General Manager - Food Science

Excellent salary
19 June 2018
17 July 2018
Operations Director
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


COO/General Manager – Cork
Working for an expanding Nutrition/Food Science Company based in Cork who are actively looking to recruit a COO/GM who will oversee the design, enhancement, implementation, reporting, and oversight of the company’s operations. Build, implement and oversee all of the systems, processes, workflows, and procedures. Shape and guide the future growth and development of the organization. Contribute to the overall strategic development of the company.

Duties include

  • Support the CEO in contributing to the business plan 
  • Create and manage the operations budget (including bill payment) 
  • Cost price calculations for complete production process
  • Manage all resources required for business, including technology and people 
  • Manage performance reviews and professional development plans for team
  • Manage operational structure and selection of new team members, with final approval of CEO
  • Manages relationships with external resource providers 
  • Leads all tactical and operation team meetings 
  • Ensures that all team members are looking for ways to increase efficiency 
  • Owns master project list and assigns special projects as needed and in agreement with the CEO

Skills/Experience required:

  • 10+ years experience in a similar role.  Degree qualified, preferably having completed an MBA
  • Ideally coming from a Food Science background
  • Must have P&L experience 
  • Leadership and management abilities to oversee the function
  • Possess a passion to help team members and clients 
  • Direct communications 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Strong process and planning orientation 
  • Goal-oriented, task driven 
  • Designs efficient systems, seeks productivity 
  • Balances team’s needs with goals of practice

Excellent Salary on offer.

Please email your CV (click APPLY) or call Marie on 021-4847133 to discuss the role in more detail.