Business Development Manager, North America

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Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, 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, Bureau Veritas might be the place for you! Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry.


Bureau Veritas is looking for a Business Development Manager – North America


The Business Development Manager, North America will work closely with the Director of Business Development – NANLA, to drive sales and marketing, strategic planning and the development of new business streams for Verticalized Upstream Minerals (VUM) services in Canada and USA.


As a Business Development Manager, your responsibilities are:

  • Primary point of contact between Bureau Veritas Commodities Canada and assigned client base – Canada and USA
  • Build the Bureau Veritas business and brand in Canada, USA and within VUM
  • Develop new business opportunities for Upstream Minerals in Canada and USA (including MMG, MMM and MMO), and assist in VUM network
  • Liaise between Operations Managers and clients to make sure client needs are being met
  • Represent company at regional tradeshows and other events that will promote the awareness of BVCC and services available
  • Create and implement strategy for growth pipeline in Canada and USA
  • Monthly report detailing activities: Client contacts, quotes issued, follow up on quotes issued from previous month
  • Effective management of all advertising and promotion activities and needs
  • Comply with occupational health and safety legislation, BV Group Policies and Procedures, Upstream Minerals Management System Policies and Procedures and ISO standards applicable to the position
  • Working with Operations to design and commission new locations
  • Other initiatives, projects and tasks assigned by Senior Management


You are an ideal Business Development Manager if you have:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent – preferably in geology, business or marketing
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in business development for the minerals industry at an international level
  • Strong proficiency in English communications – verbal and written
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish, both verbal and written, would be an asset
  • Proven track record of achieving target objectives and outcomes
  • Experienced in office processes, practices and general computer software applications
  • Solid organizational and time-management skills
  • Effective problem solving and negotiation skills to handle time critical matters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver engaging presentations

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.

When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work. Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success. Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs.

Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility … This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society.

Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.

We respect our people and believe in our talents. We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries. We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.

Join our talented community of scientists and expertsand apply today at http://bvlabs.com/careers/current-opportunities

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