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Careers - Commport Communications

E-commerce continues to be a high growth market and our leadership teams' entrepreneurial spirit is energized by the challenge to continue as leaders within our industry. Commport believes that empowering our employees to grow and develop opens doors for the future of our team, our business and our clients. We encourage collaboration and innovation to continue to provide our clients with the newest technological advancements in EDI, VAN and GDSN solutions.

We are continuously interested in talented individuals who want to progress their careers and make a difference to our business. If you have a passion for customer service, computer programming, and technology, and a desire to achieve great results within a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment - we'd like to hear from you. 

If you are interested in leaving a a resume please email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@commport.com.

All candidates must reside in Canada in order to be eligible for these positions

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All candidates must reside in Canada in order to be eligible for these positions

Commport Communications International Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Network Administrator 

Position Overview

Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, the Network Administrator is responsible for administering, documenting, and maintaining IT infrastructure and systems operations as well as professional and timely internal and external client support.  

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responds to internal and external client support requests as required.
  • Sets up, test, maintains and supports AS2 communication streams.
  • Supports and maintains EDI communications.
  • Conducts systems back-ups.
  • Restores systems and files as required.
  • Sets up, test, maintains and supports FTP and SFTP and Inter-VAN communications.
  • Supports and repairs hardware.
  • Supports and installs software.
  • Administers telephone system.
  • Documents processes.
  • Conducts daily system checks.
  • Performs daily and weekly housekeeping.
  • Investigates new technologies
  • Responds to after-hours and weekend calls in a timely manner.
  • Provides support to lower-tier team members (e.g. Junior Network Administrator).
  • Inputs all projects, tasks ,etc. into Microsoft Dynamics on a daily basis.

* All other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • 4 – 6 years experience in IT Technology
  • Knowledge and understanding of LAN/WAN technologies including Ethernet and TCP\IP communications, Routers/Switches, Network and Firewall configurations
  • Experience with current and legacy hardware platforms (CPUs and Chipsets)

Experience with various Microsoft desktop applications

Key Competencies:

  • Effective organization and communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills internal staff and external clients
  • Knowledge of various software utilities and applications
  • Understanding of AS2 and EDI communications
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced technology environment
  • Creative and imaginative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to work independently or as a collaborative team member

VP Finance 

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the VP Finance is responsible for the development of financial management strategy and contributes to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the Vice President of Finance will be charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures both in the finance and general operational realms. This is a hands-on position, requiring a finance executive with operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management in a high-growth, mission-driven organization.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Strategy, Vision and Leadership:

  1. Advises the Executive team and other key members of senior management on financial planning budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters.
  2. Effectively communicates and presents critical financial matters at select meetings, both internal and external.
  3. Contributes to the development of strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization.
  4. Maintains continuous lines of communication, keeping the COO informed of all critical issues.
  5. Represents the organization externally, as necessary, particularly in banking and supplier negotiations.

Operations:

  • Upgrades and implements an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures. 
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes the annual budget process.
  • Ensures that the company is adhering to the strategic plan, delivering status reports to the Executives.
  • Provides analytical support to the company’s internal management team including development of internal management reporting capabilities.
  • Brings continuous improvement to administrative and operational accounting services such as cash management, payment processing, payroll, accounts receivable, and purchasing.

Team Development/Leadership:

  • Oversees, directs, and organizes the work of the finance team (3 direct reports).
  • Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
  • Ensures staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development.
  • Establishes and monitors staff performance and development goals, assigns accountabilities, sets objectives, establishes priorities, conducts annual performance appraisals, and administers salary adjustments.
    • Mentors and develops staff using a supportive and collaborative approach: assigns accountabilities; sets objectives; establishes priorities; and monitors and evaluates results.

* All other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Research and Analysis
  • Decision making and Judgement
  • Providing Consultation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

Education and Experience:

  • Business or Accounting degree mandatory, a Master’s in Business Administration is preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a senior management role, ideally with both external audit and in-house financial management experience gained in a high-growth organization
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong mentoring and coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administration initiatives.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker
  • RCMP Criminal Background Check required (for Secure B Reliability Status)

Sales Representative 

Position Overview

Reporting to the VP, Business, Marketing and Sales, the Sales Representative possesses proven expertise in selling Software as a Service (SaaS), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and/or systems integration, ideally within the context of Supply Chain. The Sales Representative must work toward meeting and exceeding his or her sales forecasts and requirements, as well as supporting efforts by other members of the sales team to achieve overall corporate sales forecasts.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develops leads into Opportunities and builds relationships with potential clients to generate new business for Commport.
  • Negotiates and closes deals by understanding, building, and delivering client value propositions.
  • Creates or adjusts content of sales presentations to suit the needs of the target enterprise, working with marketing team to ensure adherence to corporate standards.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and changing market conditions.
  • Submits orders following practices and procedures as outlined in the corporate handbook.
  • Keeps management informed of activity and follows defined sales and order generation process by using internal applications such as MS Dynamics.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, and merchandising techniques.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by working with CSM’s as required.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Manages new contract negotiations and new business development initiatives, working as needed with the VP, Business, Marketing and Sales and other sales team members.
  • Travels domestically and internationally when required to support key sales presentations to partners and customers.
  • Forecasts and achieves personal annual sales targets in compliance with corporate sales forecasts.
  • Maintains an acceptably high level of both monthly and daily sales activity which support company’s revenue objectives.
  • New revenue generating strategic partnership development and management.
  • Contributes to the company’s documented functional department tactical plan implementation, tracking and compliance.
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues and staff to enhance a results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Attends weekly and monthly sales meetings and educational activities to improve competitive and business process knowledge as well as professional selling skills.

*All other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Energetic, outgoing personality with a desire to succeed
  • Tech-savvy - uses technology to improve customer collaboration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – verbal and written
  • Ambitious go-getter with strong organization and presentation skills
  • Prospecting expert
  • Ability to interact with people and build a network of customers
  • Open to new ideas, methods, and perspectives
  • Operate both independently and as part of a team
  • Must be coachable

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Communications, International Relations or equivalent required, MBA an asset
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in sales, account management, and/or business development roles in a B2B environment in the technology industry
  • SaaS software sales experience is a definite asset
  • Entrepreneurial drive and track record of success in building new revenue channels
  • Ability to travel is required on occasion (for trade shows and for sales)
  • Accustomed to speaking in front of large groups, and in presenting analysis to executive level clients and decision-makers
  • Strong negotiation skills, a financial acumen, and the ability to manage profitability
  • Demonstrate ability to build strong professional relationships with key business executives (internal and external)
  • Conversant and knowledgeable about technology, trends and how technology is being applied to address business challenges
  • Proficient at sales pipeline and budget management
  • Experience working with CRM’s – Microsoft Dynamics is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel
  • Bilingualism is considered a definite asset
  • RCMP Criminal Background Check required (for Secure B Reliability Status)