Parkinson Lee

Managing Director - UK & Ireland

  • Location: Goole
  • Salary: significant six figure base + executive benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: ESLB-26259
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Job Description

Parkinson Lee Executive Search, part of the Elevation Recruitment Group, are acting as the retained partner to Tunstall Healthcare Group Ltd, in the appointment of a Managing Director – UK and Ireland.

Tunstall are a profitable private equity owned, global group operating in more than 50 countries and employing approximately 2,800 people. Group turnover in 2017 was approximately £240m, with the UK & Ireland contributing circa £70 million.

Over the last sixty years, Tunstall has pioneered the use of technology to enable independent living, creating the Connected Healthcare industry as we know it today, and supporting more than five million people and their families across the world.
Tunstall blend British design and manufacturing with externally sourced innovation to create a cost-effective portfolio of services, underpinned by their global experience of enhancing care in the home.

As the digital opportunity accelerates the speed of change, Tunstall continue to work in partnership with their customers to develop more ground-breaking and innovative, life changing solutions.

Tunstall have a clear strategic plan in place, and are looking to grow significantly across the UK & Ireland, as such an opportunity now exists for a Managing Director - UK & Ireland.

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer, the Managing Director will play a lead role in the transformation and growth of business. This is a key strategic appointment for the group, and an opportunity for the right individual to make a real impact on business growth and success.

Key Deliverables will Include:
• Ensuring there is continuous profitable growth of the Tunstall business in the UK & Ireland
• Positioning Tunstall as the market leader both in the numerical definition but also as a thought leader and ‘trusted advisor’ whose opinion is valued by all stakeholders in their market place
• Full P&L responsibility for the business in the UK & Ireland
• Providing overall leadership to the UK & Ireland/Regional team and ensure employees have the right competencies and capabilities within a right sized organization to deliver the agreed financial goals in the short, medium and long term
• Establishing and maintaining strong customer, governmental and professional association relationships at the senior leader level
• Ensuring Tunstall operate within all legal, financial & regulatory laws and statutes, adhering to any code of conduct which may be in place for their industry or country
• Supporting the overall process of management and corporate decision-making to ensure the organisation maximise its short, medium and long-term profitability and shareholders returns.
• Effectively implement changes decided by the Company

The successful candidate will be a graduate, and preferably MBA qualified Managing Director with:
• A minimum of 12 years in commercial business demonstrating career progression through multiple roles of increasing responsibility aligned with a proven track record of success
• Experience of delivering results in a multi- national matrixed organisation
• Evidence of managerial integrity throughout career
• Experience Ideally gained within 2- 3 different companies at senior management level
• International experience
• Strong leadership capability and track record; able to set and execute the strategic vision and direction of a business
• Experience in managing people & businesses through organisational change
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills – able to confidentially navigate across all areas of the business, with a tailored and polished management style.

This is an outstanding career opportunity in which you will play a key role with the Tunstall Group, contributing both strategically and operationally to ensure the future growth of the business across the UK & Ireland, and Globally.

If you are ready to take on a key, strategic leadership role in a premium brand organisation, then please get in contact with Vicki Banks at Parkinson Lee on 01709 303330 or email
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