General Manager

  • Full-Time
  • Burlington
  • 200 - 250

Website The Mearie Group



GENERAL MANAGER

ABOUT THIS ROLE

Burlington Electricity Services Inc. (“BESI”) is an innovative energy services company based in the vibrant community of Burlington. We are passionate about sustainable energy solutions and are on a mission to drive meaningful change in our community. Our company is committed to exploring a wide range of business development opportunities, including EV charging stations, solar arrays, suite metering, water billing services, 5G, and other related initiatives and opportunities.

We are looking for a dedicated and forward-thinking General Manager to lead our business development and expansion efforts and make a lasting impact on the energy sector and the City of Burlington. It’s an exciting time to be part of the energy sector; with climate action, it is expected that the energy transition and electrification that other business opportunities will arise.



As the GM, you are responsible for business development, and you will have the unique opportunity to shape the future of our organization and contribute to the transformation of the energy services industry. You are part of a small but mighty team and will be required to balance being a big-picture thinker and a hands-on leader.

Reporting to the President and CEO of Burlington Enterprises Corporation, this role is perfect for an experienced professional with a strong background in business development, marketing, and strategic planning.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify, evaluate, and pursue new business development opportunities in the energy services industry
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to achieve growth and revenue targets
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with potential partners, clients, and relevant stakeholders
  • Liaise with Developers, Condo Boards, builders, and apartment building owners of MURBs to promote the retrofit suite meter program and EV charger program
  • Exhibit at industry conferences to promote BHI’s suite meter program and BESI’s water sub-meter program, thermal meter program, and product lines
  • Conduct site visits at new buildings to prepare pricing for BHI’s suite meter program, BESI’s water sub-meter program, thermal meter Program, and EV charger program
  • Prepare high-level load reports for BESI’s EV charger program for Condo Boards, property managers, and apartment building owners
  • Conduct onsite meetings with internal and external stakeholders to prepare a detailed load report for BESI’s EV Charger program
  • Meet with Condo Boards/Property Managers to review the detailed load report and set up and negotiate contracts for installing BHI suite meters
  • Prepare contracts as an agent on behalf of Burlington Hydro (BHI) as well as all BESI programs (i.e. Electricity Suite Meter, Water Sub-Meter, Thermal Meter, EVSE Management Services)
  • Meet with builders to review the design and pricing for the water sub-meters program and set up and negotiate contracts with the builder to install BESI water sub-meters and thermal meters
  • Lead cross-functional teams to drive successful project implementation
  • Stay up to date on industry trends, regulations, and technological advancements
  • Develop marketing and business plans and promotions to effectively grow current lines of business such as electricity suite meter, water sub-meter, thermal meter, and EV charging stations divisions
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, or a related field (MBA preferred)
  • Background and experience in suite metering or engineering would be considered an asset
  • Entrepreneurial background and a self-starter
  • Proven experience in business development, ideally in the energy services industry
  • Exceptional strategic planning and execution skills
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management experience

License or Registration Requirements: Valid class ‘G’ driver’s license with a clean abstract


WHY JOIN US:

  • Make a significant impact in the local community of Burlington by driving sustainable energy solutions
  • Shape the growth and direction of a small but ambitious company
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Opportunity for professional development and advancement
  • Work with a passionate, collaborative, and diverse team


WHO WE ARE

Burlington Electricity Services Inc. is an innovative energy services company, based in the vibrant community of Burlington. We are passionate about sustainable energy solutions and are on a mission to drive meaningful change in our community. Our company is committed to exploring a wide range of business development opportunities, including EV charging stations, solar array, suite metering, water billing services, 5G, and other related initiatives and opportunities. We are looking for a dedicated and forward-thinking General Manager to lead our business development and expansion efforts and make a lasting impact on the energy sector and City of Burlington.



To be part of our team, we look for candidates who exemplify the following competencies: * Drive for Results – Achieving goals, striving for excellence, and managing work deliverables and processes effectively

  • Accountability – Understanding your role responsibilities and following through on those commitments without directing blame onto others when faced with challenges
  • Managing Risk – Understanding your role in helping to manage risks or liability to BHI’s reputation, financial, organization, health and safety, or human capital risk
  • Lead by Example – Demonstrating a positive attitude, motivating others through your behavior and actions with an intention to inspire others by modelling the way by ‘walking the talk’
  • Teamwork & Relationship Management – Developing collaborative relationships within and beyond the team with internal stakeholders across the company and with external stakeholders including customers, vendors, the public, contractors, etc.
  • Critical Thinking – Developing informed decisions by evaluating different sources of information, identifying patterns, and determining underlying issues across situations of varying complexity
  • Innovative Change Leader – Creating new or innovative solutions, generating enthusiasm, and readily adapting to change. Being innovative can be both small and large-scale
  • Strategic Thinking & Execution – Developing clearly defined business strategies into actionable steps to implement those plans.


APPLICATIONS



Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by or https://burlingtonhydro.bamboohr.com/careers/94. The deadline to apply is January 19, 2024.

Diversity & Inclusion: Burlington Electricity Services is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experiences and those needing accommodation to apply to join our team. Our commitment to excellence in diversity goes beyond promoting equity. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, BESI will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities during the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please email our Human Resources team at . Please note that this email is for accommodation requests only; resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.



Application Process: All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. We will be using email to communicate with you for all job opportunities. You are responsible for including an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. We recommend that you check your email regularly, and if no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that the successful candidate will require a full background check, including a criminal record check. If it is determined that any background check information provided is misleading, inaccurate, or incorrect, BESI reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

In accordance with Burlington Electricity Services Inc. COVID-19 Vaccination Proof Policy, as a condition of employment, successful job applicants must provide an official QR code as proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date. This requirement is subject only to valid human rights-based requests for accommodation.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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