Career Opportunity – General Manager (Updated)

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The Transport Board is seeking qualified, dynamic candidates for its top leadership position.  The ideal candidate must be a results-oriented professional and will be required to transform the institution into one that is fit for purpose in a highly competitive and fast-paced environment.

The General Manager is responsible for the management and direction of approximately 400 employees and a fleet of over 100 buses operating on an island-wide network of routes.  The General Manager is responsible to the Board of Directors for the overall management of the Board’s activities and operations.  Specifically, the General Manager must demonstrate sound financial management expertise utilizing latest yield management, cost containment and revenue enhancement techniques.  He/She will provide detailed comprehensive monthly reporting to the Board of Directors.

The successful applicant will have responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and implementing the Board’s Business Plan with a view to overseeing the transition to a fully self-sustaining operation.  He/She should possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and will be required to effectively and efficiently represent the Board’s interest in the Public Transport sector, while developing productive relationships with the private and public sectors.

The successful General Manager will set direction and motivate employees through superb team leadership, development and partnering abilities and will be able to handle multiple tasks and deploy resources effectively.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in business or related discipline.
  • A minimum of five (5) years senior management experience, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Outstanding communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong relationship skills and competency in driving results.
  • General Management Experience including oversight of financial and accounting functions.

Salary

A competitive compensation package will be offered to the right candidate.

Applications should be forwarded to:

The Chairman
Transport Board
Weymouth
Roebuck Street
Bridgetown

The closing date for all applications will be May 6, 2019. Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

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