Vice President National Sales

  • 2023-02-24
  • Are you a top-performing sales leader with a passion for developing and executing winning go-to-market strategies that deliver accelerated performance outcomes across Canada and US? Do you want to be part of a global manufacturing giant that is rapidly growing market share in North America based on unparalleled product technology and an unwavering commitment to innovation? Are you a change agent, who aims to inspire their colleagues to reach new levels of performance?  If so, please carefully review this confidential executive leadership opportunity and considering applying to learn more.  
    An industry leader in their space, our client, has a solid track record and ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional solutions and value to their clients and customers. With a rich history of global success going back more than 150 years, our client has been growing its market share successful in North America for the last decade and they are just getting started.  Their strategic ambition is to double their business in the next 5 years, leveraging their outstanding performance focused business culture, and commitment to team member learning and development.
    To help facilitate their 5-year strategic goal attainment, they are seeking to add a dynamic and experienced Vice President Sales to lead their National Sales Team based in Canada. The successful candidate can operate from anywhere in Canada as long as they have reasonable access to a major international airport.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of the North American leadership team that is shaping and executing a multi-year growth strategy that will double the business within 5 years.
    In this role, you will be responsible for building and developing a world-class sales team capable of exceeding performance goals established by the company. 
    What you will be doing:
    • Develop and execute a 5-year sales growth strategy to meet and exceed revenue targets
    • Communicate the tactical execution plan required to execute the 5-year strategic plan and corresponding financial results, including timelines and objectives
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers and partners
    • Lead, coach, and motivate a team of sales professionals to meet and exceed their targets – develop a world class team of sales professional
    • Conduct market research and analysis to stay ahead of industry trends and competition
    • Key contributor to growth strategy, forecasting and financial planning activities 
    • Define and track key performance indicators to measure the success of sales efforts
    • Foster a collaborative, innovative, performance-based business culture 
    • Travel as required to fulfill job requirements – domestic and international
    The experience you bring:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering or a related field, MBA is an asset
    • More than 10 years of sales leadership experience, with track record of exceeding financial targets
    • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • English language required; French language considered a strong asset
    • Experience in developing and executing sales strategies and plans
    • Ability to build strong relationships with customers and partners
    • Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills with the ability to provide recommendations
    • Proficient with use of software and technology to improve business results – ERP, CRM, Microsoft Office etc. 
    In addition to the exciting growth opportunities and challenging work environment, they offer a competitive executive level compensation package that includes a base salary, performance-based incentives, and comprehensive benefits.

    If you are highly motivated, optimistic, team-oriented and seeking to inspire and engage your team to deliver targeted results despite obstacles encountered, then we invite you to apply in confidence for immediate consideration using the “Apply” button.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted.

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.
    Lock Search Group is a National Executive Recruitment firm with 11 offices in Canada and one in the United States, a staff of more than 30 Consultants and Associates, and expertise in 11 major disciplines. Our mission is to provide exceptional Recruitment and Consulting Services to clients and candidates. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver solutions with a personalized approach that focuses on clients’ needs and candidates’ goals. 
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