General Manager

Job Description:

The General Manager, under the direction of the Corporate Secretary, is primarily responsible for managing the physical assets of the organization, specifically the facilities, fleet services, purchasing, and other asset functions. The General Manager is also responsible for financial management, planning and strategy, and budget development. The incumbent will reallocate resources across departments where necessary and identify and resolve any resource allocation discrepancies. The General Manager authorizes expenditures on new assets and is responsible for directing the Supervisor of Fleet Services and the Supervisor of Facilities.


Manage the physical assets of the organization, specifically the facilities, fleet services, purchasing, and other asset functions;
• Responsible for financial management, strategic planning, and budget preparation of assets;
• Reallocate resources across departments where necessary, and identify and resolve any resource allocation discrepancies;
• Authorize expenditures on new assets;
• Responsible for the Fleet and Facilities;
• Set minimum and maximum asset levels and adjust as necessary;
• Ensure that assets are properly utilized;
• Inventory existing assets, ensuring that assets and materials needed are acquired and within budget;
• Keep detailed and accurate reports;
• Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and operation techniques;
• Work in collaboration with other departments;
• Prepare and present budgetary reports;
• Provide support and expert opinions to subordinates and to management as needed;
• Provide planning and forecasting to allow for the adequate approvals for the departments under the Asset Manager’s control;
• Monitor organizational performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if necessary;
• Monitor financial performance to ensure that the organization is meeting or exceeding budgetary commitment;
• Examine reports to determine the operational activities of the organization and ensure optimum performance;
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Accountability
• Critical Thinking
• Decision Making
• Leadership
• Negotiation
• Organizational and Environmental Awareness
• Planning and Organizing
• Problem Solving
• Teamwork

• Bachelor’s degree in administration, commerce or a related field;
• 4 to 6 years of work experience in a related position;
• Demonstrates oral and written communication abilities;
• Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines, and time management techniques;
• Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations;
• Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills in order to thrive in a diverse work environment;
• Able to manage people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times;
• Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on operations and business processes;
• Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles;
• Effective attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy;
• Capable of maintaining a high level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability;
• Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills;
• Well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.


All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual

It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

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