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City/Ville Fort McMurray
Province Alberta [AB]
Title/Titre Remote Camp - General Manager (CNRL Horizon)
Sector ESS [Remote Sites & Offshore]
About Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading foodservice and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and annual managed revenues of $1.5 billion in 2012. Employing 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £16.9 billion in 2012.


Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent -- Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  


ESS Support Services provides high volume food and support services to remote locations that include offshore oil rigs, coastal logging camps, large projects in the Alberta Oil Sands, and summer Cadet camps in the Yukon.


Position Summary

Position:           Remote Camp - General Manager (CNRL Horizon)

Job Rotation:    20 days on, 8 days off 
Location:           Fort McMurray, Alberta
This position exists to provide direction for the safe and efficient operation of ESS business activities within the remote camp. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring activities are completed according to the Board’s policies and are aimed at the achievement of the organizations objectives.
  • Provide leadership in financial planning, stewardship, analysis and forecasting.
  • Responsible for reviewing financial reports, recognizing variations and providing corrective actions to achieve budget.
  • Ensure the control and effective utilization of ESS assets through immediate subordinates.
  • An excellent understanding of Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations and statutes as it relates to Occupational Health & Safety and an understanding of employment laws.
  • Assist in the development of the organization objectives and ensure plans of action are outlined.
  • Develop strategies on optimizing all aspects of the operation through the maximizing of revenues, marketing and services.
  • Ensure workforce is utilized to its highest potential.
  • Develop a solid communication link with staff and customers, using a positive favorable image.
  • Responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the maintenance of all assets.
  • Ensure development requirements are identified and appropriate plans of actions are implemented to fulfill the needs.
  • Guide subordinates in the identification and achievement of the organizations goals and objectives.
This position would report directly to the Regional Vice President of ESS Canada.
Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):
  • Bachelor Degree or College Diploma preferred
  • 5-10 years  senior  management experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Remote Camp environment ideally with multiple camps
  • Significant experience in establishing, implementing and training Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Health, Food Safety/Quality Assurance policies and practices is required
  • Hospitality services (e.g.: hotel, diners, food and beverage etc.)
  • Knowledge of equipment and equipment maintenance
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Word)
  • Working with clients, customers, stakeholders and political individuals
  • Knowledge of building maintenance
  • Leadership Skills
  • Strong Marketing Skills
  • Organizing, Planning and Administrative Skills
  • Effective Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Proven Decision Making Ability
  • Good Flexibility and Innovative Skills
Thank you for your interest in a career with Compass Group!
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Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated fairly, which includes accommodation.  Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) is also an operational priority. Safeguarding the health and safety of our people and customers is essential to the success of our business.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.
Job ID 6626
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