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National Express General Manager in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Description

Stock Transportation Ltd. (a subsidiary of National Express LLC) operates more than 2,800 school buses and serves 35 school districts throughout Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta. Our corporate office, located in Markham ON, houses the administrative and support functions for the company. Stock Transportation has a strong record of success and decades of experience in pupil transportation. With the support of National Express Group, a global leader in transportation, we are continually focused on delivering our service promise: Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn®.

A DIVISION OF NATIONAL EXPRESS LLC

National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 34 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safety, quality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 22,500 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 31 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students on a daily basis. National Express Transit (NEXT) operations transport more than 22 million passengers annually with more than 2,800 vehicles. National Express Shuttle (WeDriveU) serves more than nine million corporate and university passengers annually. NELLC’s corporate headquarters, located in Lisle, Illinois, houses the administrative and corporate support functions for the organization. Our 290 local customer service centers (CSCs) are supported by regional operations teams located throughout North America.

We are currently seeking an engaged leader, in the student transportation industry, to join our team as a General Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers overall performance and results for the CSC.

  • Collaborates with company leaders to understand overall business goals and creates a CSC operating plan to support these objectives.

  • Ensures the CSC is a "customer-centric" team that is focused on building strong and effective partnerships

  • Develops CSC plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges as guided by the Regional Manager and company standard operating procedures and policies.

  • Communicates company values, strategies and objectives in an effort to share information and while encouraging feedback and input.

  • Review budgets and develop the annual operating plan business review.

  • Develop short and long-range business plans to increase incremental business, revenues and margins.

  • Directs, coaches and develops CSC staff including Operations Supervisor, Dispatcher, Router, Office Administrator, Driver Maintenance, Charter Coordinator and Safety Supervisor to obtain the required skills and abilities to act independently in their job assignments.

  • Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees while demonstrating strong and ethical business practices.

  • Creates a culture of safety while providing a high quality of service.

  • Identifies key safety issues affecting the safety of passengers and employees and takes corrective action to resolve these concerns

  • Meets regularly with school district administrators to review service quality and performance.

  • Enhances and builds on current customer relationships to ensure customer retention.

Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, management or related field or 10 years of comparable experience

  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience and P&L oversight

  • Proven ability to meet service delivery expectations including customer and safety

  • Knowledge of risk assessment to resolve customer issues

  • Knowledge of customer service best practices to build strong customer relationships

  • Knowledge of contract administration principles and practices to develop contractual agreements and/or Requests for Proposal documents.

  • Knowledge of leadership and management practices and techniques.

Stock Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job: Operations Field

Primary Location: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth-Halifax

Work Locations Halifax (5020_Halifax)51 Frazee AveC/O STOCK 5020Dartmouth, B3B 1Z4

Organization Canada Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Manager

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 222933

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