General Manager

Job Overview

Our Client "Callan Co-op", have exclusively retained our services in seeking to recruit a General Manager on their behalf.
Established in 1889, Callan Co-op are an established farmer owned Co-op which has a large range of business interests with an annual turnover in excess of €25 million. The company is involved in milk procurement and milk assembly, Agri trading and a large Homewares store, petrol station and forecourt
Reporting directly to the board, the General Manager will have full responsibility for all aspects of the business. We are seeking a person with enthusiasm and flair who will help develop and grow the business taking ownership in developing the company's medium and long term strategy. The successful candidate will provide leadership to a dedicated team of employees and possess a deep appreciation of the Co-operatives ethos.
Key requirements are:

  • A minimum of 10 years at managerial level within the Agri or related sector. Previous exposure to the Co-operative sector would be desirable but not essential
  • A high level of interpersonal & leadership skills together with a strong ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation including shareholders, suppliers, customers and the wider community is essential
  • A third level degree in Dairy Science, Agri Science, Finance, or a related business discipline is a distinct advantage
  • Strong IT skills including MS Suite and a knowledge of accounting and administration packages.

Excellent salary and benefits commensurate on experience
If you are interested, please apply in strict confidence via link below with an up to date CV and a cover letter outlining your interest and how your experience makes you a qualified candidate for the role. For a confidential discussion, please contact Elizabeth Brannigan in FRS Recruitment Kilkenny

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