General Manager - Leicester

16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Job Type
Full Time
General Manager - Distribution - Asda Logistics Services

About the role

• To lead the Distribution site team of up to approximately 1000 colleagues, in order to provide a world class service to our stores. You'll be responsible for managing and leading the site Senior Management team and to deliver and outperform against the plan and responsible for all Warehouse and Transport activity from site
• Responsible for leading, coaching and inspiring the Depot Management team and your colleagues to deliver the optimum warehouse plan for the site
• Responsible for effective, timely and world class communication across the site and regarding the site performance
• Driving continuous improvement in the Depot through the plan
• Driving succession planning to ensure that talent is grown, and the bar on performance is raised

What you'll need:

• Experience running a large Distribution centre
• Strong leadership behaviours in line with Asda's values
• Ability to flex and react quickly within an ever changing environment
• A high level of influencing and communication skills is required, as you will be working with colleagues from all areas of the business, Union reps and 3rd party organisations
• A 'can do' attitude and a personality that thrives in a culture defined by pace, passion and stretch

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