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Job Title

Area Business Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£35,000 per annum
BenefitsCompany Car
LocationsDevon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted05 December 2018

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Responsible for the profitable delivery of a £multi-million developed profit and look at areas of lossm, within service and contract requirements. My client provides safe and secure transportation and custody suite services for prisoners and young people in custody.

Client Details

Based in Exeter is a major logistics distribution and supply chain.


Area Business Manager

  • Manage the overall operation of your area to meet profit targets within a £4million devolved P&L account

  • Understand key profit drivers, and direct all efforts to ensuring a profitable return from the Area

  • Understand the operation, the planning process and all other business system processes and ensure consistent application of SOP’s across the Area

  • Achieve service standards as stipulated in the contract

  • Develop excellent understanding of the contract to ensure best value for the client

  • Manage, motivate and lead geographically diverse employee group within the area to maximise their performance and productivity

  • Ensure all employees working in your area of responsibility are fully aware of company policies, procedures and contractual requirements

  • Work as part of the Regional team towards the achievement of the Region and objectives

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders including MOJ, Court employees, Prison staff and Governors in order to influence them positively towards supporting objectives


Area Business Manager

  • General business management knowledge and business unit management experience within cost and profit targets

  • Commercial experience, understanding a contract and operating within that to achieve profitability

  • People management experience within a unionised business

  • Able to operate effectively in a multi-site environment

  • Good understanding of Health & Safety legislation

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

  • Proven persuader and influencer

  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of risk assessment techniques

  • Driving Licence

  • Computer literacy

  • Able to achieve security clearance to enhanced CRB and MoJ enhanced check status, possibly required to enter into MoD vetting additionally

  • Self-motivated and tenacious

  • Highly confident in challenging the status-quo to positively influence and support achievement of business objectives

Job Offer

Area Business Manager based in Exeter

Salary £35,000 per annum

Company Car

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