General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Industry: Commercial
Reference: 1082927
Contact Name: Scott Harding
Contact Email:
Job Published 22th Mar 2021

Job Description

We have been retained exclusively to source an experienced General Manager.

About the business
This is an Indigenous business driven to provide a sustainable level of ongoing skills and work opportunities for indigenous businesses and indigenous people.  They engage with both Indigenous and non-indigenous personnel and business partners to deliver projects and technical services nationally. They pride themselves on being highly skilled in, Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning, Skilled labour supply Project Delivery & Project Management.
Our client constructs capital improvements to existing infrastructure, as well as new standalone projects to defence and infrastructure sectors, with projects ranging in value from $5M - $30M.
Our client has been growing year by year as they continue to deliver outstanding work and projects across Australia. They currently have office locations in, Perth, Darwin, Adelaide & Brisbane.
About the role

This is a newly created position that reports to the Managing Director. The General Manager would play a key role within the senior leadership team and would be responsible for driving growth within the Defence, Infrastructure & Resources sectors nationally.
The objective of the General Manager role is to lead the way in securing and delivering new project opportunities, develop long term business strategies and to ensure objectives are achieved. The General Manager is also responsible for preparing financial reports for effective management & demonstrating operational effectiveness.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead management team to create the business's strategic plan

  • Further develop key client relationships within the Defence sector nationally utilising current experience and relationships.

  • Create new opportunities within Infrastructure and Resource sectors utilising current experience and relationships.

  • Strategic input and leadership

  • Represent and promote the company through stakeholder engagement, sponsorship and general communications

  • Manage stakeholder/contract risks

  • Monitor and control performance

  • Create and implement a marketing plan and activity calendar

  • Continually review and improve internal processes and systems 

  • Oversee workforce planning, staff development, and recruitment 

Skills and experience
The successful candidate will have:

  • Must have strong senior management/leadership, business acumen and people management experience (ideally 10 years combined)

  • Must have Principal Contractor / Client-Side / Consulting experience

  • Have proven experience in training, coaching, and developing teams

  • Have proven experience in driving teams to reach targets and KPI's

  • Quantifiable track record as a senior manager

  • Strong networks and relationships within the Defence, Infrastructure or Resources sector is highly regarded

Benefits and perks
Highly competitive salary based on experience

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in discussing further, you can call Scott Harding on 0424 597 600 or APPLY now.