General Manager

Reference Number: 7922aa

Location: Auckland

  • Import Distribution Sector
  • Make Your Mark in an Autonomous Leadership Position
  • New Growth Focussed Leadership Opportunity

About the Role

This is a newly created opportunity and follows the Owner of the business looking to have less involvement in the day-to-day operations of the business. Reporting directly to the Owner, this role has a real mix of strategic, operational, and client-facing responsibilities and represents a unique opportunity to lead a company with a strong foundation through further growth.

The purpose of the position is to:

  • Contribute to setting long-term plans and strategic aims.
  • Ensure that the Company’s strategic plan is implemented.
  • Lead the team delivering excellent client services.
  • Support developments in line with existing and future growth strategies.
  • Ensure the business results are realised in a controlled, predictable, and timely manner.
  • Ensure the smooth ongoing function and continual improvement in the Company.
  • Lead and drive health and safety across the Company.


Skills and Experience

Supported by an experienced team the ideal candidate will:

  • Ideally have a strong background in selling to Trades or experience in other Import and Distribution businesses.
  • Be ready to step up into a General Manager role.
  • Possess proven experience in sales and developing new business.
  • Have well-developed customer engagement and leadership skills.
  • Lead with a continuous commitment to customer service.
  • Maintain and refine internal systems that inspire and support everyone to be their best.

This is a dynamic and growing organisation and, for those seeking an exciting leadership opportunity, this role represents a compelling next career step.



An attractive remuneration package is on offer, including a full range of benefits and incentives.


About the Company

Vortex Distributors are importers and wholesale distributors of a large range of Water Pumps and Filtration Equipment. They are a privately owned business, with Head Office and Distribution Centre based in Rosedale, Auckland. Vortex are the New Zealand distributors for Trevoli Water Products, Pentax Water Pumps and Watertech Controllers.


To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV. Applications close on 31st January 2022 at 9am. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Candidate Briefing Document.

For more information please phone Neil Munro on +64 22 694 9620.


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