• Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10331
  • Salary: CA$125,000.00 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is conducting an exclusive search for a dynamic General Manager on behalf of Northstar Access. Northstar Access is one of the largest, fastest growing, and most respected scaffolding and access solutions providers in Canada. This role will operate out of Port Coquitlam, BC.

Northstar Access is seeking an entrepreneurial and growth-focused General Manager to join their team and lead their Vancouver location. This Manager will work closely with the leadership group based out of Toronto to help Northstar continue its expansion in British Columbia.

You will be a respected construction professional with a demonstrated background as a leader within the industry. You have built and led complex teams in dynamic environments and you are comfortable in the board room and on the job site and can instill pride of purpose in your team.

You have developed strong financial acumen and will be able to develop and refined budgets, with a keen eye on sustainable growth for the Vancouver branch.

If you are seeking a new challenge that is focused on growth, building a culture, and working for a company you are proud of every day, please reach out to Stephanie Patterson, at stephanie.patterson@matchboxhr.com


  • Develop and execute a growth plan for the Vancouver branch
  • Build, coach, train, mentor, and develop a cohesive, motivated, and diverse team
  • Manage the complete local value chain of activities (sales/estimating, field activities/execution, warehousing, equipment sourcing/supply, vehicle/fleet management) with support from corporate shared services (Finance, HR, Safety)
  • Foster a strong local culture to support the company’s goal of being the “Employer of Choice” in our industry
  • Ensure that all branch employees work in a safe environment and that every necessary precaution is taken to uphold that aim. All personnel must understand safe working practices and know the necessary procedures to take if safety incidents occur
  • Create and achieve local budget (P&L and annual Capex spending targets); Leading and driving profitability, growth, and direction in sales activities in line with company vision and values
  • Monitor and report on local business performance against plan; identify challenges and opportunities affecting sales performance and recommend action plans
  • Manage an estimating/sales team, as well as owning key/large customer relationships
  • Oversee daily scaffolding field operations, as well as rental, fulfilment & delivery activities from local yard
  • Identify and realize regional growth and product expansion opportunities (e.g., swing stages, other access solutions)
  • Ensure that all branch personnel understand the overall company objectives as well as their departmental objectives and that they work together to achieve the company’s mission. Be available to help resolve conflicting objectives. Reinforce continuously respectful communication between all departments.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a high-growth distribution/ construction/ industrial company with a strong operations orientation.
  • 5+ years of experience managing a cross-functional team of at least 12+ employees
  • 3+ years of successful P&L management experience, including budgeting and financial management
  • Track record for developing and mentoring a diverse team
  • Track record for achieving profitable growth in previous roles
  • 5+ years of experience with scaffolding or other access solutions (e.g., swing stage, etc) is an asset
  • 5-10 years of experience in the construction and manufacturing industry an asset
  • Any prior sales, estimating, or customer-facing experience is an asset
  • College or university degree in project management, business administration, or another relevant degree an asset


About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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