New Job Manager Operations, Terminals In Ontario

Manager Operations, Terminals
Manager Operations, Terminals

Manager Operations, Terminals

Company : Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is a unique and dynamic place to work. Approximately 1,800 GTAA employees work non-stop with our partners and agencies to deliver a safe and welcoming airport experience at Canada’s leading global hub airport, Toronto Pearson. The impacts of the pandemic have been significant to our industry, yet we remain Pearson Strong and are realizing the opportunity to accelerate our Healthy Airport commitment. Join us on our accelerated journey in creating the airport of the future in a smart, healthy and profitable way.

What's in it for you!

We offer our GTAA members amazing benefits, including retirement planning, group health benefits, employee assistance programs (EAP), paid leave, education and training, as well as recognition and rewards programs.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Associate Director, Terminal Operations, the Manager, Operations Terminal is accountable for coordinating and leading the day to day operational and customer service activities at Toronto Pearson. Responsible in ensuring a seamless flow for the passengers, achieving service level agreements contributing to on time performance for our airline partners, this role leads a “day-of" operational team in a matrixed environment charged with delivering best in class customer service, operational excellence, safety and security.

Key Accountabilities:

Service Delivery

  • Manage changing priorities and effectively oversee the management of emerging operational issues – communicate and mobilize the team for response
  • Identify operational trends, engaging the team to formulate solutions/recommendations and overseeing the planning and execution
  • Responsible for high level decision making for day-of operations and timely communication to day of team and other
    management as required
  • Identify, prioritize and execute against changing needs, assign resources as needed
  • Identify patterns, problem areas, and gaps in service delivery and make suggestions for improvement
  • Develop and implement effective solutions to drive performance and operational integrity.
  • Delegating responsibilities, as required
  • Pro-actively anticipate issues and mitigate before issues impact passengers and customers
  • Resolve conflicts or complaints from customers and employees
  • Analyze information and processes and develop improvements to optimize the efficiency of the operations
  • Generate reports and present information to upper-level managers or other parties

People Leadership

  • Drive strategic clarity by ensuring people understand how the work contributes to the overall vision
  • Improve and innovate by listening to ideas and empowering decision-making capabilities
  • Influence by helping people navigate the organization to remove obstacles, barriers and build collaboration opportunities
  • Lead people by providing coaching and guidance through meaningful feedback on daily tasks
  • Execute flawlessly by clearly defining what expectations and success looks like in order to foster a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations

Relationship Management

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and partners to drive operational performance
  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership for Toronto Pearson’s airlines, agencies, and partners that creates a shared vision and works with them to deliver results every day


  • Must have a post-secondary degree or diploma in Aviation Management; Business Management or Logistics, and/or
    equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience working in a large and sophisticated customer base
  • Minimum 3 years’ leadership with people management experience, preferable in a matrix organization and multiple
    operations experience
  • Ability to work rotational shift work (day, evening and weekend)
  • Obtain and retain a Transportation Security Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to influence, collaborate and negotiate cross functionally in a unionized environment, as well as with external
    partners to achieve results
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively reach a broad audience of internal and external customers, guests and other key partners
  • Strong decision-making skills and demonstrates a sense of urgency to deliver operational excellence
  • Ability to successfully manage under pressure and respond to critical and or changing priorities throughout the day
  • Ability to coach and performance manage a large team
  • Solid business insight and business improvement attitude to solution immediate issues and to identify trends, provide recommendations, plans and implement corrective action

The GTAA is a federally regulated private sector. The Government of Canada has suspended mandatory vaccination requirement for federally regulated transportation sector workers. The GTAA continues to monitor government and health developments relating to COVID -19 and may re-introduce the Vaccination and proof of Vaccination requirements in the Policy at any time.