Operations Manager Job in Southport for CBO - Canadian Base Operators | Jobs.ca

Operations Manager

April 29 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Executive, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Project Management, Business Analysis, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Southport, MB


Canadian Base Operators’ Southport team is growing! If you are a committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Operations Manager is located in Southport, MB and typically reports directly to the Manager Support Services (MSS) / Site Manager. Their primary focus is to manage the operational aspects of those services being provided to support airport operations, including personnel and equipment resources. In addition, they will manage internal and external correspondence by all manners of communication, including contractual, financial, and human resource matters. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Liaise with MSS in the monitoring and delivery of services to our clients
  • Prepare, review and finalize contract amendments
  • Assist in contract-related matters and performance team meetings
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual reports as required
  • Prepare and review deliverables associated with lease agreement
  • Be conversant with invoicing, budgets and forecasts, and cost control
  • Facilitate site-wide employee communication
  • Implement and enforce corporate human resource policies
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory standards and employment law
  • Support and participate in corporate initiatives
  • Adhere to all corporate policies, procedures and initiatives
  • Perform other tasks as required


  • Leadership
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Management or a related major

Any of the following certifications/designations are considered an asset:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation
  • Certified Engineering Technologist
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • 10 years’ experience in managerial capacity in multi-service operations in the past 15 years
  • Project Management / Operations Management in Aviation industry


Proficient knowledge and understanding of:

  • Contract management
  • Financial statements – read and comprehend
  • Applicable local and provincial labour codes
  • Managing / leading union and non-union staff
  • Business operations processes
  • Organization and time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • MS Office
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Able to obtain Radio Operator and Airside Vehicle Operator Permits
  • Able to obtain certified member status with the International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE)
  • Must obtain Level I Enhanced Reliability from the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate

Canadian Base Operators welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Apply now!