G&K Services, named as one of The Best Employers in Canada for 11 consecutive years by Aon Hewitt, is a leading supplier of uniform rental services throughout Canada. On their behalf, we are seeking a seasoned General Manager to lead and grow their business in Atlantic Canada.
As General Manager, you will manage the overall sales, service and operations of the company in this region. You will be responsible for achieving local business objectives such as volume, profitability, channel mix, cost control, customer satisfaction and employee engagement. A strong manager of people, you will oversee the hiring, management and retention of staff to ensure they achieve their own performance standards. You will also seek profitable business growth opportunities from existing and prospective customers.
As the ideal candidate, you have appropriate academic credentials and a strong blend of sales, operations, customer service, human resources and logistics experience. In your current or previous roles, you’ve had bottom-line responsibility and understand budgeting, cost control, financial analysis and reporting.
You have a successful track record of accomplishments and possess well-developed personal qualities including organizational, time management and interpersonal skills. You are a good motivator of staff and are able to establish clear performance goals and provide appropriate direction to staff so they achieve these goals.
If you have interest in this opportunity, please forward a thoughtful letter explaining why you are qualified and, in particular, how you could contribute to the growth of G&K Services in this region. Please also attach a resume. Submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting project number 1692 in the subject line.
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