Business Development Manager

Colliers Project Leaders - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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BE A Game Changer. BE Dynamic. BE Influential. Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders as we continue to pursue new market segments and grow our client base in both existing and new geographical regions. Join our team as a Business Development Manager in Edmonton.

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. Through our Get it Right Solution™, you’ll ensure we get it ready, get it built and get it performing - so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.

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 with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. To learn more about Colliers Project Leaders, visit

We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team in Edmonton.

What success looks like:
Hunting new business and opening doors
Initiation and nurturing of prospective client relationships to seek out and secure specific opportunities where Colliers Project Leaders’ experience and expertise can be leveraged
Providing support to marketing and sales efforts with existing clients, including exploring opportunities to sell new and expanded service offerings
Collaboration with the marketing team on targeted sales and marketing strategies
Assessment of networking and trade show opportunities in the region from a business development perspective and assume a leadership role to plan, speak at and participate in relevant events
Proactive participation in regional and national business development, marketing and sales meetings
The ability to play a major role in setting and achieving annual and monthly sales objectives and targets for the region along with the Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development and other Business Development Managers
An ability to articulate a Unique Value proposition
The ability to leverage the company’s CRM software through regular and consistent use and update

Who you are:
An effective Business Development Manager in our organization is one who can effectively build a relevant network of business contacts and leverage that network to identify, pursue and secure new opportunities essential to our organizational growth and expansion.

Our Business Development Managers meet sales targets by organizing, motivating and leading business development activities for their respective business units. Working collaboratively with the Senior Vice President, Principals, Senior Project Managers, Marketing and Proposal Team Members and other Business Development Managers, this individual will lead the implementation of annual business plans, will be responsible for generating and responding to leads and providing sales and marketing support to business unit team members.

As Business Development Manager – Northern Alberta, you will be calling on Municipalities, Post-Secondary Institutions, Health Care providers and organizations with large real estate footprints. Based in Edmonton, you have a passion for creative deal making, are comfortable talking numbers and know how to network and work a room. Experience in a true hunting, new business role is highly valuable.

What you bring:
A university degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce, Marketing or a combination of relevant academic and practical experience
A minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar business development, role for professional services or consulting firms, or other non-commodity sales environments
Previous experience in public sector, design, construction or real estate industry environments are a strong asset
Strong connections with Municipal leaders and Indigenous communities are a strong asset
Previous experience developing and executing tactical sales plans as well as regularly exceeding established quotas and account objectives
An established track record of also managing a sales funnel with a long (12-18 month) sales cycle
The ability to acquire and maintain strong networks of influential industry contacts within the region as well as maintain involvement with applicable regional and national industry and trade associations.
Drive, ambition and the ability to work collaboratively with a technical team while holding others accountable
Experience managing complex RFP responses

Bonus skills and experience:
Professional industry credentials such as the Certified Sales Professional designation is a strong asset
Proven ability to train others
Public Speaking skills and experience
Strong leadership and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence others
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Proficient in MS Project, MS Word and MS Excel as well as CRM systems