General Manager

Halifax, NS

Venor is proud to partner with McCarthy’s Roofing Limited, the largest roofing company in Atlantic Canada, on their search for a General Manager. Recently under new ownership, McCarthy’s has been enjoying tremendous growth and success while earning the trust of new clients, suppliers and valued work crews. That growth has prompted the need for a new operational executive with a strong background in P&L, project management and construction operations. 

As General Manager, you will oversee all aspects of McCarthy’s construction projects while working alongside the estimating and project management teams. The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive knowledge of the construction industry, strong leadership skills, and excellent communication and organizational abilities. 

What you’ll be doing
The General Manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating all construction activities, ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. Regular responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage all construction projects, from conception to completion
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resources to ensure timely and efficient completion of projects
  • Manage and coordinate the work of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure quality and compliance with project requirements
  • Monitor construction progress and identify and resolve any issues that arise during the construction process
  • Ensure compliance with safety, building codes, and other regulations
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and other key project partners
  • Manage project budgets and ensure profitability of all projects
  • Develop and implement best practices, policies, and procedures to optimize project performance and ensure high-quality construction work
  • Hire, train, and mentor construction staff, including project managers, superintendents, and other team members
  • Prepare and deliver regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, building codes, and safety regulations
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex construction projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software

What’s in it for you
McCarthy’s offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including variable pay / bonus, company vehicle and options around profit sharing and other potential upside.  If you are a seasoned operational leader with a passion for excellence and a commitment to delivering high-quality projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. 

At Venor and McCarthy’s Roofing, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

Interested candidates can reach out in confidence to Ian Sullivan via ian@venor.ca, Craig Coady via craig@venor.ca, or Anna Bryant via anna@venor.ca for more information.

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