General Manager UK – Certification and Type Approval development

Site UK (depending on your existing location)
Tasks You will report to the International and Development Director. You will be located in UK (depending on your existing location).Your mission will be organized as follow:
  • General Management
    • Supervise the existing operations along with the local team in Bristol and being the interface with French services when needed
    • Manage the local team (X persons in Bristol) and be the interface for the French HR team
    • Manage client operations from order to invoice while being the interface with French HQ when needed (Sales, Finance and IT services)
    • Provide a detailed reporting on a regular basis thanks to qualitative and quantitive analysis (P&L)
    • Ensure local site operational management (Offices installations, administrative set-up, IT…)
  • Certification Operations
    • Manage the local team to ensure consistency and efficiency of operations in close contact with French certification team when needed
    • Propose a development plan to promote and develop certification business with UK clients
    • Ensure the implementation of the development plan
  • Type Approval Operations
    • Propose a development plan for Type approval activities along with existing client portfolio as well as with new clients in a context of Brexit
    • Ensure the implementation of the development plan
    The above duties are not limited and might be extended upon request from management
    Qualifications Desired skills and experiences:
    • University degree in automotive engineering or related discipline
    • Past experience working for an OEM with a proven experience in Type Approval
    • Business development and management experience might be a plus
    • Technical knowledge (Type approval, Certification) and previous experience in the Automotive Industry would be differentiation criteria