General Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 9, 2023

As General Manager, you will manage all operations within a specific division or business unit of the company. You will be responsible for managing the following departments / activities of the Europe office on the areas of sales, marketing, finance, accounting, taxing, HR, office maintenance, cleaning and safety, IT support, Legal, warehouse, distribution and sales/support.

The General Manager supervises the work of independent sales agents, REPs, office staff and third party accounting and legal service renders

As General Manager, you will have P&L bottom line accountability and will act as the division head to company headquarters.


  • Analyze the sales potential of each country in the Euro Zone
  • Propose and implement the Europe Sales and Marketing plan
  • Select, set sales targets to and overview the performance of Sales Reps
  • Propose the annual Sales Budget - and monthly reviews – by: country, brand and category (Swimsuits, Cover ups, RTW (ready to wear) and accessories)
  • Manage inventory level and place the PO's to Corporate Office
  • Handle the logistics and after sales activities: clear customs, transportation, order shipping and sales cancels and returns
  • Invoicing customers in Europe and Middle East
  • According to corporate policies evaluate current and potential customers credit analysis
  • Manage to due and past due collections
  • According to corporate policies manage bank accounts and make all the office daily payments, such as: rental, office suppliers, corporate and labor taxes, telephony, internet access, etc.
  • Interact with third party accounting and legal firms
  • Hire and manage office staff
  • Check and approve the outside processed payroll and provide company funds to make the payment
  • Reporting monthly sales and office expenses
  • Reporting monthly P&L, balance sheet and cash-flow statements
  • Implement and enforce the compliance of corporate rules and procedures

Job Requirements

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of swimwear and RTW industry, as well as knowledge of local distribution channels.
  • At least 10 years of experience in Sales and Distribution and at least 5 years as an office General Manager
  • Availability to travel often
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving

Required Education

Master Degree in Business is mandatory, MBA is a plus


French and English are required, any other language a valuable asset

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