  • The chance to be a Managing Director with the opportunity to make a real difference to veterans and their families’ lives
  • A highly respected national charity with a strong legacy
  • A charity with excellent funding and financials
  • A highly talented and stable senior management team
  • The chance to be involved with some really interesting social enterprise businesses

Please get in touch if you are interested.

  • CEO/MD
  • Charity / Third Sector
  • Kent, UK
Job Ref No: MD GW 02/24

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