General Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Reading, Berkshire

Our key client in the Aerospace Industry seeks applications for their post of General Manager - with experience of MRO - Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul.

£65,000 - £75,000/annum Excellent bens.

This a wide and varied role, and would suit an applicant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a maintenance and repair services type industry. Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ experience within the Aviation sector.

Further details on application, however we seek:

Personnel Management

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in personnel management, including recruitment, supervision and performance management (including 121s and APRs).


Able to speak fluent English and communicate information and ideas in a clear, meaningful, appropriate and timely manner in both written and verbal formats.


Excellent interpersonal skills and able to lead, manage and supervise diverse and multi-cultural teams of staff including ability to handle conflict, stress and crisis situations.

People Development

Inspires others to higher performance by investing time, money and energy in people development, including sharing of own skills and knowledge.

IT proficiency

Is proficient with office computer equipment, software and large ERP systems, such as Quantum.

Time management

Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, with a focus on what is important as well as urgent.

Health & Safety

Understands and acts in accordance with up to date H & S legislation and best practice to keep the workforce safe and well at all times.

Impact & Influencing

Gets people on board with a new idea or initiative.

Sharp mindedness

Makes tough decisions in complex and uncertain situations .

Building relationships

Builds and maintains networks that can assist the business.

Commercial awareness

Can anticipate, recognise and meet customers’ needs.


Takes full accountability for successfully accomplishing work objectives and delivering results as if it were their own company.

Financial Awareness

Continuous awareness of and focus on the “bottom line” and operating results.

Problem solving

Can recognise a possible problem at an early stage and generate an effective solution with effective use of mediation skills where necessary.

Passion & Energy

Is passionate about creating growth and wealth for the company, has energy and energises others to reach results.

Entrepreneurial Drive

Willing to take calculated risks based on their insights of clients and markets to move the business forward.

Strategic Thinking

Focuses on future growth and develops plans and strategies to achieve long term goals.

Creativeness & Resourcefulness

Thinks outside of the box to arrive at alternative, original and innovative ideas and solutions.

Change Catalyst

Designs and leads on change management, energising others towards new and better ways of operating.