BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc General Manager – Seller Services Contract in Vancouver, BC

BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc

Branch Vancouver BC CA

General Manager – Seller Services
Vancouver, BC

10 years of proven leadership experience within a fast growing e-commerce company, including management of a highly motivated professional team….

Open a world of possibilities for our suppliers in a highly strategic role that will drive the evolution of BuildDirect’s vision and platform.

As General Manager, Seller Services, you will develop a strategy and business model to grow the revenue and adoption rates of suppliers, enabling our online marketplace. You will lead the thinking that helps drive key growth opportunities and your experience and perspective will help guide us to make important strategic growth decisions. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be part of the BuildDirect Executive team.

What You’ll Do

In this leadership role, you will:
Define and execute the strategy and business model to grow seller services and launch an online marketplace with immediate scale

Leverage and manage cross-functional resources to identify technology, marketing, sales, supply chain etc. requirements to deliver and monetize seller services

Determine business processes to support seller services strategy and the marketplace

Utilize a data driven approach to define new services, revenue streams and opportunities for growth

Accountable for all decisions impacting the success of the BuildDirect Marketplace, with responsibility for the P&L

Make a recommendation on the size of team needed for this business and then create and grow the team, either through external hiring or internal development.

Build and lead a high performing, cross-functional Seller Services team through hiring, mentoring and development.

What You’ll Achieve

Create and execute a business strategy and model that grows capacity (suppliers and products) and generates a self-funding revenue stream

Achieve targets of 100,000 net new skus

Getting existing suppliers onboard and functioning within the seller platform

Develop strong relationships

Build a pipeline of new suppliers and products which accelerates entry into the BuildDirect Warehouse Program


Master’s level degree in business administration or related field required

10 years of proven leadership experience within a fast growing e-commerce company, including management of a highly motivated professional team.

10 years experience defining and developing new market opportunities or products and services in innovative environments

8+ years of proven ability to build new revenue streams and build scalable business model

10 years experience within an eCommerce and/or Platform company

Strategic thinker with the ability to operationalize solutions to drive results

Strong collaboration skills with demonstrated experience building relationships

Recognized leadership capabilities and the ability to inspire action

An audacious spirit that embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm

High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do

Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo

High degree of empathy and the ability to see other’s perspective

Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday

Key Terms

Title: General Manager, Seller Services

Employer: BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc

Location: 2200-401 West Georgia Street, Vancouver BC V6B 5A1

Term: Contract

Annual Salary: $390,000-$430,000 + discretionary bonus up to 20%

Benefits: Approved expenses reimbursed, including accommodation costs

Vacation: 4 weeks vacation

Reports to: CEO

Manages: Will build the Seller Services team as part of responsibilities

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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