Company:
Somerville Nurseries inc.
Job Title:
General Manager
Location:
Everett, ON, Canada
Job ID:
120361919
Date:
01/20/2020
Salary:
NOT SPECIFIED

Somerville Nurseries inc.

General Manager

Somerville Nurseries Inc. -- in Everett -- Ontario -- is the largest grower of natural Christmas Trees in Canada -- sold under the Kriss Kringle brand. With experienced and knowledgeable staff -- Somerville has also grown its nursery into the largest supplier of bareroot seedlings in Ontario. Somerville Nurseries Inc. is looking for a General Manager to direct and manage the organization’s carefully planned growth. With superior knowledge of business functions -- entrepreneurial spirit and visionary skills -- the successful incumbent will assist in operational efficiency -- maintaining relationships with our wholesale -- retail and government clients as well as fostering the development and unity of our nearly 50 staff. Be a part of an organization where you can expect: - A unique work environment and afforestation that helps improve the environment around us. - A loyal -- skilled team focused on industry leadership through modern and innovative practices. - A kinship with our customers to collaborate -- encourage and share common interests. Your role would include: - Overseeing daily business activities and monitoring productivity of operations -- finance -- marketing -- human resources and administration. - Leading managerial staff -- assisting with performance -- training and motivational strategies. - Developing and implementing growth strategies. - Accountability for accounting and financial results -- reporting to the Board -- with an eye on improving efficiencies and revenue. What you should bring: - Proven track record in management -- with a minimum of 10 years in a Senior Management of General Manager role -- and an understanding of all business functions; agriculture experience preferred. - Ability to demonstrate experience in strategic planning and business development to drive growth. - University degree in Business Management or Business Administration. - Macro-planning experience. - Expert communicator with strong leadership qualities -- aptitude for decision making and problem solving. - Demonstrates self-confidence (high degree of self-esteem) -- self-awareness (knowledge of and appreciation for personal strengths and weaknesses) -- self-control (ability to manage and regulate self) -- and emotional intelligence (ability to read others and adapt behaviour for effective communications and interactions). If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity -- please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence by February 8 -- 2020 by clicking on APPLY TO THIS POSITION at the top or bottom of this Job Posting with General Manager Position -- Somerville Nurseries in the Subjet Line. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful -- fair and equitable work environment -- and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request.
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