General Manager

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Growers Supply Company Limited is a wholesale and retail supplier of agricultural products in BC with 6 locations throughout the Okanagan and Kootenay regions.

Growers Supplier Co. is currently seeking a General Manager to join our team in Kelowna, British Columbia on a full-time basis. Interacting regularly with diverse groups, including Store Managers, Growers, Customers and the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships and maintaining high standards of operational excellence.

The successful applicant will have the following key accountabilities:

Guiding, directing, and managing direct reports, including the training, performance standards, and evaluation of store managers and department staff
Ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies, pertinent legislation, and contractual commitments
Monitoring financial performance against budgets and targets, and directing the annual financial strategy
Ensuring proper safety and accountability controls are in place through the organization
Ensuring that the company provides customers with agreed-to products and services and working closely with staff to upgrade technology and equipment, as required
Building visibility and awareness within the community, fostering brand development and new business opportunities, and funding

The successful applicant will possess the following key attributes:

Generous and community-minded with previous management/executive-level experience ideally in a farming/horticulture or retail environment.
Senior leadership experience and familiarity with strategic planning, financial management, stakeholder management, project management, and standards setting to achieve customer service excellence
Capable of managing many facets of a business in a competitive market
Aability to create operational efficiencies and balance competing priorities and demands.
The ability to manage multiple relationships/expectations in a grassroots, membership-based organization
An analytical, innovative, consultative, and entrepreneurial leadership style
A willingness and desire to donate time/resources to give back to the community
A degree in Finance or Chartered Accountant (CA) designation
This role will include some travel and a valid BC driver's license will be required.
Criminal record check will be required

For more information on the position and on how to apply, please follow the link: https://bit.ly/2YZHytS

Growers Supply Co. Ltd. thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Visit www.bctreefruits.com for more information on the company and future employment

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Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Closing Date Sep 04, 2019
Post Date:Aug 14, 2019
Exp. Date:Sep 13, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3952053
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