Regional Manager

Right now, we are adding a Regional Manager to lead business development and operations at our Thunder Bay location. We are looking for a leader with strong business acumen and years of sales experience to fill this role.

Thunder Bay, ON


Motion - Canada's leading mobility and accessibility solutions provider - offers a wide variety of equipment including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, bathroom safety items, stair lifts and home elevators to make life accessible. <br /><br />Serving clients of all ages in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, our team of knowledgeable and compassionate experts work with each person and their care circle to determine their needs and provide solutions accordingly.

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Overview: <p>Hello, it&rsquo;s a new day and it&rsquo;s time to answer the call to elevate your career and make life accessible for all.</p> <p><strong>Our purpose is to make life accessible</strong></p> <p>Our compassion and knowledge sets us apart. With kindness and expertise, we support individuals by delivering the right mobility, accessibility, personal care, and daily living solutions.</p> <p>We believe that providing people with comprehensive solutions empowers and fulfills us all.</p> <p><strong>Our role is to care</strong></p> <p>As we strive to expand our reach and clients we care for, we are adding specialists to our teams who embody kindness, collaboration and respect. If you want to help our clients experience their most vibrant lives while growing your own career in a nurturing, learning-focused and supportive environment - you will love being part of Motion.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Right now, we are adding a Regional Manager to lead business development and operations at our Thunder Bay location. We are looking for a leader with strong business acumen and years of sales experience to fill this role.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You may be a Sales, Account or Store Manager and you have an understanding of warehouse operations. You want to step up to the challenges of managing a retail and warehouse environment; overseeing people from recruitment to career development and inspiring a sales team to grow our community presence. You are a multi-tasker in the truest sense, someone who thrives on juggling multiple priorities, demands and timelines all at once - and doesn&rsquo;t get overwhelmed doing so.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As the new Regional Manager, you will focus on:</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>Fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.</em>&nbsp;This is a team calling out for support, mentorship, and guidance. You will assess the need for additional resources across all groups and manage the recruitment process from end-to-end. You will hold daily, weekly, and monthly meetings to ensure a high level of transparency and clear communication.</li> <li><em>Coaching a sales team.&nbsp;</em>This is a diverse team with a range of experience. You will offer insights, guidance, and motivation. You will support their sales efforts, set and measure targets and empower the team to exceed expectations. You will step in to build relationships within the community to support the region&rsquo;s growth.</li> <li><em>Restructuring the warehouse.</em>&nbsp;This is a company undergoing an exciting transformation. You will develop a strategy and plan to reorganize the warehouse operations.</li> <li><em>Administration.</em>&nbsp;You will develop strategies to continually improve individual customer acquisition and retention. You will manage and report on all facets of the business; completing month-end, quarterly and yearly reporting. You will analyze data and critically assess your business to accurately forecast revenue levels and establish appropriate targets to achieve committed goals. You will review, develop and implement procedures that enhance the internal staff and the client experience.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring</strong></p> <ul> <li>Education and experience. You have a bachelor&rsquo;s degree and 5+ years of progressive business development experience in a retail or branch environment leading up to management. You have direct sales management experience. Distribution centre or warehouse environment exposure is an asset.</li> <li>A collaborative management style. You have strong people leadership skills and can effectively manage a team of twenty, including members in three satellite locations across the region. You know how to motivate and inspire a team. You will roll up your sleeves and pitch in where needed. You have exposure to the end-to-end recruitment process, strong business and financial acumen including inventory control and experience in managing all facets of a company &ndash; administration, finance, HR, marketing, sales, and operations.</li> <li>Communication. You have experience working in customer-facing roles and leading teams. You love building and fostering relationships with internal and external clients. You have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and can explain your ideas and thoughts in a variety of ways to get your point across. You are comfortable communicating on the phone, by email or in person - sometimes all at once.</li> <li>Flexibility and organization. You are an expert at juggling multiple projects, stakeholders and deadlines all while keeping your cool. You can prioritize, manage and organize a myriad of tasks as they come up throughout the day, be it from clients or other team members. You can quickly change your course of action to address changing needs and requirements while still delivering on deadlines.</li> <li>Technical Skills. You are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and are comfortable working on a computer, navigating various software and databases. Experience with Navision would be considered an asset.</li> <li>Additional must-have requirements. You have a clean criminal background check and are bondable.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join? We are Motion</strong></p> <p>At Motion, we&rsquo;ve undergone a recent transformation and we think that&rsquo;s exciting. With a strong reputation as experts in our field, we&rsquo;re turning inwards to foster a culture of belonging, giving and strength. Joining us now is a chance to be part of that momentum; a chance to make an impact in people&rsquo;s lives and help create a company environment you believe in.</p> <p>Thank you for taking the time to consider joining us. If you want to be part of our team, express your interest here.</p> <p>Motion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us.</p>