General Manager

Halifax, NS

Venor is pleased to recruit a General Manager on behalf of Life Safety Systems, who offer a complete suite of total fire protection systems and services to meet the needs of industrial, commercial, institutional (ICI), and residential buildings of all sizes across the Atlantic provinces.  Life Safety Systems is part of Atlantica, a Cahill company. For more than fifty years, Atlantica has been a leading provider of mechanical construction services for the industrial, commercial, institutional, and multi-residential sectors in Atlantic Canada.

The General Manager, Life Safety Systems will sit on the Senior Management team of Atlantica and will have full accountability for the Profits and Losses for the division. The General Manager of Life Safety Systems will report to the President, Atlantica. With a highly skilled team equipped with the latest tools and leading-edge technologies, Atlantica controls the most crucial aspects of mechanical and electrical construction, from design and fabrication to fire protection and maintenance services throughout the building’s life cycle. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in the safety program and actively contributes to the company objective of zero lost time accidents 
  • Identifies safety training requirements for key job site staff 
  • Effectively lead a team of Project Managers, Trades, Estimating, and Design teams
  • Ensure the overall profitability of the Life Safety Systems division
  • Positive labor relations for all employees
  • Timely billing and collections to promote a positive cashflow for the division
  • Positive customer satisfaction for all clients and customers
  • Look for and execute on opportunities to grow the business
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting to the Atlantica Senior Management team
  • Lead continuous process improvement initiatives across the Life Safety Systems business to enhance business performance

As the successful candidate, you have technical experience or equivalent experience. You bring experience in leading business development and bidding teams to the table and have experience in working in a unionized work environment. You can successfully lead a technical team, and key strategic initiatives. You can deliver outstanding customer service to clients and partners. 

If you are looking to work with a growing company and would like to be a part of a great team, please reach out to Erika Hildebrand via email, at erika@venor.ca

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