Scandinavian Building Services has been a Canadian leader in retail and commercial cleaning for the last 60 years. Starting as a small family owned and operated business in Edmonton Alberta in 1982 to offering full service janitorial and building maintenance across Canada today. We attribute our success to staying true to our core values of Service, Motivate, Respect, and Connect. As we continue to grow we are looking to add a Regional Director of Ontario to the Scandi Family!

What’s in it for you:

  • Awarded one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies: We’re committed to a high level standard of excellence for both clients and our Scandi Family.
  • Growth Opportunities: A place to hang your hat. We want our employees to grow with us long term.
  • Stability and Job Security: Even through tough economic times we’ve continued to steadily grow, and we aren’t slowing down any time soon. With a strong national presence across Canada
  • Family First Culture: We are and have always been a family owned and operated business. We have family friendly events year-round and affectionately call our team members the Scandi Family.
  • Benefits: We offer a comprehensive medical and dental plan as well as personal days off.

What your day to day will look like:

  • Create, evaluate and test new service processes, procedures, and equipment to develop and maintain preventative maintenance methods, performance management methods and enhanced cleaning techniques.
  • Communicate with staff to resolve performance and personnel problems; discuss and implement company policies and procedures encouraging staff to provide solutions and ideas to problems that may arise.
  • Hire, performance manage and terminate Account Managers within region as required with Human Resources support
  • Build strong relationships with clients responding with a sense of urgency and maintaining regular check ins with major clients.
  • Lead the set up of new accounts tailoring customer service requirements and negotiating customer rates while ensuring existing service contracts are upheld and maintained.
  • Travel this role will be 70% travel locally and up to 10% within a larger region.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Must have minimum 5 years managerial/ leadership experience with mid-senior level direct reports, specific janitorial industry experience preferred
  • Post secondary education in business or management is preferred.
  • Ability to drive business development in the region
  • Excellent relationship building skills with ability to engage a team and drive improvement initiatives.
  • Intermediate computer skills including; PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Excel.

At Scandinavian Building Services we are an equal opportunity employer who values a diverse workplace. We recognize the strength that comes from different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives and welcome all candidates to apply. We feel it is important that all people have access and opportunity to be employed, to be valued and to be respected.