We are looking for a proven leader in asset management with strong financial acumen and expertise in fleet management, maintenance programs, and facility oversight to join our client’s team as Vice President of Asset Management, based at their head office in Moncton, NB.  As a senior member of the Executive Team, you will have full operational and budgetary responsibility for fleet and facilities.

As the successful candidate, you will work with key stakeholders across the company to provide safe, reliable facilities and equipment with a focus on strategic planning and financial management. You will be responsible for establishing and managing an in-house asset management framework, including defining key performance indicators, roles, responsibilities, and overseeing metrics to identify areas for improvement. Regular reporting and updates to executive leadership will be a key part of your role. In this position, you will plan, develop, monitor, and ensure adherence to fleet and facility maintenance budgets, presenting projections and managing both long- and short-term financial planning. Additionally, directing and forecasting the capital spend for facilities and fleet, developing detailed 3-year and 5+ year capital forecasts, will be crucial.

Additionally, you will drive the development and implementation of maintenance plans to enhance fleet reliability and utilization, ensuring compliance with DOT standards. You will oversee fleet maintenance provided by internal facilities and contracted fleet maintenance with external providers across North America to ensure cost-effective, quality repairs. You will ensure fleet operations meet customer service requirements by maintaining the correct fleet size, specification, and lifecycle management. You will also track fleet performance metrics such as utilization, cost per mile, and downtime.

A crucial aspect of your role will be managing the real estate portfolio, including land and facility purchases, sales, and leases, to ensure the organization has the right facilities in the right locations to meet customer needs. You will address complex real estate issues and lead strategic sourcing and procurement activities, developing and maintaining strong supplier relationships.

As the successful candidate you have a university degree with a concentration in Engineering and/or equivalent experience.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for cross-functional collaboration and mentoring a high-performing team.  Knowledge of maintenance and repair of transport trucks, tractors and auxiliary equipment as well as maintenance facility design, construction and upkeep would be preferred.

If you are interested in becoming part of an organization that will value your leadership, experience, and dedication to excellence, click on the “Apply for Job” button below to confidentially share a copy of your resume.  For additional details on this opportunity, please contact Lynn Breau at 506-852-8043 for a confidential exchange of information.


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