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Managing Director Job Description

The managing director holds ultimate responsibility for the day to day running of the company and its strategic direction.

Duties of the managing director

  • Leading the company and ensuring all employees buy into the company vision.
  • Setting the overall strategic direction of the company alongside the board.
  • Planning and implementing long term business strategies to achieve the company’s objectives.
  • Devising a 5-year plan and working with other board members to oversee its implementation.
  • Meeting with the finance director on a regular basis to review the company’s financial performance.
  • Interviewing for senior positions within the organisation and signing off offers of employment.
  • Managing the direction of the company and guiding senior members of the company.
  • Working closely with the Sales Director on sales strategy and approach to winning new business.
  • Carrying out regular SWOT analysis to mitigate any potential risks through industry and market changes.
  • Speaking at events and exhibitions on behalf of the company.
  • Looking for opportunities to increase efficiencies and speed up processes across the business.
  • Implementing new processes and procedures across the business.
  • Setting company-wide KPI’s to gauge company performance in all areas.
  • Working closely with the Sales Director and Sales Team to land large accounts.
  • Setting company budgets and forecasts alongside the finance director.
  • Reporting results to the shareholders on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Analyzing opportunities for growth in market segments to drive profitability.
  • Succession planning for senior members of the company to ensure all departments are managed continuously.

Background of the Managing Director

  • Proven track record of successfully managing similar sized organisations.
  • Target driven and results focussed individual.
  • Natural leader and motivator of people.
  • Relevant industry experience and knowledge of the target market.
Should you need assistance recruiting for a Managing Director then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our recruitment team on 020 8349 3508.

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