Our client is looking for a Country Manager to join their team in Vancouver, Canada. The individual will focus on developing and setting strategic plans for the company in the long and short term.
The professional main responsibilities will be:
Lead the development of the business plans for the region, including changes in business direction, long term objective setting, strategies, policies, processes, and standards, etc., as required.
Develop and obtain corporate agreement to short term plans (annual budgets), to ensure achievement of the defined longer-term potential of the market within the region.
Provide coaching and support to the General Managers and the branch sales teams to achieve their planned sales targets. Ensure global and regional sales training programs are implemented.
Personally, develop and maintain relationships with key customers and prospective customers across the region, including National Accounts.
Ensure each branch in the region is focused on achieving optimal customer service and branch revenue through the availability of the vehicles, consoles, supplies, communications, paper disposal facilities, vehicle servicing, etc.
Ensure that the client´s principles and standards are adhered to with respect to all resources, procedures and practices
Education and experience required
Sales commercial background
12-15 years of progressive leadership experience
Fluency in French and English
Negotiation and sales skills
Knowledge of P&L management, Compliance, Operations, HR & Logistics