General Manager, Cargo Handling Operations
Menzies Aviation - Vancouver, BC

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced manager to join our fast growing Canadian business as General Manager responsible for cargo handling operations at Vancouver International Airport, BC, Canada

Position overview & responsibilities:
This position will hold full operating and financial responsibility for the performance of the cargo handling operations at the station:
 Will hold full financial responsibility for the stations budget, operational performance and financial and non-financial outcomes
 Manage Duty Management and Supervision team together with all Safety, Administrative and Financial personnel at the station.
 Required to manage customer relationships at the station, participate in local industry activities and generally develop the awareness of airlines operating to Vancouver about the products and services offered by the company.
 Responsible for overall direction, evaluation & development of the workforce.
 Accountable for all cargo movement to ensure that it is managed safely and securely, and to customer specifications.
 Ensure that all employees are properly trained in company and airline customer operating policies and procedures.
 Other duties as assigned.

 Must have at significant aviation industry experience with demonstrable managerial experience within the cargo handling industry in Canada. Prior experience of working at Vancouver International Airport or other major airports in Canada would be an advantage;
 Ability to demonstrate a successful track record of dealing with airline customers at a station level on both operational and commercial issues
 Possess an ability to manage and direct a local management team, and to display strong leadership and decision making abilities
 Must possess an ability to interpret station financial and operational reports
 Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing and background check as required by Transport Canada

Other requirements:
The successful candidate should be a Canadian citizen/resident or hold/qualify for work authority to work in Canada.

Closing date: July 3rd, 2014

About this company
Menzies Aviation is a global provider of passenger, ramp and cargo handling services. Menzies has grown rapidly since its conception in...