Job: PDX General Manager – Motivate International, Inc.

Job Title *
PDX General Manager

Company/Organization *
Motivate International, Inc.

Job Description *
Motivate is the world’s leading bike share operator, powering systems in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and other North American cities. We have nearly 17,000 bicycles in our fleet and 150,000+ members throughout the ten systems we operate, and are growing fast.

In September, 2015, it was announced that Motivate International, Inc. was selected by the City of Portland to plan, implement and operate its bike share system. Portland is continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate so this is a very exciting opportunity for a General Manager to join our Motivate team.

We’re committed to innovation and working actively with our vendors to provide best-in-class technology to deliver great customer experience and operational excellence.

Motivate is led by one of the world’s most innovative transportation executives as CEO and is backed by world class investors.

We offer an opportunity to work with the most passionate, creative and proven team in this emerging, dynamic industry that is transforming cities around the globe.

Overview of Position:

The General Manager will be responsible for supporting the launch of the program and overseeing all aspects of the bike share system’s ongoing operations. The GM will represent Motivate to program stakeholders, including the City, the program’s sponsors, and the community. This position reports to the VP of Operations.

Key Aspects of Position:

Oversee all aspects of the bike share customer experience, including system operations/maintenance, membership and corporate sales, customer service, and interaction with vendors and clients.
Oversee and carefully manage budget to control costs, forecast revenues, and ensure system viability.
Manage multiple subcontracts.
Maximize revenues and profitability for bike share system.
Use and improve bike share operations best practices.
Identify and share opportunities for efficiency.
Identify and address key strategic barriers and opportunities critical to the success of local operations.
Work closely with City, sponsors, and other business and community stakeholders.
Ensure contractual obligations are met or exceeded.
Ensure reporting metrics are met, and where needed, improved.
Ensure reporting is complete and timely delivered to clients and senior management.

How to Apply *
Please apply directly to the link attached below:

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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