General Manager – Food (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Global success story operating in numerous countries & continents
  • Strategy and operations autonomy across the Australian business
  • Full Profit & Loss Management



Our client, is a global success story operating in numerous countries and continents around the world.

Country leaders make a difference by working in a decentralised, non-bureaucratic, fast moving group of entrepreneurial led businesses that have access to an international network of support as needed.



Due to internal movement, our client requires an experienced General Manager to ensure the successful execution of the growth strategy for the Australian Business.

We are looking for candidates with high energy, drive and a passion to win. You will be an intelligent individual, possess full P&L experience, good understanding of business development and a background in food or dairy manufacturing.

Based in Melbourne’s South East, the General Manager position reports to the Regional Director and oversees the entire management/leadership of the Australian business, including both the microbiology and chemistry operations, Business Development, Quality, and overall market growth and strategic vision.



To be successful in your application, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in science or commerce
  • An MBA or equivalent will be well regarded
  • Significant history and demonstrated success in full P&L and financial management
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, with an eagerness to take the next step in your career
  • Exposure to Business Development with the ability to develop strong and robust relationships with clients
  • Strong operational ability with a commonsense approach
  • Experience in Food or Dairy Manufacturing with a working knowledge of Quality and  the running of lean Operations
  • Experience in a competitive / low margin / lean manufacturing environment
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to build, structure and lead business plans, submissions and initiatives



For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity please contact Jo on 0411 197 171. To apply, please submit a targeted resume accompanied by a Letter of Application addressing the above selection criteria by using the “Apply Now” button below.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. As we receive a large number of applications on a daily basis, we can only contact short-listed candidates. If you are not successful on this occasion, your details will remain on our database for future suitable roles.