Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

  • Vice President, Business Development

    Location CA-ON-Ottawa | CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
    Job ID
    Business Development
  • Overview

    BE Ambitious. BE Progressive. BE Influential. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders. Join our team as Vice President, Business Development.  


    At Colliers Project Leaders, we help our clients succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.


    In this role, you’ll join our dynamic senior leadership team and focus on driving a strong sales culture within the organization. Our growth plans are aggressive, and our national sales targets reflect this. We’re looking for a strategic leader who can lead a team of regional Business Development Managers to achieve success and ensure our commitment to building and maintaining strong client relationships. Working collaboratively with marketing and proposal teams, this individual will work to further strengthen Colliers Project Leaders’ brand and messaging in the marketplace.   


    With over 600 employees and 27 + office locations throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offers a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on our clients’ vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIGI), an industry leading global real estate organization with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. To learn more about Colliers Project Leaders, visit Through our Get it Right Solution™, our project teams ensure we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.


    We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team in either our Ottawa or Toronto offices.


    What success looks like:

    • Ensuring a sales and business development culture with senior leaders, the business development team and other internal stakeholders resulting in achievement of national sales targets and company growth
    • Development and implementation of successful business plans and sales strategies
    • Development of a cohesive business development team all working to a common goal of organizational success
    • Providing effective coaching and mentorship to senior management, the business development team, marketing and proposal teams, and other internal client groups relative to business development and sales strategies
    • Improvements in brand awareness, implementation of effective sales and marketing campaigns, and building a consistent sales pipeline
    • Continuous improvement of business development and sales tools, processes, procedures, strategies, tactics and plans
    • Act as a key Client Relationship Manager (CRM) for major client accounts and lead major national pursuits or critical proposal submissions


    Who you are:


    We’re looking for an experienced Business Development Executive to further define and develop a business development culture within the company that instills a true focus on best-in-class account management and sales.


    You can take ownership of the sales strategy and implement a national business development plan that ensures growth in key market segments. The Business Development and Senior Management teams will look to you as a leader, coach and subject matter expert relating to key sales, business development and customer relationship management techniques and strategies.  


    Are you looking to build upon your reputation as a Business Development Leader, make a difference for new and existing clients, and become part of our incredible success story? Look no further.


    What you bring:

    • A Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration, Commerce, Marketing, Management or other relevant field of study
    • At least 15 years of experience in business development management and leading a National team of professionals within the project management or design consulting environment, construction industry or commercial real estate market
    • Demonstrated experience developing and executing national sales strategies with measurable objectives and KPIs
    • An established network and industry contacts that can be leveraged on a national level
    • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Solid influence ability and collaborative approach when working with Senior Leadership, the Business Development team, clients and other internal and external stakeholders

    Bonus skills and experience:

    • Professional industry credentials such as Certified Sales Professional (CSP) or Certified Sales Leaders (CSL) from the Canadian Professional Sales Association a strong asset
    • Involvement in national industry associations an asset
    • Conflict resolution skills and the ability to resolve a variety of client, project and people challenges
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite and CRM systems


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