General Manager in Atlanta, GA at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Manager Duties & Responsibilities

A general manager's duties and responsibilities cover a lot of ground, but these are some of the core responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of the business unit or organization.
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of a strategy designed to grow the business.
  • Provide direct management of key functional managers and executives in the business unit.
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives.
  • Generate new sales/business leads for the company.
  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities.
  • Oversee key hiring and talent development programs.
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent.
  • Communicate strategy and results to the unit's employees.
  • Report key results to corporate officers.
  • Engage with corporate officers in broader organizational strategic planning.

General Manager Skills & Competencies

To be successful in this role, you'll generally need the following skills and qualities:

  • Strategic planning skills: GMs must ensure the development and implementation of a clear strategic plan for an organization or business unit.
  • Financial planning skills: GMs are responsible for looking at the future of the business and making key investments and investment recommendations.
  • Interpersonal skills: GMs must be able to support the development of a healthy internal culture that retains key employees and encourages their professional development.
  • Leadership skills: GMs are responsible for leading entire business units or divisions of an organization.
  • Must have 5 years minimum of Management in the Building Mateirals Industry. Lumber, Windows, Doors, Etc.

Expectations: Generate 5% Net Profit for the department

Compensation: Base Range 70-80K (depending on experience) plus

** Bonus 60K (depending on net profits for the division)

**please note this average over past 5 years

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.