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General Manager in Αθήνα at ICAP

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Job Description

ICAP Executive Search & Selection part of ICAP Group, the largest Business Services Group in South-Eastern Europe, is among the top premium consultancies in Greece. With more than 40 years of experience, we specialize in assessing and recruiting Senior to Middle level Executives based on our client needs.

 ICAP Executive Search, on behalf of our client, a well-established company operating in the field of advanced engineering plastics and composites production, is seeking for a high caliber and driven General Manager


General Manager (Ref. 4387/GM/ESS/GR)


The Role:

The General Manager will plan and manage all business operations to achieve corporate goals and accomplish sustainable growth, to position the organization in a leading role within the industry.


  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the teams, so that they consistently meet and exceed performance metrics
  • Defines the business plan in line with the strategy while maximizing opportunities.
  • Leads the business forward with providing vision, inspiration and professionalism, aligned with corporate strategies.
  • Cooperates and understands the customer needs (international and domestic), market dynamics, industry trends and the competitive landscape in the plastics and composites production industry
  • Actively searches for best in class technologies among competitors and anticipates relevant trends.
  • Consistently provides quality products and customer services that result in customer satisfaction.
  • Achieve maximization of profits and sustainable ROI by prudent and efficient management of resources.
  • Promotes and expands the company’s commercial activity, meets with key accounts, participates in industry international exhibitions, and identifies new business opportunities
  • Secure flawless execution of all plans and programs.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or other Engineering discipline like Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the plastics industry
  • At least 5 years of experience should have been at Director´s or General Management level
  • Significant successful commercial experience with the industry’s environment including P&L responsibility
  • Leadership of major complex projects
  • Diverse functional knowledge of exposure to commercial, manufacturing and finance
  • Solid people management experience across a range of functions
  • International experience is an asset
  • Fluency in Greek and English (written and oral)
  • Strong IT systems literacy
  • Solid leadership skills, ownership and accountability
  • Strong strategic thinking with excellent commercial acumen
  • Influencing and negotiation experience
  • Decisiveness and impact