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Branch Director - 18 Months Contract

Job Number: J0921-0470
Job Type: Temporary
City, Province, Country: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: External Sales
Number of Positions: 1
Job Location: Barrie

A leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration sectors for almost 70 years, The Master Group is the largest independent HVAC-R distributor in Canada. The company employs over 1,000 dynamic and devoted individuals who serve the industry at over 50 branches and 4 distribution centers spanning from coast to coast. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn at:

While actively involved in the operations, the Branch Director plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operations of its branch.

Principal tasks:

• Interview, hire and establish a process for ongoing staff training
• Understand all company policies and procedures related to the position
• In partnership with Operations Director, develop internal succession plan to support business growth
• Lead by example
• Develop and maintain good business relationship with all internal and externals parties
• Develop new sales initiatives, strategies to achieve sales objectives
• Promote and maintain a safe working environment
• Take ownership to ensure performance reviews are completed in a timely manner and action plans are in place for development of staff
• Lead, and coach the sales team to promote customer service excellence
• Proactively monitor industry developments to keep up with changes and make recommendations as needed
• Ability to resolve technical problems
• Direct and advise staff in the accomplishment of their tasks
• Plan, administer and control various budgets (contracts, equipment, inventory, supplies, etc.)
• Maintain a good administrative management
• Support client services, offer technical support to clients and employees
• Plan and participate in the annual inventory


• Excellent aptitudes for leadership, motivation, and coaching
• Good interpersonal relationships and team player
• Strategic thinker and results oriented
• Ability to build a motivated sales team
• Demonstrated ability to identify business opportunities in relation to growth strategies
• Self starter with a determination to succeed
• Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Strong business acumen with solid work ethic
• Excellent communication skills
• Displays personal and corporate integrity
• Ability to lift and carry heavy loads and climb ladders
• Previous experience in the motor/fan industry
• Previous retail management or supervisory experience (an asset)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Work conditions:

  • Group insurance from day 1 (medical, dental, short and long term disability insurance)
  • Contribution to a group RRSP upon hiring
  • Employee assistance program (service of psychologists, lawyers, notaries and parental assistance)
  • Access to telemedicine with health professionals by chat or secure video session from day 1
  • Contribution to membership in a fitness center
  • Reimbursement of membership or renewal of a professional order
  • Free coffee