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General Manager - Southwestern Ontario

by Voyago

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Experience: 5 Years
Education: College Diploma (3 years)
Voyago

Job Description

We Are The Employer Brand of ChoiceIt is our mission to be your best choice when seeking a career in Transportation. We believe in creating lasting relationships with our employees, one built on Trust and Respect.

And our employees would agree, having selected us as a Great Place To Work through the annual survey measuring Employee attitudes at Voyago.

Here’s a look at what makes us A Great Place To Work:

84% Agreed “Voyago is a physically safe place to work…”

80% Agreed “I can be myself at Voyago…”

81% Agreed “Management has kept me well-informed…”

Great Place To Work Certification means that we take your happiness seriously, and we work hard to ensure you are highly engaged and informed on important topics that keep Voyago on the move.

Help shape the future of mobility. Voyago is currently recruiting for a General Manager - Southwestern Ontario Student Transportation to join our leadership team.

Voyago is Ontario’s Leading Mobility company, a subsidiary of Transdev. We’re hiring dynamic, high achievers looking to be Difference Makers within the industry. Voyago continues to advance across Ontario with our multi-model platform covering a variety of segments including Medical Transportation, Student Transportation, and the Public sector with Medium/Micro Rural and Urban Transit, Accessible Needs Para-Transit, and On Demand Mobility.

Our employee success is built on our commitment and emphasis on training and orientation process. Voyago prides itself on the growth of our employees by supporting and encouraging them to develop skills that lead to successful careers.

Voyago believes in the strength of our people and remains committed to our Golden Values statement reflecting our promise of performance to our employees, customers, and communities in which we operate.

Our teams are continuously recognized as top performers in Safety and Client Satisfaction awards. Voyago is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers and a recipient of the Excellence Award for several years.

We are People and Safety First. So come join us and help shape the future of mobility at a Great Place To Work company.

Position Overview:

Reporting directly to the VP, Student Transportation, the General Manager, Voyago Schools is a leader who has proven experience managing Operations Managers and their operational teams. The General Manager, Voyago Schools must also work towards meeting Key Performance Indicators as well as an ability to work under the pressure of tight deadlines. An important function of this position is communication both towards direct reports as well as with senior management and external customers.

Primary Responsibilities

People Management:

- Plans, organizes, and manages the work of staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements

- Manage performance and make necessary changes and provide necessary training as needed

Finance:

- Monitors spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets

Relationship Management:

- Maintain strong working relationships with contract customers and ensure expectations are being met

- Staff development through monitoring, coaching and opportunities

- Division utilization, contacts with other Divisional General Managers

Business Development:

- Plan, and organize possible business opportunities

- Ensure current customer’s expectations are met

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Completion of a University or College education or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of Operational Management experience in an operations environment
  • Computer literate in MS Office
  • Proven transportation experience
  • Clean Drivers Abstract
  • Proven financial acumen
  • Ability to travel within Ontario
  • Strong business acumen and ability to clearly and succinctly communicate ideas
  • A natural people leader who is driven to ensure others are successful (Employees and Customers)
  • Professional written and oral communication as well as impressive interpersonal skills

Why work for us?

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Competitive Benefit Offering
  • Rewarding career with a growing company
  • Great company culture
  • Award Winning
  • Focus on Innovation and Sustainable Environmental Initiatives
  • Subsidiary of Global Transportation Provider (Transdev)

Sounds interesting? Please send your resume and salary expectations directly to Katie Gordon at katie.gordon@voyago.ca

Voyago is committed to provide accommodation for individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Accommodations are available upon request of the internal or external applicant. If you require an accommodation due to a disability for an interview, please notify Human Resources directly to make appropriate arrangements when contacted for an interview.

We thank all applicants however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Voyago
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London, ON