General Manager - D.C. Turnbull & Co Limited

Reference Number: 070612aa

Location: Timaru

  • Timaru based
  • Ensuring Operational Excellence
  • Business Leadership and Development

D. C. Turnbull & Co Limited has a proud history in South Canterbury and comprises four subsidiary companies:

  • Turnbull Grain and Seed Ltd, based in Timaru, provides expert advice and sales in the agri-chemical and retail seed market, with services delivered by experienced field representatives.
  • North Otago Pastoral Services Ltd, based in Oamaru, provides expert advice and sales in the agri-chemical and retail seed market, with a team of experienced field representatives, and through its outlet in Oamaru, also provide a range of farm goods for direct sale to farmers.
  • Timaru Wool Storage Ltd operates a wool storage business from buildings in Timaru.
  • Central Stockfeed Company Ltd, based in Timaru is committed to manufacturing the best stock feed available, sourcing quality local ingredients where possible.

The Head Office for D. C. Turnbull & Co Ltd is based in Timaru and provides management support and financial services to the subsidiary companies using an internal service provision model, whilst also being responsible for the development of their heritage buildings in central Timaru.

Based in Timaru, the General Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategic direction of the company and ensuring exceptional operational performance and growth.  This role combines oversight and support responsibilities for the grain and seed subsidiaries, along with full responsibility for leading and managing the wool storage and stock feed subsidiaries and Head Office.

Experience in strategic and operational management, along with property management and development is essential, coupled with:

  • Strong commercial/business acumen.
  • Financial management and budget setting
  • Highly developed people leadership
  • Superior communication skills and experience in managing customer and stakeholder relationships
  • A track record of success in identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • A growth mindset
  • Commitment to innovation, quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • A focus on achieving results.
  • A genuine passion for the South Canterbury region.

This represents a unique business leadership opportunity, offering the lifestyle of South Canterbury and the ability to have a positive impact on the prosperity of the region.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description.

For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 3 353 4365.

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