General Manager, Equipment Rentals | Developer Builder | Residential & Commercial | Vancouver | $75-90K
Your new company
Our client is one of the premier Builders and General Contractors in BC. They have a history of entrepreneurship, commitment and passion for construction. Their story began 50 years ago and since then their focus on quality has continued. They undertake varied high rise and major commercial construction projects on behalf of their internal development division as well as for high quality external clients. The proof is visible across the Lower Mainland in communities they have built that remain sound, strong, comfortable, and highly sought after by homebuyers. The company owns a considerable amount of construction equipment including cranes, formwork, Bobcats and tools. This equipment is stored at a large yard/warehouse that they own and operate in Burnaby.
Your new role
You will have overall responsibility for the operation of the equipment rental business. The business is a stand along profit center which you will have P&L responsibility for. You will maintain sound long term relationships with internal clients (Superintendents & Project Managers) and ensure they receive a high level of customer service. Equipment is only supplied to projects being undertaken by their sister company and thus there is no external sales function. Along with support from the Yard Foreman you will ensure equipment is well maintained, organized and utilized efficiently. This will involve tracking company equipment, setting pricing and ensuring purchase orders are detailed and invoiced appropriately to each project.
What you'll need to succeed
You are a goal oriented, self-starter that takes initiative. You have strong organizational skills and sound knowledge of construction equipment and tools and their pricing. The role will also require effective interpersonal communication (verbal and written) skills with the ability to present information in both oral and written form in a clear and concise manner. We are looking for someone with well-developed business acumen and 5+ years of relevant management experience in equipment/asset/resource rental or sales.
What you'll get in return
As General Manager, Equipment rentals, the successful incumbent will be empowered to take ownership for the running of the equipment rental business. You will be provided appropriate accounting, purchasing and administrative support from the corporate head office. You will be joining one of Vancouver's most established construction and development companies where staff are truly well looked after and respected. In exchange for your hard work and commitment you will receive a generous base salary, benefits and bonus package.
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