Business Development/Account Manager

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Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Company: Bureau Veritas

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo?


If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest minds, Bureau Veritas Canada might be the place for you!


Here are our Core Values:



Ambitious & Humble

Open & Inclusive


If these values resonate with you, Bureau Veritas is looking for a:


Business Development/Account Manager
Varies depending on suitable candidate (Western Canada)


Job Overview and Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s Onsite Laboratory services. Personally contacts and secures new business accounts/customers.


Primary responsibilities include the following (but are not limited to):


  • Accountable for profitable sales to new and existing accounts within strategic targets of the Canadian Onsite Laboratory market.
  • Establish and execute on tangible sales plans that detail specific markets, addressable market opportunities, specific targets, influential positioning and tactics.
  • Identify, leverage and plan utilization of specific communication channels that will effectively influence the target market(s), including: personal selling strategies and collateral, digital communication, customer education events, tradeshows and conferences, advertising and relationship enhancement activities.
  • Plan and work collaboratively with Director, Onsite Laboratory Operations and Business Development Manager, Oil & Gas to prepare responses to significant RFPs and RFQs and lead the “bid desk” process. Conduct follow-up as required.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Develop a schedule for proactive engagement with customers on their list of clients. The focus will be on face-to-face meetings with clients, along with interaction via telephone or email.
  • Represent Bureau Veritas Laboratories by being an ambassador of the brand at conferences, workshops, trade association meetings and other industry networking events.


Is there a mutual fit? You ideally have:


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience selling services. Experience within the Petrochemical & Industrial Manufacturing industries would be an asset.
  • Suitable candidate must be comfortable with cold calling, pursuing leads from social media campaigns and proactively searching for new business.
  • Willingness to regularly travel throughout their assigned region.
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline to our industry (i.e. Sciences) would be an asset.
  • Bilingual would be considered an asset
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-driven, action-oriented and energetic



  • Base salary + Commission



  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • STD & LTD Coverage
  • Company RRSP match
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Professional Development
  • Ability to Work Remotely



  • Sales: 4 years (Required)
  • Salesforce: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Experience within the Petrochemical & Industrial Manufacturing industries (Asset)



  • Monday to Friday
  • May require flexible workings hours and overtime


Work Remotely:

  • Yes
  • Ability to travel (Required)


Bureau Veritas Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.


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