(778) 432-3004 orders@psiprocurement.com

Director of Business Development – Full Time – Permanent

Location:

Procurement Solutions International – Victoria B.C.

Full Job Description:

Procurement Solutions International is a produce importer/exporter company that provides top quality produce, locally and globally sourced. Our company is expanding and looking for a detail-oriented and driven Director of Business Development to join our team. Reporting to the CEO, you will be in charge of supporting the development of our business.

Duties Include:

  • Develop and implement an annual sales and budgeting plan
  • Develop company strategic plan
  • Spearhead customer recruitment and retention
  • Develop new products
  • Manage and cultivate supplier relations
  • Brand management and development
  • Recruitment and development of new team members

Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate about the produce industry with an authentic approach to business development
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Experienced in developing strategic plans
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, as well as be an active team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage and recruit teams
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Ability to operate both at high level strategic/market level and also down at the detailed tactical level (e.g., spreadsheet analysis, developing presentations, etc.)
  • Ability to converse with key decision-makers in an organization and comfortable with negotiation
  • Be a strategic and creative thinker, with the ability to make good and sometimes difficult decisions
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment to effectively develop customer accounts
  • Ability to deal with situations when information is difficult to obtain or is complex
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications. Experience with Sage 50 accounting an asset
  • Willing and able to travel periodically domestically and internationally

Education:

  • Technical BASc Degree, engineering credentials would be an asset
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in fresh produce trade, production experience is beneficial
  • Entrepreneurship experience
  • Experience building relationships and working with Mexican and/or Spanish suppliers

Salary compensation to be determined according to the level of experience.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Language:

  • English
  • Spanish (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

Applicants Apply:

For more information:

(778) 432-3004

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Email cover letter and CV/resume to:

sonya@psiprocurement.com

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Snail mail cover letter and CV/resume to:

Attn: Sonya Cox – General Manager

#108 2220 Sooke Road

Victoria, B.C. V9B OG9  Canada

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Application deadline: 2022-02-02