B-hive

Job Title – General Manager

Location – Lincoln/East Midlands

Salary – Competitive

Our Client

B-hive creates innovative Agri-tech solutions. Since 2017, B-hive Innovations have worked with a range of customers to understand the specific challenges they face and develop innovative solutions to solve these issues. Previous successes range from securing over £11.5m in project funding, creating two new separate businesses in HarvestEye and RootExtracts that are scaling fast and building an exceptional team of research and industry professionals. B-hive continues to focus on pulling technology from industry challenges, rather than pushing technology onto end users.

The Opportunity

The General Manager will drive the performance of B-hive Innovations with full P & L responsibility in order to increase market share, boost revenue and grow net profit with a clear focus on long term success and competitiveness. The role will drive growth through effective business development to build a diverse commercial R&D client base whilst also ensuring B-hive continues its success in securing grant funding. The GM will also lead the recruitment, retention and development of a world class team ensuring it has the right skills and experiences to develop innovative solutions for the industry. The role requires a minimum of three days in the office.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have senior level experience in a managerial function with P&L responsibility within the agri-tech or Agri food industry. The individual will have the proven commercial skills to generate revenue and the leadership skills to represent the business, build relationships with all stakeholders moving and flexing with the challenges the industry presents without losing sight on the strategic objectives.

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please get in touch in confidence with Dani Walker at info@edensearch.co.uk. Please note Eden Search are managing all applications for this appointment.

 

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