General Manager Wanted

Simply Cups has grown rapidly over the last three years and our award-winning scheme now comprises over 90 Members and is continually innovating to seek the most environmentally, socially and economically beneficial outcome. For example, recent innovation now means that we are able to manufacture new functional products from used cups, that can be sold back to those businesses from whom we collect. This can also be recovered and recycled once they have reached their end-of-life -how circular is that!!

We have ambitious plans to grow the scheme further and to help us achieve this, we are now looking to recruit a General Manager who will manage the ever increasing interest from businesses wanting to join and participate, as well as supporting the ongoing design and development of the solution.

Role

Reporting to, and working with, the Director on developing the overall Simply Cups strategy, the General Manager will have full financial and operational responsibility for the scheme, as well as being tasked with the recruitment and management of a growing team.

Experience

Over 10 years’ experience working within either the foodservice packaging, hospitality, facilities management or waste and recycling sectors.

A successful track record in the business to business sales of either products or services.

Experience of full P&L responsibility.

Ability to recruit and manage a small team.

Excellent presentation skills.

An understanding of the full product lifecycle and the principles of the Circular Economy.

Personal Attributes

Excellent communication skills.

A pro-active ‘self-starter’ who is able to act on own initiative.

Confident, outgoing, determined and resilient.

Honest and open personality.

Able to contribute ideas and innovation.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

Apply, with a CV, via LinkedIn using this link