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Branch Manager – Atlantic Canada

Halifax, NS
Job ID 202454

Company Description

Our client is homegrown success story and can be duly considered one of Canada’s most proactive and influential Supply Chain & Logistics organizations. They offer the full gamut of freight forwarding services (warehousing, distribution, air, ocean, ground, customs, rail, etc.) allowing them to provide a “complete logistical solution” to their clientele. Their expertise and devotion to customer satisfaction has allowed them to secure some of the Canada’s if not the World’s most respected organizations as trusted clients.

Well known for their strict adherence to the highest standards of quality they are both a service provider of choice and an employer of choice. Over their long history they have continually extended their high standards to their recruitment efforts and hire only the best and brightest within the industry. At this time they wish to add a professional Branch Manager to lead, guide and direct their efforts in Atlantic Canada, working out of their Halifax facility.

Compensation

Competitive compensation program commensurate with experience and ability including a strong base, lucrative bonus, extensive benefits, paid vacation, RRSP match, etc.

The Opportunity

Wishing to not only maintain but also increase their dominance in the Atlantic Canada marketplace, our client is looking to add a talented Branch Manager to their visionary executive team. Working out of their Atlantic Canada Head Office, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, of this pre-eminent organization, you and your team will be well-positioned to take the province by storm!

Experience

You are a genuine superstar within the logistics industry. You are ready to make a difference and yearning to make an impact. The Halifax branch of this world class Forwarder has a solid history of exceeding targets and yielding remarkable profit figures

You are a career Freight Forwarding professional, someone who can provide leadership, drive operational excellence, and deliver growth. The perfect candidate is highly skilled in both operations and client management and thus is capable of deriving operational excellence and driving sales growth.  In effect, we are looking for the rare candidate who can “do it all” and has “done it all” directly within the Freight Forwarding industry.

The organization as a whole provides expert level solutions along the entire breadth of services offered: air, ocean, transborder, customs brokerage, warehousing, contract logistics, ground, special projects, customs consulting, international, domestic, import, export and much more. No opportunity is too large or too complex to be successfully met by this world-class organization.

You will be an agile thinker and nimble in your approach to volatility, uncertainty and variance. Ripe for change and rife with areas for improvement, you will have experience with change management and possess a keen eye for process design and optimization! Implementing industry leading best practices, spearheading transformative change, your continuous improvement efforts will propel this branch to greater and grander heights of success.

You bring an exceptional operational understanding and a desire to “roll up your sleeves” and get involved. Business development acumen and a focus on top line revenue growth is also important as a sales driven culture is put in motion from the top down.

Financial skills are another valued asset as you will be responsible for the P&L, and as always, when the numbers talk you must be able to understand what they are telling you.

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, you will be a talented and charismatic leader who has a knack for guiding, directing and empowering highly effective teams, as well as a interacting and engaging with external stakeholders.

This is an EXCELLENT opportunity with an EXCELLENT company. We look forward to discussing this exciting opportunity with all qualified applicants in the Halifax area! Also, if you are currently living outside of Atlantic Canada and were looking for just the right opportunity to return home then this might just be it. Should this be the case, relocation assistance is available!

Qualifications

Certifications specific to the field of freight forwarding, customs & logistics, such as CIFFA, CITT, P.Log., CCS are an asset.

Education

Post-Secondary Education preferably in a logistics or business oriented discipline is an asset.

Additional Information

Date Posted: January 17, 2023
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Industries: Freight Forwarding
Job Categories: Senior Management
Manages Others: Yes
Required Travel: No
Relocation Assistance: Yes
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Learn More About the Recruiter

Trevor Stewart, B.A., (Hons.)

Trevor joined the Recruitment Profession immediately upon graduation from University and has never looked back. He began his specialist career with the firm in 2002 after 5 successful years with a large, international, generalist staffing agency wherein he held a number of senior positions. In 2007, Trevor’s love for both the industry in general and the organization in particular, gave him cause to purchase the company. As President, Trevor manages the organization while still personally maintaining his specialist Logistics recruitment desk.

How to Apply

Please click on the “Apply” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to:
tstewart@stoakley.com

About Stoakley-Stewart Consultants

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting firm with an impressive domestic presence and strong international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada. We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as a subject matter expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries, functions and geographies. This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to successfully satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs.  In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.
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