Managing Director

Dublin based but with travel throughout the European Union
02 October 2018
19 October 2018
‘Managing Director’
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Connections has been retained to recruit for the Senior Executive post of Managing Director on behalf of a prominent international building materials company with offices in Ireland.


Reporting to the European Managing Director, the Managing Director will be responsible for the strategic growth, operational management, financial management and the commercial development of the Irish and UK operations. 

Principal responsibilities inherent within this tremendous role will include: directing company strategy towards profitable growth and operations of the company; ensuring that operational, planning, and financial control systems are in place; monitoring the operating and financial results against plans and budgets; preparing and presenting monthly management information packs at board meetings; effectively managing the commercial development activities, growing the company via the launch of new products; and leading the planning and implementation of business marketing and growth strategies. 

This is a highly demanding but rewarding post, which requires exceptional strategic vision, outstanding leadership, as well as sound commercial development, finance transformation and management abilities.  The appointee will be responsible for empowering and developing the inherent experience that exists within the business and operating as a key member of a successful Senior Management Team.

Suitably qualified and interested candidates will be experienced in operating at Senior Management / Executive level – Managing Director, Director, Chief Operations Officer or Commercial Director within the building materials sector.  In addition, candidates will have proven ability to manage and lead the strategic, operational, commercial and financial activities of such an organisation.  The Managing Director will be a results orientated individual who possesses excellent leadership, relationship building, business development, strategic, financial and commercial acumen.  

The position is Dublin based but with travel throughout the European Union as required.

Our client is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds.

How to Apply

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence, to our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting Reference: ‘Managing Director’, and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 12:00 Noon on Friday 19th October 2018 for the attention of:

Darren McCabe, Associate Director

Principal Connections – The Irish Arm of Agilium Worldwide LLC

95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland


Telephone: +353 (0)1 703 88 88


Principal Connections is Ireland’s leading Retained Executive Search and Leadership Consulting Firm and the Irish Arm of Agilium Worldwide LLC one of the World’s largest and foremost Executive Search Organisations

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