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Atlantic Oriental Wholesale Inc.

Job Description:


Full-time, Salary Base $80,000 ~ $100,000

Location: 127 Seal Point Rd, Upper Port La Tour

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Chief Operating Officer or COO to oversee our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-incommand and responsible for the efficiency of business. The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you. The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

  • Oversees day to day operations among 3 facilities
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Assist CEO in lobster buying activities
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors

Specific Skills

  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role in seafood industry
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

Security and Safety

  • Bondable

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal masks will be provided

Work Site Environment

  • Office Space

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Time to time, overtime is required depending on the situation and circumstances
  • Frequent travel between each facility (Pictou NS, South Shore NS and Cape Tormentine in NB, there are total 3 facilities)

Personal Suitability

  • Responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Able to work alone
  • Leadership

To Apply:

Please send Resume to cscott@swemployment.com or drop it off at The Nova Scotia Works Office @ 25D King Street Shelburne

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