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Vice President, Franchise Development

Modern Cleaning Concept

Montréal , Québec

About the Organization
GDI Integrated Facility Services

GDI (TSX : GDI-T), a publicly listed corporation that is a leading commercial facility services provider. GDI offers a wide range of services in Canada and the United States to owners and managers of a variety of facility types including office buildings, hotels, shopping centres, industrial facilities, healthcare establishments, distribution facilities, and airports. GDI’s commercial facility services capabilities include commercial janitorial, technical services including the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC-R, mechanical and electrical systems, as well as other complementary services such as janitorial product manufacturing and distribution.

Modern Cleaning Concept

Modern, a subsidiary of GDI, is Canada’s fastest growing janitorial services company. For more than 20 years, it has delivered exceptional cleaning services to commercial clients through its network of franchisees, and supported by innovation. They are a dynamic, growth-oriented team working in a fast-paced environment focused on supporting their franchisees and providing customer-centric service to their clients.

Modern Franchisees

The Modern network has over 700 franchisees who provide high-quality service and foster long-term relationships with their clients. Franchisees are expertly trained by the Modern Operations team to ensure they are equipped with the most efficient and effective cleaning methods. Modern franchisees are entrepreneurial-spirited individuals who are backed by national infrastructure. Modern is one of the few Canadian companies to have established a 100% green cleaning program. Modern delivers cleaning services built with green standards and procedures using environmentally friendly cleaning products.

Position Description
Vice President, Franchise Development

Reporting to the President, Franchises Group for GDI, the Vice President, Franchise Development is the architect behind the deployment of a new franchise concept. This new concept will focus on selling territories to franchisees to develop with multiple service lines. The Vice President, Franchise Development will play a key role in building this concept, while developing various business strategies to promote the project and to ensure visibility and profitability of the Modern banner for the organization.

Moreover, the Vice President, Franchise Development will be the cornerstone of sales and marketing to secure franchisees for the franchisor and also to secure customers for the franchisees.

Key responsibilities

Candidate Profile
Vice President, Franchise Development

The Vice President, Franchise Development is known for his ability to develop strong relationships with various stakeholders. A result driven and innovative thinker, he shows great leadership and demonstrates a deep understanding of the franchising process all while having successfully deployed similar franchise systems across various markets in Canada and/or the US. The future Vice President, Franchise Development must have the desire and ability to understand the end customer experience as well as the Modern banner experience reality, to then be in a position to propose a unique and leading-edge franchise program which will address the real market needs in a highly competitive environment.

Experiences and Competencies

Personal Characteristics


The role is based in Montréal at Modern Cleaning Concept’s headquarters.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume and information to and indicate the position title and organization you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

We would like to thank all the applicants, but regret that we are only able to personally contact those individuals whose backgrounds best match the requirements for the role.

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